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Home Scents: Unprecedented Growth Continues in 2021

After outstanding double-digit growth in 2020, the home fragrances market is poised to continue outpacing its pre-pandemic performance, with all-channel retail sales anticipated to maintain strong growth in 2021, according to Kline’s recently published Home Fragrances USA. Candles will be driving much of the growth for the next few years, as consumers will continue to work from home and place value on surrounding their home with scent. Existing trends will continue to reign, with premium products and extensive brand portfolios making an impact on the market.  Continue reading

Industrial and Institutional Air Care

Adding Ambience: Eye on the Commercial Air Care Market

Industrial and institutional odor control products consistently demonstrate strong growth compared with other professional cleaning segments. Products like odor control, air and fabric refreshers, air fresheners, and odor eliminators are widely used by cleaning professionals to improve the cleanliness and appearance of facilities.

The professional air care market has posted a compound average annual growth of 3.0% from 2013 to 2017, according to Kline’s Janitorial and Housekeeping Cleaning Products and Foodservice Cleaning Products studies, published in 2017. These products contributed over $400 million to the industrial and institutional cleaning industry in 2017. Continue reading

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Floor care robots and wide area air care products steal the ISSA Interclean Show

Last week, Kline attended the ISSA Interclean Show in Chicago, and it was great to see so many exhibitors and clients. It seems that the industry is starting to catch up to technology with the release of floor care robots. Sealed Air Taski’s Intellibot Aerobot 1850 and Minuteman’s Autonomy Roboscrub machine were of the more prevalent robots roaming around and cleaning floors. In addition to being a first-time exhibitor at the show, the Autonomy by Brain Corp. product won the “Innovation of the Year” award from ISSA. The company’s concept is to further the knowledge towards autonomous, machine-learning systems. Continue reading

Changing Paradigms in Air Care

Changing Paradigms in Air Care

Over the past 10 years, sales of air care products have grown at a healthy compound average growth rate of 6%. While the popularity of traditional candles has subsided over this period of time, diffusers and room sprays have gained market share. Innovation in candle shapes and forms, as well as in new dispersal systems and multifunctional products has helped drive sales in all air care categories.Continue reading