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  • High Ranked Brands In The Equitrend Poll

    February 1, 2013
    Here are the year’s highest ranked brands within in the household and personal care space, as noted in the Harris Poll EquiTrend study: Health & Beauty Products/Mass-Market Cosmetics:Physicians Formula Health & Beauty Products/Prestige…


  • Brands with Staying Power

    February 1, 2013
    The 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study has assessed 1,500 brands across more than 127 product categories to identify 15 that have flexed their staying power “muscle” year after year and ranked No. 1 in their respective categories every…


  • Oh Baby! Baby Care Market To Hit $66.8 Billion by 2017

    February 1, 2013
    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global baby care product market will rise from $44.7 billion in 2011 to $47.7 billion in 2012. The Albany, NY-based firm projects the category will rise to $66.8 billion…


  • A Look at HBA Products On SymphonyIRI’s 2011 Pacesetters List

    February 1, 2013
    SymphonyIRI Group has revealed the most successful food and beverage and non-foods consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands in its 2011 New Product Pacesetters report—so where do household and personal care products stack up? Th…


  • AP/Deo Market Is An Industry Hot Spot

    February 1, 2013
    The deodorant and antiperspirant industry recorded 16% growth between 2006 and 2011, and according to Mintel’s latest report, population growth in the US will continue to drive this category through 2016 and beyond. “Antiperspirant/deodo…


  • Mintel Launches Household & Personal Care Service

    February 1, 2013
    Mintel Launches Household & Personal Care Service Mintel has launched a news service, Mintel Household & Personal Care. Developed in response to client feedback, Mintel said its service provides predictive analysis and cri…


  • Christmas in July: Selling The ‘Challenged Gifter’

    February 1, 2013
    Much attention has been placed on the role that the last minute shopper plays during the critical Christmas holiday season, but new research from Unity Marketingsuggests there’s another type of shopper to keep an eye on this winter.…


  • Hand It To Them: ‘Salonistas’ Are Fueling Nail Care Market

    Hand It To Them: ‘Salonistas’ Are Fueling Nail Care Market

    January 31, 2013
    There’s been a significant upswing in the number of women who have two or more manicures in a six-month period. The mass nail care market has grown by leaps and bounds for the past three years&m…


  • Online Coupon Hunting Habits

    January 31, 2013
    Nearly half of US consumers—about 88.2 million—will use online coupons and codes during 2012, according to a recent analysis done by eMarketer, and by the end of 2013, 96.8 million US adults will have used such discounts.…


  • Are Parents Failing in Back-To- School Bargain Shopping?

    January 31, 2013
    Only 26% of parents say they are shopping wherever the best back-to-school (BTS) promotions are offered, according to WSL/Strategic Retail’sBack-to-School 2012 How America Shopstrend report, which tracked what stores and categories parents are…


  • US Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals Market Forecast

    January 31, 2013
    The US demand for cosmetic and toiletry chemicals is forecasted to rise 5% a year to $9.9 billion in 2016, according to a report available from Reportlinker.com. Greater consumer spending on cosmetic and toiletry products, as well as trends fav…


  • Lysol Leads the Pack in Harris Poll

    January 31, 2013
    According to the 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend study, Lysol all-purpose cleaner ranked highest in brand equity in the household cleaner sector. Here’s a look at more data from the category: Brand Equity Ly…


  • Little Loyalty in Body Care

    January 31, 2013
    Forget loyalty when it comes to body care products. New research from Mintel finds that nearly a quarter (23%) of those who use body care products at least once a week usually just buy what’s on sale. The market research firm contends this has…


  • Harris Poll Ranks Brand Equity in Household Cleaner Category

    Harris Poll Ranks Brand Equity in Household Cleaner Category

    January 31, 2013
    The Harris Poll EquiTrend annual study has revealed which household brands Americans rank highest in brand equity, and the study’s cleaner brand of the year is Lysol All-Purpose Cleaner. The survey includes more than 38,000 Americans and measur…


  • US Consumers Look Forward To Holiday Shopping

    January 31, 2013
    By the slimmest majority (51%), US consumers say they have already made their holiday shopping plans this year and will be buying gifts with cash that they have set aside specifically for the holidays, according to Accenture’s annual consumer h…