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Trends in home fragrances and air care products
Trends in home fragrances and air care products

Kline & Company has the air care market well covered. Kline’s venerable Home Fragrances study covers the dynamic market of products that provide the home with scent and ambiance. Recording a compound average annual growth (CAGR) of nearly 2.0% in the last five years, the market rises to $4.2 billion in 2017 as luxury brands remain market-movers and the candles category shines bright, driven by new product formats, ever-evolving artistic vessel designs, and wellness-inspired offerings. Double-digit gains are seen among brands like Voluspa, Chesapeake Bay Candle, Nest, Diptyque, WoodWick, Illume, and Paddywax, while HomeWorx, a new entrant created by home fragrance guru Harry Slatkin, finds success by connecting directly with consumers through the home shopping network QVC. (more…)

More Grain Storage Facilities Lead to a Stable 2% Growth for the Insect Control Market

stored gfain protection marketThe storage of grains amassed a volume of 1.4 billion tons at peak periods across 10 key countries profiled in Kline’s Stored Grain Insect Control: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities study. The report, covering five major grain crops—corn, soybeans, wheat, rice, and barley—and factoring in minor grain crops, values the insecticide market for storage facilities across all analyzed countries to be $165 million in 2017.

“After a five-year high, global stocks for grains are expected to start slowing down in the next production season, lowering pressure of oversupply,” comments Aneesa Moolla, the project’s lead. “Immense stocks increased the demand for more storage facilities, leading to a solid growth for the storage insecticides market.” (more…)

Commercial Laundry Market Trends to Watch in 2018

Laundry Chemicals Market Trends to Watch in 2018
Market Trends to Watch in 2018

Preliminary results from Kline’s Laundry Chemical Products USA: Market Analysis and Opportunities research uncover trends impacting the market. Kline is in the process of conducting hundreds of structured interviews with end users of laundry chemicals, as well as in-depth interviews with suppliers, distributors, and others knowledgeable about the market for commercial laundry chemicals. The research for the report due to be published this summer has uncovered some interesting trends. For example, long-term care and assisted living facilities rather than hospitals are driving sales growth of laundry chemicals for healthcare. Growth in hospitality laundry is being restrained by the increasing popularity of AirBnB and other short-term rental options. Laundry from some of these properties is done on site in a home-style machine. (more…)

Creating a Data-savvy Salon Sales Force

Kline PRO - A powerful tool for the salon industry based on transactional data
Kline PRO – A powerful tool for the salon industry based on transactional data

How salon hair care brands can move more products and add salon shelves with the help of data.

The landscape for the salon hair care market has been rapidly changing, with many brands expanding their distribution through new channels, including retailers like Sephora and Ulta. Despite this, Salon Hair Care Global Series, our latest report on the salon hair care market, shows that hair care brands in the United States still prefer professional salon outlets for reaching their target consumer. Sales of professional hair care products through salons account for 74% of total sales. (more…)

Multiple Scenarios of PCMO Demand through 2040 Unveiled in Kline’s New Analysis

The PCMO Market in 2040: A Long-term Outlook
The PCMO Market in 2040: A Long-term Outlook

The global passenger car motor oil (PCMO) market is on the cusp of significant change triggered by forces shaping the future of mobility. Kline’s soon-to-be-published analysis The PCMO Market in 2040: A Long-term Outlook evaluates how and when PCMO demand will change as a reaction to emerging disruptive technologies redefining mobility, including the advent of ride sharing, autonomous vehicles, and the emergence of electric vehicles (EVs). (more…)

Crop Protection Manufacturers Report Preview

Crop Protection Manufacturers Report USA
Crop Protection Manufacturers Report USA

Here’s an early look at our estimated sales in our 2017 Crop Protection Manufacturers Report, which includes sales volumes for the top 20 manufacturers, plus an estimated sales summary for the remaining companies. Total crop protections sales volume is estimated at $10.65 billion in 2017, an increase of 5.1% increase over 2016. Generic company volumes are estimated at $2.4 billion or about 23% of the total. (more…)

Beauty Devices: What’s Powering Growth?

NuBody Skin Toning Device by NuFace
NuBody Skin Toning Device by NuFace

Our recently published report on the beauty devices market showed optimistic growth in the United States in 2017, which was in contrast to the 3% decline the prior year. Globally, we expect that the beauty devices market will grow stronger in 2017 than in 2016, based on preliminary findings of our Europe and Asia research. Kline’s beauty device experts Kelly Alexandre and Karen Doskow weigh in on the market moving forward. (more…)

Glowing with New Products: CEW Product Demonstration

CEW Product Demonstration
CEW Product Demonstration
Image source: CEW

Last week, we attended CEW’s Product Demonstration, where over 800 products and 433 brands showcased their newest products. The sold-out event was not only exciting in the number of new products and brands that were showcased, but also exciting in the advancements, ingredients, and technologies that were put on display this year. Here’s what caught our attention in each category. (more…)