Mosquito vector control is a critical aspect of public health in the United States as these pesky insects are known carriers of various diseases, including West Nile virus, Zika virus, dengue fever, and malaria. In this blog, Laura Mahecha, Director in our Agrochemicals sector, answers three key questions regarding the multifaceted market for mosquito control.
In the global professional nail care market, the United States has emerged as a true frontrunner, while Europe is still navigating unique hurdles on its path to recovery. The United States market registered a growth rate of almost 6% in 2022, slowing down from the 7.3% recorded in 2021. Conversely, Europe’s growth is down by 2.5% in 2022 from the 3% growth that was registered in 2021. What led to this interesting contrast?
The Barbie movie is officially a billion-dollar blockbuster and is on track to be the highest-grossing movie of the year. Can the movie’s success help turnaround sales for hair lightening services, which have been soft over the last 12 months?
The market for railway pesticides is relatively stagnant, reflecting the subdued dynamics of the rail industry. There are approximately 140,000 miles of railways in the United States, with only minimal new track miles added in the past decade. On the contrary, abandoned rail lines—due to businesses moving and the lack of use—partially offset these gains. Such closures underscore the challenges that the market for railway pesticides faces, as the demand for solutions to maintain vegetation along tracks wanes in tandem with the decline of these routes.
Much to the delight of American women, oral contraceptives, known as “the pill,” will now be available without a prescription.
Gone are the days when the indie beauty scene was solely focused on trendy skin care, makeup, and hair products. Now, bath and body care products are emerging on the scene, and this shift has opened a world of opportunities for new indie brands in these categories.
Over the past three years, the market for consumer pesticides and fertilizers has grown by a 4.1% CAGR to reach over $7 billion, according to Kline’s recently soon-to-be-published Consumer Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizer USA. The gains were driven by multiple factors including an estimated 25 million new gardeners added to the category who are interested in maintaining lawns and flower and vegetable gardens, therefore increasing demand for garden herbicides, fertilizers, and insecticides.
The Canada market for professional cleaning products is experiencing changes that will create opportunities for suppliers and alter the market with new trends. These changes include:
The herbicides market for vegetation management in range and pastureland has seen significant changes over the last three years, according to our latest research.
Consumers are increasingly incorporating facial skin care treatments into their regular beauty routines and viewing these as a staple that is adjacent to other beauty upkeep services, such as mani-pedis and blowouts.