• ACI Cleans Up

    ACI Cleans Up

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 13, 2013
    || Attendance jumps, membership grows, and marketers and suppliers get down to business at the American Cleaning Institute’s annual meeting in Orlando, FL.

  • Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 13, 2013
    || Like many of their customers, suppliers to the detergent industry continue to wait for the global economy to make a complete recovery. In the meantime, they’re counting on innovation to propel the market forward.

  • Of Aches & Acne

    Of Aches & Acne

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 13, 2013
    || Over-the-counter remedies run the gamut from anti-itch to anti-zit. Some categories are growing faster than others, and there are several profitable niches to be mined.

  • Style in Motion

    Style in Motion

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 13, 2013
    || Today’s styling aids deliver performance—and care—in a variety of forms.

  • Guiding Light

    Guiding Light

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor March 13, 2013
    || Wearing sunscreen and other products with SPF is becoming as common as brushing your teeth or combing your hair. No wonder then that sales of suntan lotion and oil in mass market outlets rose more than 3% to $1.2 billion (see chart below) in the pa…

  • Saving Face

    Saving Face

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor February 12, 2013
    || A look at the facial skin care segment over the years.

  • Natural/Organic Has Room to Grow

    Natural/Organic Has Room to Grow

    Imogen Matthews , In-Cosmetics February 12, 2013
    || After slumping during The Great Recession, global sales of natural and organic cosmetics and toiletries topped $9 billion in 2011.

  • Katz Comes Back

    Katz Comes Back

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director February 12, 2013
    || Fragrance industry veteran Neil Katz is back in the game with Omni Scents.

  • Trade Association Directory 2013

    Trade Association Directory 2013

    February 12, 2013
    || Following are the contact details of trade associations that serve varioussegments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in the pages of Happi.Associations not listed should contact the editor at 70 Hilltop Rd., Ramsey, NJ 07446,Tel: (201) 825-2552; Fax: (201) 825-0553; E-mail: tbranna@rodmanmedia.com

  • Great Communicators

    Great Communicators

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director February 12, 2013
    || From its new headquarters in Philadelphia, EMD Chemicals works closely with its customers to create unique personal care products.

  • The Annual happi Buyer

    The Annual happi Buyer's Guide

    February 12, 2013
    || Here is a comprehensive guide to suppliers of raw materials for the manufacture of soaps and detergents, cosmetics and toiletries, waxes and polishes, disinfectants and sanitizers, insecticides and other chemical specialties.

  • The Green Way

    The Green Way

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor January 21, 2013
    || Marketers are keeping up with the growing demand for natural personal care.

  • Where’s the Bounce?

    Where’s the Bounce?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 21, 2013
    || Unit dose products promised to revolutionize the laundry detergent segment. But nearly a year into their launch, category growth remains elusive.

  • Why Business as Usual Won’t Work Anymore

    Why Business as Usual Won’t Work Anymore

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 21, 2013
    || The world is changing, and not all for the better. The global detergent industry meets in Singapore to grapple with the complexities that define this New Normal.

  • The O Factor

    The O Factor

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor January 21, 2013
    || Olfactory, that is. Performance is job one in household care, however the fragrance must hit the right note with consumers.

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