NY NOW Spotlights New Candle Treasures for Holiday 2018

NY NOW Spotlights New Candle Treasures for Holiday 2018

Home fragrance marketers, such as Gibson & Dehn, LAFCO, Nest, and Voluspa, showcase their latest creations at the NY NOW gift show this month as they gear up for the fall and holiday season. These high-end, luxury home fragrance players continue to see large crowds at their booths, attracting buyers with their unique product designs, sophisticated fragrances, and limited-edition collections.

Kline’s Home Fragrances: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities reveals that many of these luxury players record impressive gains year after year, and after observing their exhilarating new holiday collections, we expect these market movers to remain strong forces in the home fragrance space as we complete our research for 2018.
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Home Fragrances Market Movers

Home Fragrance Market Movers: Indies Fuel Sales

Luxury players continue to win, moving the market forward with unique product designs and sophisticated fragrances. According to the recently published Home Fragrances: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities report, the mass trade class remains the key contributor of market sales while luxury players are expected to inch the segment out in 2017. Alternate channels of distribution, such as boutique beauty retail specialty stores, e-commerce, and person-to-person sales, account for nearly 45% of the market share, up from 35% just five years ago. Standout performers in these channels include Illume, Nest, and Diptyque.Continue reading

It's All About Making Scents

It’s All About Making Scents

The market for luxury candles is on fire and fueling the overall growth of the home fragrances market. In fact, 2012 market growth reaching 3.5% was the highest in the past five years thanks to these pricey little luxuries. Prestige candles collectively posted a 6% gain due to exceptional performance from brands like LAFCO, Trapp, and Nest. Mass-market brand Air Wick had an outstanding performance this year because of the launch of its innovative Changing Colors candle.

While candles could be found in all types of containers, shapes, and sizes, the driving force behind category growth was scent, scent, and scent. And there was plenty of scent to choose from.Continue reading