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  • The Kindest Cut...

    The Kindest Cut...

    July 22, 2014
    'Man-scaping' catches on in the US.


  • At-Home Devices: Low Awareness, But High Satisfaction

    July 2, 2014
    Skin devices, such as the one below, have low penetration rates, but high satisfaction levels, according to Kline & Company. In fact, nearly 70% of respondents from its newest consumer research, which queries women from China, France, Germany, Ja…


  • I Always Feel Like... Somebody’s Watching Me

    July 2, 2014
    The vast majority—80%—of consumers aged 20-40 in the US and the United Kingdom believe total privacy in the digital world is a thing of the past, and nearly half (49%) said they would not object to having their buying behavior tracked if…


  • Like Father, Like Son

    July 2, 2014
     In a study conducted by grooming company Wahl and Opinion Research Corporation, half of all men learn to groom from their father or a father-like figure. Of those who received dad’s grooming guidance, most remember it as an important mom…


  • The Scent of Southern Men

    The Scent of Southern Men

    June 19, 2014
    NPD finds regional support in fragrance sales.


  • Direct-Sale Prestige Fragrances Post Significant Gain

    June 2, 2014
    The NPD Group, Inc. reports that direct-to-consumer sales of US prestige fragrance grew 10% in the 12 months ending February 2014 to $285 million. Although just a fraction of the $3.0 billion US prestige fragrance market, the performance of products…


  • Laser Procedures on the Rise, Frost & Sullivan Study Finds

    June 2, 2014
    Aesthetic procedures, though cost-intensive, have increased during the past decade. With patients gradually shifting from more complicated, time-consuming invasive procedures to minimally invasive and non-invasive ones, surgical lasers in particular…


  • Mildness To Drive Demand For Amphoteric Surfactants

    June 2, 2014
    Driven by the boost in demand for mild and skin friendly surfactants in the personal care industry, the value of the amphoteric surfactants market is estimated to exceed $1 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2014 to 2019, according to a new repo…


  • Buy This. And That. And That.

    Buy This. And That. And That.

    May 21, 2014
    Americans have put The Great Recession behind them for good and they need a vacation, acording to the latest data from Mintel. The research firm's annual comparative audit report, American Lifestyles 2014, suggests that renewed consumer spending…


  • Mother’s Day Shopping Trends

    Mother’s Day Shopping Trends

    May 8, 2014
    PriceGrabber reveals data on recent spending.


  • Target CEO had a Bullseye on his Back

    Target CEO had a Bullseye on his Back

    May 5, 2014
    Gregg Steinhafel resigns over data breach.


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Fragrance Sales in Direct Sales Channel Are on the Rise

    May 2, 2014
    According to The NPD Group, Inc. direct-to-consumer sales of US prestige fragrance grew 10% in the 12 months ending February 2014, to $285 million. While it remains a fraction of the $3.0 billion US prestige fragrance market, the performance of produ…