Henkel joined forces with a team of barber industry disruptors—Julius Arriola, Miguel Gutierrez, and Sofie Pok—to create a new collection of high-performing grooming goods that are accessible to all, regardless of gender or style. The STMNT collection consists of lines personally created by each artist as well as a collaborative care line. The carefully curated portfolio, with a mission to “respect people that have bold, authentic statements to make,” debuted in the last half of 2020 and is currently ranked third of all brands launched last year. To monitor the progress of STMNT and other brands, follow our Kline PRO US and Canada offerings.
Sales of at-home beauty devices continue to boom due to the increasing awareness and popularity of multi-functional devices among consumers, growing prominence of the direct sales distribution channel, expansion of prominent marketers in countries other than the United States, improved products, and an increasing number of alliances between beauty marketers and technology companies to introduce new devices. While the United States continues to gain sales, focus is shifting to the growing prominence of European and Asian markets. Last year, the Asian market enjoyed an impressive sales growth, driven by the current stellar growth of China. Part of this superior performance is because of the introduction of new products, the entry of Clarisonic during 2013, and an overall strong performance from brands like Silk’n, Galvanic Spa, Clarisonic, and TRIA.Continue reading
Purchase, Learn, and Share … A One-stop Site That Goes Beyond Beauty
What is beauty? It is very subjective and often its definition varies from country to country and culture to culture. In an exciting new partnership, Kline & Company and Enchanted Life, recognizing that the world of beauty isn’t just black and white, have partnered together to maximize customer satisfaction. Enchanted Life’s one-stop website for beauty and lifestyle needs targets multicultural demographic groups in the United States. By joining forces with Kline, it will be able to tap into Kline’s long-respected personal care market research portfolio. Embarking upon its first partnership with an e-commerce beauty site, Kline will benefit from valuable insights into this highly promising market.Continue reading
In conjunction with Black History Month, we reflect on all that it means. We remember the brave men and women who stood up for what was right—Dr. Carter Woodson, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and countless more. We can all agree that the United States is a melting pot. To that end, demographically, Hispanic, African-American, Asian, Indian, and other people of color already account for over one-third of the U.S. population—and their spending power is rising fast, as well. According to the U.S. Census data, the Asian population, for example, has the highest annual household spending in the United States, seeing over 43% growth since 2000.Continue reading