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  • What’s America’s Financial Attitude?

    May 2, 2014
    According to results of a recent Harris Poll, while attitudes haven’t changed overwhelmingly since last December, some shifts in plans for the next six months may indicate that Americans are questioning their financial prospects over the next f…

  • Moms’ Work-Life Balance By Generation

    May 2, 2014
    A survey of 2,163 moms and dads about the impact their generational status has on their own work life choices and satisfaction, released by the Working Mother Research Institute, found that Millennials are the happiest generation of parents reporting…

  • Interaction Beyond POP is Key for Brand Loyalty

    May 2, 2014
    According to new research from Accent Marketing Services, the key to repeat customers is personalized communication from brands after purchases. According to Accent’s 2014 Survey “Beyond the Point of Purchase–A Look at Behaviors tha…

  • Get Clinical Trial Advice, FDA Insights and Formulating Expertise

    Get Clinical Trial Advice, FDA Insights and Formulating Expertise

    April 29, 2014
    All that and an exhibition, too, at Happi's Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop 2014.

  • Antibacterial Soaps Reduce
Food-borne Illness Risk

    Antibacterial Soaps Reduce Food-borne Illness Risk

    April 17, 2014
    A significant reduction in the presence of Shigella is reported.

  • Cosmetics Market To Top
$635 Billion by 2019

    Cosmetics Market To Top $635 Billion by 2019

    April 15, 2014
    Demand to grow 6.3% a year to 2019.

  • It’s ‘Amine’ World

    April 1, 2014
    World demand for amines will rise 3.8% annually to 7.0 million metric tons in 2017, led by robust growth in China, as well as strong gains in other developing economies throughout Asia, the Africa/Mideast region and South America, according to data f…

  • ‘Selfies’ and Rising Plastic Surgery Rates

    April 1, 2014
    Ellen Degeneres took a star-studded one during the Oscars, and even President Barack Obama has been in a few…The rise of ”selfies” is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry according to a new study by the Ameri…

  • IRI Reveals Top Launches of 2013

    April 1, 2014
    Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) has revealed its 2013 New Product Pacesetters report, an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year CPG sales success for newly launched products. With 190,000 new UPCs and 9,500 new brand launc…

  • Skin Market Sales are Driven by Quest for a Flawless Face

    April 1, 2014
    The US prestige skin care market grew 3% in the 12 months ending January 2014, reaching $3.6 billion in sales, according to The NPD Group. Products for the face brought in $2.8 billion, representing 78% of the business and two-thirds of the new dolla…

  • Beauty Fares Well in 2013

    March 5, 2014
    The US prestige beauty industry grew 5% in dollar sales in 2013, according to The NPD Group, Inc. in its first look at 2013 global year-end results for skin care, makeup and fragrance. Skin care and makeup each experienced healthy gains of 7%, while…

  • Non-Surgical Treatments Rise

    February 7, 2014
    Nearly one in five (18%) American women have undergone one or more non-surgical cosmetic treatments, an increase of four percentage points in two years, according to Multi-sponsor Surveys’ 2013 Cosmeceutical Update. According to the s…

  • The Best and the Busts In Cleaning Products

    The Best and the Busts In Cleaning Products

    February 7, 2014
      Consumer Reports’ recommendations are valued by shoppers, and the consumer advocate publication recently revealed what cleaning products it finds are worth the money and which are  “a waste of elbow grease.” For ins…

  • Men and Their ‘Vanity Affair’

    Men and Their ‘Vanity Affair’

    February 7, 2014
    Younger men are more likely to use moisturizers than their older counterparts. Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care routine, but according to new Mintel research report on the male grooming sector, some 58% of men ages 18-24 a…

  • New Weapons in the War 
On Acne and Rosacea?

    New Weapons in the War On Acne and Rosacea?

    February 3, 2014
    Dermatologists see benefits in the use of probiotics