American consumers are increasingly using personalized subscription services for clothing, beauty products, and meal kits—plus vitamins and nutritional supplements. In a category worth more than $10 billion—with as much as 75% of the population regularly consuming supplements—the sheer number of available products and brands can be confusing. That’s why personalization makes sense, as it helps consumers navigate a somewhat perplexing category. Continue reading
When consumers encountered problems with rodents or insects in their homes and gardens in the past, their first thought was to contact the local pest controller or garden service. But over time, with greater retail product availability, consumers have made the switch to conducting treatments at home by themselves. This allows for quicker, easier treatments and, most importantly, greater savings for consumers who don’t have to worry about labor costs. In 2019, sales for consumer pesticides and fertilizers were estimated at almost USD 6 billion, an increase of nearly a billion dollars in three years, as reported in Kline’s Consumer Pesticides and Fertilizers Market: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities.
Unlike other professional beauty segments, the professional nail care market may still see a spike in sales thanks to nail polishes and care categories, which consumers turn to for a treat and/or to maintain or establish a part of their routine they can still control. Our recently published Professional Nail Care: Post-COVID Forecast report forecasts a CAGR of 3.9% through 2025 in the best-case scenario compared to the previously projected CAGR of 3.0% through 2023. Gels, the leading category, is expected to be the best-performing category with a CAGR higher than the market average in all three scenario forecasts. Nail polishes, the worst-performing category pre-COVID-19, is expected to emerge as the second best-performing category even in the worst-case scenario.Continue reading
In this insightful podcast, Kline’s experts in the home fragrance industry discuss arising opportunities in the home fragrance market and the impact of COVID- 19 on sales. Here are seven key takeaways from their talk: Continue reading
As professional skin care outlets re-open across the country, we’re looking at what the future holds for them. Lockdown restrictions are now being eased, but the question remains: How will the market’s three pillars—salons and spas, physicians, and retail (namely, e-commerce)—re-emerge? Continue reading
About a decade ago, Staples started carrying select cleaning products in its stores to help offset declining sales and low margins on some office supplies being sold. These products were largely targeted at small- to mid-sized commercial end users in office and professional settings, such as office managers. Therefore, the product mix was mainly surface wipes and restroom cleaning products. Continue reading
Naturals have flourished globally, with the segment now representing a more significant proportion of the cosmetics & toiletries market around the world. In both Brazil and China, the dominance of nature-inspired brands was a predominant factor for the segment’s growth, while in Europe and the United States, truly natural indies take center stage.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the high single-digit growth rates recorded over the years are now questionable for the future, with certain categories impacted more than others. Join our upcoming webinar to truly understand the naturals movement around the world, along with its drawbacks, possibilities, and projections.
While the spotlights are on biopharmaceuticals, the OSDF segment represents more than half of the 1100+ billion USD global pharmaceutical market. With sizeable markets in large developed countries but also large growth potential in some other parts of the world, it is the segment with the greatest opportunities for excipients suppliers.