Sprucing Up for Spring: What’s Trending at NY NOW

Home Fragrances
Home Fragrances

From established luxury players, like Archipelago, Illume, Nest Fragrances, Paddywax, and Voluspa, to small, niche players, like Gibson & Dehn and Kobo Candles, these home fragrance marketers showcase their latest creations last week at the NY NOW Gift Show.

Sophisticated fragrances and unique product designs have helped these luxury players record double-digit gains in recent years, according to Kline’s Home Fragrances: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities, and we expect to discover similar growth for these brands as we complete our research for 2017. (more…)

Lash Enhancers Take Beauty by Storm

Lash Enhancer Products and Services
Lash Enhancer Products and Services

Lash extensions and eyelash enhancers have become the latest trend in beauty in recent years as women opt for an alternative to makeup and move towards effortless beauty. Lash services thrive in 2017, and according to our Kline PRO, the number of professional eyelash services performed are up 14%, as well as up 15% in revenue, through second quarter 2017 versus the same period the prior year, with an average price point of $70.00.

Amazing Lash Studio, a leading lash service franchise located across 28 states with a heavy concentration in Texas, expands quickly in 2017. Since its opening in 2010, the company has expanded to 170 locations in the United States with plans to open more than 130 sites in the near future. (more…)