After several chaotic years, the away-from-home hand care market is finally resetting – and some recent changes are here to stay.
Author Archive: Laura Mahecha, Director, Agrochemicals and I&I Cleaning Products
Kline Q&A: Here’s What’s Happening in the Mosquito Control Industry
In a recent survey of more than 500 pest control operators, we asked some key questions about everyone’s least favorite picnic guest: mosquitoes. The results are in, and Laura Mahecha, Director of our Agrochemicals sector, is offering insight on the industry in this Q&A:
Biopesticides Are a Strong Growth Opportunity in the Agrochemicals Industry
Double-digit growth of biopesticides around the world is driving new product development, according to our latest research.
Are the Lines Blurring Between Consumer and Professional Cleaning Brands?
Historically, distributors held the lion’s share of I&I cleaning products sales, with retailers, online sites, and direct sales being relatively smaller. However, since the pandemic disrupted the supply chain for cleaning products, some significant shifts have been seen in the purchase channels for end users. In fact, our recently published Janitorial and Housekeeping Cleaning Products USA study revealed some interesting channel moves:
Train Derailments, Natural Disasters Stress the Importance of Vegetation Management
Recent train derailments in the United States are highlighting the importance of regular maintenance of rails and train cars as well as vegetation management near railways.
Which Floor Pads and Mop Pads Are High in Demand in I&I Settings?
Findings from our survey with over 500 end-use decision-makers revealed that disposable mop pads are gradually being adopted at the expense of re-launderable mop pads. Almost two-thirds of the respondents said that they would be somewhat or very willing to switch to disposable mop pads. The market segments with the highest willingness to switch are industrial facilities, office buildings, and schools.
Public Health is at the Heart of the $100 Million-Dollar U.S. Mosquito Control Industry
From a recent survey conducted by Kline among mosquito control professionals in the United States, the average annual budget spent is $1.5 million to control mosquitoes.
Beauty Inside Out: The Top Trends in Supplements
Beauty nutrition products continue to rise in popularity as consumers are exploring new ways to look and feel good, from the inside out. Such products have found homes in all channels of distribution—offline and online—in the United States, and their sales are projected to increase at a CAGR of 9% through 2025, according to our research. Growth within this dynamic segment is being fueled by several key trends, including:
How Rodent Control Is Boosting the U.S. Pesticide Market
The total market for rodenticide products in the U.S. is estimated at over $400 million, according to our latest research, with the consumer market growing more than 10% over the past few years and the professional market increasing by approximately 5%. The overall figure is based on early estimates of sales in the consumer, professional pest management, agriculture, and urban centers segments at the manufacturers level.
Three Trends Influencing the Demand for Professional Floor Care
Our recent survey of over 1,000 professional decision-makers revealed several dynamics that are impacting the future spending of and demand for floor care products, including: