Christine Esposito , Associate Editor || April 3, 2013 A coalition that includes sunscreen ingredient companies, dermatologists and sunscreen manufacturers calls on FDA to create a pathway for new UV filters.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || April 3, 2013 The shampoo and conditioner segments have undergone dramatic change during the past 50 years. But some of the biggest changes in the category may be taking place right now.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || April 3, 2013 Nobody wants to live in a dirty home, but do they really want to take all the steps necessary to get their homes clean? You know, washing, mopping, disinfecting, wiping. It’s exhausting to type it, let alone do it—and it’s a conun…
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || March 13, 2013 From powders to single dose packs and pods, convenience and performance have driven the US detergent category over the last 50 years. And while consumers have benefitted from these all advances, they still don’t like doing laundry.
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.
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.
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.
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…