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Kline’s latest Aesthetic Skin Care Consumer Insights 2023: U.S. Survey reveals that in 2023, aesthetic skin care consumers are sophisticated, trend-conscious, and economically aware. The aesthetics industry has responded to tighter budgets by shifting toward lower-cost treatments and skin care products, while wellness services and new beauty trends are gaining popularity, with a focus on
Nematodes are plentiful in soil and can be beneficial to plants as they can eat fungus and bacteria, and also improve the overall health of the soil. However, some nematodes can cause certain problems for plants or crops.
Argentina teeters on a recession; is new President Milei a cause for optimism in the agricultural industry?
This past week, Argentina elected a libertarian president, economist Javier Milei, who promises to reduce the size of government and replace the nation’s currency with the U.S. dollar.
After a regulatory stalemate among member states, the European Commission voted to allow the continued use of glyphosate, a chemical herbicide used as the active ingredient in Roundup, to be sold until 2033. Individual countries can opt to ban the ingredient; however, on the whole, the EU will allow its use on crops and for
Sustainability took center stage at this year’s ISSA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, which buzzed with activity as the trade association celebrated its 100th anniversary. Several innovation awards were given to products that contribute to minimizing waste, reducing plastic, or cutting down on chemicals.
To date ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’ (EPR) schemes relating to lubricants and waste oil have been introduced in more than 60 countries, including a dozen in Europe formed under the auspices of EU Waste Directives, starting with Italy in 1982. But relatively few of the current used oil EPR schemes have caused material improvements in waste
Inflation has cast its shadow over various consumer categories and retail services over the past two years. Hair salons, too, have been facing the same pressure. According to U.S. data from Kline PRO, covering the past four quarters through Q2 2023, the overall number of services sold at independent hair salons has been in decline,
The Agricultural Biologicals Industry Meeting (ABIM) 2023, a vibrant event where the future of biocontrol solutions came into focus, has recently concluded in Basel, Switzerland. This annual global gathering serves as a critical platform for delving into the key role that biocontrol plays in revolutionizing plant protection and ensuring the sustainability of food and farming.
Compared to 10 even 5 years ago, there is a well-established consensus that incorporating and integrating sustainable strategies for a stronger, more ethical future is non-negotiable. And while industry accepts the need for a more sustainable and environmental future, the challenges for businesses and corporations are considerable when it comes to converting this sentiment into