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Kline reports that alternate shopping channels and sub-channels have emerged as essential for the growth of brands; digital shopping has moved from the peripheral to the epicenter of a brand’s distribution strategy.
"Beauty destination" designed, in part, to improve consumer access to the Avon brand; site to help educate and engage consumers and will be promoted through a multipronged digital media campaign.
Lubricants among the products that offer opportunities for personal care brands; retailers respond to growing consumer expectations of these products with larger intimate health sections.
Acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its growing business in prestige and professional channels in the U.K. and marks a strategic foothold for its planned expansion of existing operations in Europe.
Shampoos and conditioners continue to be the bedrock of hair care growth, but hair colorants and scalp care products and treatments are gaining share while newer online retail concepts capture consumers' imaginations.
According to The NPD Group, the growth of the U.S. prestige beauty market grew 5% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the second quarter of 2013 due to strong makeup growth.
According to market researcher Diagonal Reports, strong consumer demand for hair management and control is transforming the global hair straightening market beyond recognition. It is no longer about just straightening, but a world of new terms and new outcomes.
According to a Kline & Company blog post, the beauty markets in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa show burgeoning possibilities for the professional hair care category.
Rhône Capital also has advised Elizabeth Arden that, subject to market conditions and applicable legal or regulatory approvals, it intends to increase its ownership of the company’s common stock over time.
See the Q4 and fiscal year end results for both The Estée Lauder Companies and Elizabeth Arden Inc., as well as results for Oriflame.