The natural care segment within the personal care market has seen a compound annual growth rate of 13.8% over the last five years, culminating in an estimated global $26.3 billion in 2011. That’s serious business and while its momentum is expected to slow a little, the natural personal care market is still projected to maintain far above average industry growth.Continue reading
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Clear July 11 and 12 for InnoCos USA in New York City – an essential Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry rendez-vous!
Kline is proud to be part of this must-attend event for innovation, new product development and marketing for executives in personal care and cosmetics. InnoCos USA is a compelling and valuable opportunity to meet and mold the future, maximize knowledge exchange and to generate actionable results.Continue reading
Within the well-established natural personal care markets of Western Europe and North America, consumer demand for natural and organic products remains strong, maintaining double-digit growth rates. The most recent findings confirm that while the segment’s 2011 growth rate waned slightly compared to the five-year compound annual growth rate of 13.9%, it still consistently and significantly outperforms the overall beauty market.
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
The savvy shopper of today often doesn’t bother making a trip to a drug or department store when the products they want to buy are just a few clicks away.
Traffic? Change for a parking meter? Not issues when shopping’s effortlessly done from home or the office.
On January 31st at 1:00 PM US ET, catch a video recapitulation of a panel of leaders in the world of virtual beauty as they discuss beauty retail options outside the traditional bricks-and-mortar model in the Virtual Beauty Retail Webinar. Topics will include: what virtual retailers are looking for, different models for success, and how to capture the short attention span of the digital-age consumer.
Karen Doslow, Kline’s Consumer Products Practice Industry Manager will participate and discuss trends and insights gleaned from Kline & Company’s recently published report Beauty Marketing 2011: U.S. Promotional Activities and Strategies Assessment. She will also be available during the live questions-and-answers session after the webinar.
Virtual Beauty Retail: Video Recap from HBA, Tuesday, January 31st 1:00 PM US ET.
To register for this timely event, click here.
Alternate retail channels are white hot in the beauty business, having grown sales nearly $1 billion since 2005. Instead of trying to figure out how to compete, traditional bricks-and-mortar brands should take a page from the alternate channel playbook and leverage these new opportunities to reach customers at their new favorite place to shop: at home.
Sales of cosmetic and toiletry products through alternate channels have exploded over the last five years, fueling a 5.2% growth in direct sales that is outpacing the total market more than three-fold. While conventional person-to-person sales are declining gradually since 2005, multi-media driven channels have snapped up sales, with e-commerce growing by more than 26%, home shopping networks up nearly 20%, and infomercials posting just over 17% growth. This upward trend is expected to continue as mobile technologies, social media, and online deal-hunting converge to help bricks-and-mortar and direct sales-only retailers reach a wider, more diverse, and engaged audience.Continue reading
KLINE INVITES YOU TO
EUROPEAN SPA EXHIBITION & SUMMIT
NATURAL BEAUTY SUMMIT EUROPE
by BEYOND BEAUTY PARIS
Kline’s industry experts in association with Beyond Beauty’s European Spa and the Natural Beauty Summit have the pleasure to invite you to the following conferences:
Is Natural Always Sustainable?
A green image is more often spoken about by the media than a sustainable image. While there is a connection between offering natural products and being perceived as an environmentally friendly company, the two do not often go hand-in-hand with each other.Continue reading
The personal care ingredients market experienced continued growth in the last few years, despite the negative effects of the slow economy. Fueled by a relatively stable consumption of cosmetics and toiletries during the crisis, the market is expected toContinue reading
Kline & Company, with its ongoing extensive research on the global natural personal care market, has developed a unique system that divides regional and global natural brands into “truly natural” and “natural- inspired” segments by analyzing product ingredients and sourcing. Continue reading