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.
The National Medical Products Administration in China issued four new regulations to rule out counterfeit products and unqualified institutions from the professional skin care market. As these policies came into play, the medical care providers channel witnessed a strong double-digit growth of more than 27% in 2021, according to our Professional Skin Care Global Series report. The new policies regulate the industry from a product’s life cycle perspective, including the process of production, operation, circulation, and advertising; however, they catered to a limited expansion of brands, such as Winona, that focus on public hospitals.
Cosmoprof Bologna returned with an in-person edition connecting more than 2700 exhibitors from 70 countries with over 220,000 visitors from 140 countries. Even the absence of Chinese and Taiwanese professionals due to the COVID-induced restrictions still in place in the countries could not shake these numbers.
Prestige beauty brands like Clinique, Sunday Riley, and By Terry, have traditionally lived in high-end retail environments such as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, and Sephora. Now, these brands are combining convenience, accessibility, and premium beauty in mainstream retail to reach today’s beauty consumer who is shopping cross channels more than ever before. This is especially beneficial for Gen Z consumers, who are navigating seamlessly online and offline for their beauty products.
Long gone are the days when the electric vehicle (EV) “revolution” in India was considered mere buzz; the moment has clearly arrived. Sales of electric vehicles in India doubled in 2021 compared to 2019. Automotive players have made tremendous investments in setting up dedicated EV capacities, particularly in the two-wheeler segment. Numerous private players have also invested — and are continuing to invest — in infrastructure to support EV charging and/or battery swapping. Further, favorable policies by the central and state governments are creating an environment that will help drive EV sales. Against this backdrop, we provide an update on EV manufacturing, charging infrastructure, battery swapping, government policies and subsidies, and acceptance by Indian consumers.
The natural gas engine oil (NGEO) market is projected to grow at almost a 4% CAGR out to 2026, driven by the global shift toward renewable energy that’s been accelerated by the Russian/Ukraine war. Continue reading
Kline is ready to take major steps toward reducing our carbon footprint – and eventually arriving at a net-zero destination. Continue reading
Legacy beauty brands such as Chanel, over the years, have been known to release home fragrance products during the holiday season. In 2022, these once limited-edition products for holiday gift-giving are now becoming a mainstay for beauty brands as consumers look to further elevate their home space with the same beloved scents from their perfumes, hair products, and body lotions.