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:
AAD Unveils the Biggest Moves of Top Brands in Aesthetic Skin Care
Last week, team Kline joined hundreds of industry professionals and enthusiasts in New Orleans at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting to explore the future of aesthetic skin care. “The exhibit hall was vibrant,” says Dana Kreutzer, Project Lead in our Beauty and Wellbeing sector. “It featured the latest products, services, and clinical studies from over 350 exhibitors, including those offering aesthetic skin care products, devices, pharmaceuticals, practice management, and more.”
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:
Consumer Sales Brings U.S. Rodent Control Market to All-Time High
The U.S. market for rodent control products is being led by the consumer segment, bringing overall sales to USD 400 million.
Top Five Trends to Watch in Home Fragrances in 2023
The home fragrances market slowed down in 2022 after recording nearly 17% growth the prior year, as stated in our soon-to-published report. The economic uncertainty and inflation contributed to consumers being more mindful of their purchases, leading to a decline of nearly 3% in mass retail sales. Despite this, home fragrance brands found ways to achieve growth by following key trends that are expected to continue into this year.
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.
How Automotive Cooling Fluids Are Stepping Up to Support Changes in the Automotive Industry
The automotive coolants market is experiencing changes, driven by shifts in automotive design technology, as well as the desire for longer fluid service life and better performance. Modern vehicles have engines that are downsized and have higher power density compared to conventional vehicles so that they are compact and can run faster. These engines function at higher temperatures and need to be supported by cooling fluids that can offer good heat removal and robust corrosion protection properties.
How the Growing Usage of Future Fuels Will Transform the Marine Lubricants Industry
The shipping industry has faced two major challenges from 2019–2022: the implementation of International Maritime Organization (IMO) norms on the maximum allowed sulfur concentration to be 0.5% in marine fuel, which are also known as IMO 2020 norms, from January 1, 2020, and COVID-19, which disrupted normal operations. The next challenges that the industry is expected to face are the decarbonization 2030 and 2050 norms. This article will focus on the aftermaths of the IMO 2020 norms and COVID-19 on the marine lubricants industry and how it is likely to evolve in the future as the shipping industry tries to meet the decarbonization targets.
Scalp Care Is Top of Mind: What New Products Are Standing Out and Why?
A new year brings many resolutions to “get healthier,” and that pledge extends to the scalp in 2023. Fortunately, consumers have a wide range of products to choose from, and the selection is growing. Since January, 15% of the launches picked up by the New Products Tracker in Kline’s Professional Hair Care Intelligence Center provide scalp care benefits.