Health and wellness devices are largely untapped and can be a burgeoning opportunity for healthcare, beauty, and technology manufacturers, finds Kline & Company’s new Health and Wellness Devices report. One of the trends driving the strong growth in this market is that consumers are looking to build healthier lifestyles in order to improve their quality of life and reduce medical costs. Health-conscious consumers are also slowly shifting their focus to home care using devices such as blood glucose and pressure monitors, heart rate monitors, pedometers, teeth whitening devices, etc.Continue reading
in-cosmetics Asia is an industry-leading event, providing personal care ingredients suppliers with the ideal platform from which to showcase the very latest products and innovations available from within the market. The conference is taking place in Bangkok, November 6-8.
Kline’s Nikola Matic will be presenting Global Personal Care Ingredients and Asian Salon and Spa Skincare – From China To South Korea.
Join us on September 6, 2012 at the Chemical Marketing & Economics Group meeting in New York.
Eric Vogelsberg will discuss the current M&A environment and its key underlying trends and drivers, sharing Kline’s views on the impact on the personal care value chain. He will examine how the continued consolidation and evolution of players is altering the structure of this business and the competitive landscape, increasing our understanding of why personal care remains one of the hottest spaces in M&A.Continue reading
Skin care is the most technologically advanced and fastest evolving category within the beauty industry. Building on an estimated market of $88 billion in 2010 and expected to reach over $102 billion over the next five years, this segment is being fueled by relentless growth in emerging markets, coupled with continuing demand for natural and anti-aging products in developed markets. Innovation and efficacy remain the keys to capturing and maintaining market share in this vibrant sector.
To this end, Kline is proud to be part of Skincare Ingredients 2012 Virtual Conference & Expo.Continue reading
Recently at in-cosmetics Barcelona, Nikola Matic, Kline’s Chemicals and Materials Project Manager, delivered the presentation Opportunities in Skin Care: Exploring Specialty Actives where he shared insights gleaned from Kline’s latest findings: Specialty Actives in Personal Care: Multi-Regional Market Analysis and Opportunities. These included the significant drivers and trends behind the growing ubiquity of specialty actives and how multifarious consumer demands are shaping the market and affording formulators ever greater opportunities.
Shortly afterwards, Matic was interviewed by Michelle Yeomans on behalf of William Reed Business Media. Watch this short, but informative interview here.
Read Matic’s incisive article Does the Consumer Drive Actives Development? here.
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Sales in the U.S. salon hair care arena were sluggish for most of 2011, down 0.4% to $2.4 billion and still below pre-recession levels of $2.5 billion; however, not all is dull, with hair color being the largest and most vibrant category, shining with a near 3% growth in 2011.Continue reading
Data for the U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market in 2011 has been tallied, unquestionably confirming a rewarding year. The slump is over for many in the industry, and the market records the best year in more than a decade, with sales growing strong in several categories. The winning product classes are makeup and fragrances. Continue reading
With the ongoing efforts of beauty companies to create sales opportunities outside of the United States, we set out to see just exactly what makes the BRIC markets of Brazil, Russia, China, and India tick. We wanted to hone in on the purchase channel that we felt epitomized the growth of these markets and found that the direct sales channel was the one to explore.
The direct sales channel in BRIC markets outpaced the worldwide beauty sales growth of a 4.7% compound annual growth rate from 2006 through 2011 by more than double.Continue reading
Kline’s Nikola Matic, drawing upon many years of extensive and international market-research, will be at in-cosmetics Barcelona on April 17, 2012 where he’ll share timely specialty actives insights and trends gleaned from Kline’s recently published report Specialty Actives in Personal Care 2011: Multi-Regional Market Analysis and Opportunities.
Within the specialty actives market, consumers are often the trend-setters. A growing consumer understanding of active ingredients in personal care products driven by extensive media coverage is compelling active ingredients manufacturers to innovate. Continue reading