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In a Kline blog post, Donna Barson, senior associate for Kline’s Consumer Products Practice, explores questions about trends in anti-aging hair care; more technologically advanced products just as important for mass brands as it is for salon brands.
Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products were $2.4 billion in Q3 201, a 6% increase from Q3 2013; fragrance "having a great run" heading into the holiday season.
In honor of the Movember charity organization, Euromonitor International is posting weekly articles related to men's grooming and in the Nov. 6, 2014, blog post, analyst Nicole Tyrimou explores whether the men's care segment is ready to move beyond the basics.
Women desire a youthful looking face more than a youthful looking body, according to the results of a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Allergan Inc.
Italian consumers need makeup to cover age-related skin impurities, according to a recent report by Canadean. The report finds that 19.4% of makeup consumption in Italy is driven by anti-aging needs.
The need to replenish, in-store influencers and price are the top motivators behind men’s fine fragrance purchases; among most desired characteristic for scented body products, men tend to purchase large-sized fine fragrance as it's seen as a good value.
Sluggish performance in Brazil contributed to softer results in Latin America.
Excluding the impact of foreign currency fluctuations, net sales for company's consumer segment during the third quarter of 2014 increased 2.0%, primarily driven adjustments in the U.S. and expected future discontinued products in line with the company's strategy to focus on fewer, bigger and better innovations.
Moves by Avon and Natura mark some changes in direct sales strategies in Brazil.
Consumer confusion, the rise of sustainability and the appearance of retailer standards.