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  • Cleaning in America

    September 3, 2014
    According to a survey commissioned by CLR, one-third of Americans consider themselves to be cleaning fanatics with the average American spending almost five hours a week cleaning and mothers with children under eight years old spending an average of…

  • The Chosen Few Get Chosen A Lot

    August 1, 2014
    Coca-Cola, Colgate, Oreos and Downy are part of an elite list, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s Brand Footprint study of the 50 Most Chosen Global FMCG Brands. In fact, only 16 global FMCG brands were chosen by consumers more than one billion t…

  • Leading Beauty Brands Cut Back on Q1 Ad Spending

    August 1, 2014
    Fueled by the Winter Olympics, total advertising expenditures increased 5.7% in the first quarter of 2014 to $34.9 billion, according to recent data from Kantar Media. According to Jon Swallen, chief research officer at Kantar Media North America, w…

  • The Most Trusted Brands in America

    August 1, 2014
    BrandSpark International has revealed the “Most Trusted” brands in the American CPG sector.  Consumers’ reasons for citing a brand as being their most trusted vary by category. For health and beauty brands, trust is built on qu…

  • Style & Appearance
On a Global Scale

    Style & Appearance On a Global Scale

    July 23, 2014
    New Euromonitor International study looks at grooming habits around the world

  • Scientific Skin Care

    Scientific Skin Care

    July 23, 2014
    Offers the best of both worlds

  • Market Opportunities
For Wound Healing

    Market Opportunities For Wound Healing

    July 22, 2014
    Propels demand for growth factors and skin substitutes.

  • 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 moment…

  • 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…