Although the U.S. professional nail care market posted an 8.3% gain in 2021 at almost $700 million, market levels are still only three-quarters of the value in 2019. By contrast, in 2021, the at-home nail polishes category was 26% larger compared to 2019. This is also in divergence from other segments of the professional beauty market; U.S. salon hair care rebounded to 10% above 2019 levels, while U.S. professional skin care surged to more than 20%.
LATAM’s lubricants market is recovering from the COVID-19 crisis and nearing pre-pandemic volumes, but further growth will differ depending on the lubricants segment itself. Continue reading
The away-from-home cleaning wipes market registered healthy gains driven by the unprecedented sales of hard surface disinfectant and sanitizing wipes in 2021. While almost half of the I&I professionals we surveyed stated that the impact of COVID-19 on businesses was rather neutral, more than 75% of them noted dynamic changes in cleaning procedures. Here are four of the most important ones:
China has outdistanced North America to become the biggest market for synthetic latex polymers in 2021.
The two key axes of development in the salon hair care market are new product launches and partnerships/mergers and acquisitions—and we have our finger on the pulse of these through our brand-new, always-on Professional Hair Care Intelligence Center. Below, we summarize some recent salon news. Continue reading
The U.S. market for I&I cleaning ingredients used in hotels, restaurants, and catering (HoReCa) is expected to flourish and serve as the industry’s bright spot over the next several years.
K18 has been making headlines in our Kline PRO U.S. database, with revenue growth in excess of 100% in 2021. Granted, the brand was barely a blip on the radar of Kline PRO in December of 2020, with just one item — Khairpep K18peptide Mask — for sale. Then, in January 2021, a rebranding of the product, which included a name change to K18 leave-in molecular hair mask, brought a tripling of sales, followed by a tenfold increase in February. Sales through the year continued to rise, culminating in K18 breaking into the top 100 best-selling brands of 2021.
Two representatives from Kline’s Energy practice have grudgingly returned to our headquarters in New Jersey after spending three days at the STLE’s 76TH annual meeting and exhibition at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in sunny Orlando, FL.
Growing demand for poultry in five Southeast Asian countries is necessitating stricter animal-health regulations and higher hygiene standards which, in turn, is driving increased use of pest control products.
Cleaning in the away-from-home environment takes place two or three times more frequently now than in the pre-COVID era, according to our latest survey with over 600 industrial and institutional end users. A majority of 56% of respondents see increased cleaning frequency as the new standard and expect it to continue for the foreseeable future.