Year: 2008

Growth for the Natural Products Segment Outpaces the General PersonalCare Market by a Landslide

Karen Doskow, Kline Consumer Products Expert, presented at the conference on organic and natural products Ride the Next Natural/Organic Wave held in the New York Hilton Hotel this week. This conference and exhibition focused on the regulatory issues for packaging and product claims, technology surrounding this market, and the next wave of new ingredients and areas of focus, as seen in three all natural/organic tracks with almost 50 sessions and 40 corporate exhibits.

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Kline Assesses Estée Lauder’s Investment in India’s Top Spa Brand

Estée Lauder’s acquisition of a minority share in India-based spa products marketer Forest Essentials has not only landed the cosmetics giant a stake in the country’s biggest selling spa brand, it may also pave the way for Forest Essentials to expand globally, according to analysts at worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company. Kline’s consultants predict the move could spur future expansion in Lauder’s specialty retail strategy to capture a bigger piece of the $6.3 billion personal care market in India.

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Kline Study Shows Brazilian Cosmetics & Toiletries Market Boosted by Middle Class Buying Power

Continued expansion in the Brazilian economy has afforded cosmetics and toiletries marketers one of the most robust markets in the world in recent years, according to new data compiled by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company. With nearly 14% growth in cosmetics and toiletries sales in 2007, Brazil now ranks fourth in the global market and is poised for further double-digit growth over the next five years.

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Kline Expands in Europe with Opening of Prague Office

Kline, the worldwide consulting and research firm, today announced the opening of its new office in Prague. Following close on the heels of Kline’s Oxford, UK, office opening this past December, this new location in the Czech Republic demonstrates the firm’s continued commitment to providing its growing European client base with the highest level of service.

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