Fragrance is one of the few European beauty markets where premium brands dominate, accounting for approximately 70% of sales; premium fragrances are regarded by many to be aspirational, yet affordable. Even during the economic downturn, consumers pre… Read More »
Time to rethink that tedious morning elevator ride. ThyssenKrupp, a German conglomerate whose specialty is automotive technology, recently unveiled an elevator that can move sideways as well as up and down and even diagonally too, thanks to magnetic… Read More »
Its Centennial Celebration over, the Consumer Specialty Products Association charts a path for growth for another century. One thing is constant, however, CSPA will remain a trusted business partner for members, regulators, legislators, retailers and NGOs.
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EXTON, PA– A cheese manufacturing company in Wisconsin had been using static spray balls to clean their mozzarella and provolone cooling baths and was frustrated with the slow, inefficient process. Each tank has to meet strict sanitation guidel… Read More »
The rapid rise in the popularity of Greek yogurt is apparent to anyone who has seen the yogurt aisle at the grocery store recently. Showing no signs of slowing down, the USDA recently awarded a contract to supply high-protein Greek-style yogurt in… Read More »
L’Oréal USA’s Professional Products Division and its hair care brands—L’Oréal Professionnel, Kerastase, Redken, Matrix, Pureology, Shu Uemura Art of Hair, Mizani and Essie Professional—are collaborating wit… Read More »
It could have been worse—he could have been president. Remember when Steve “Flat Tax” Forbes wanted to be President of the United States? He couldn’t buy the nomination then and now, it turns out, he can’t hold on to the… Read More »
The US chemical industry never had a great track record when it came to finding the sweet spot. You know, making just the right amount of stuff to keep the plant humming without sending prices crashing through the floor. Too often, when business was… Read More »
Nielsen has formed a new agreement with The NPD Group to jointly produce the quarterly US Beauty Cross Channel Monitor.
The report is the most comprehensive review on the US beauty market performance available to the industry currently, providing the… Read More »
Sales of male grooming products in Asia are now growing faster than the personal care category as a whole, with a 9% increase in 2013 compared to 6% across the entire personal care market. With use of products that are exclusively “for men&rdqu… Read More »
We live in the Era of Big Data (Happi, April 2014, p. 54). It enables suppliers to run thousands, no millions, of tests in search of new materials; helps marketers reach critical “go-don’t go” decisions on new product launches and m… Read More »
Besway Home Products’ Clean & Care Laundry Detergent, which donates all retail profits from every sale to a charity of the buyer’s choosing, is enabling more proactive ways with its new Ready-to-Help (RTH) program.
RTH is designed to… Read More »