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Nov 11, 2014 | 11:05 AM CST

Euromonitor Asks: Is Men's Care Ready for the Next Step?

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.

Oct 30, 2014 | 10:34 AM CDT

Majority of Men Plan Fragrance Purchases Ahead of Time, Reports NPD

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.

Oct 23, 2014 | 11:22 AM CDT

Mintel Explores 2015 US Consumer Macro Trends

By: Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler

Mintel trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key U.S. consumer trends identified by Mintel as the most impactful for 2015—and what this will mean for both consumers and brands in the year ahead.

Oct 17, 2014 | 02:49 PM CDT

Promising Ethnic Beauty Market Gives Way to Intensified Competition

Kline report finds that multicultural beauty marketers are breaking boundaries between general and multicultural beauty.

Sep 30, 2014 | 11:08 AM CDT

Culturally Relevant Messaging Absent in Marketing to Black Consumers

New research from Mintel reveals that 42% of black consumers have tried or would be interested in trying anti-aging hair products, a higher percentage of those interested in anti-aging skin care; many companies missing the mark and missing culturally relevant messaging.

Sep 17, 2014 | 09:37 AM CDT

Consumer Buys for Needs, Function While Industry Sells by Category

Diagonal Reports believes that the beauty industry and the consumer are out of sync, reporting that consumers view beauty by functional need rather than by category. This finding is reported in its Lexicon of Beauty 2015-2025, which remaps the beauty industry according to function.

Aug 19, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Men in India Seeking Fragrance to Promote Themselves

As image consciousness builds in men in India, they are seeking out more quality fragrance products—but they still are sensitive to price, as well.

Aug 14, 2014 | 10:44 AM CDT

Consumers Finding Fragrance Outside of Fine Fragrance

Scented beauty product usage is much more far-reaching that fine fragrance usage, according to The NPD Group, but consumers typically are using these products in conjunction with each other.

Aug 13, 2014 | 10:59 AM CDT

Fighting Against Green Beauty Roadblocks in Asia

At the upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Asia-Pacific, beauty brands, suppliers and industry stakeholders will discuss the difficulties in going green with a beauty brand and the innovative ways they’ve come up with to solve these problems.

Aug 11, 2014 | 09:38 AM CDT

Eye on India

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

As India continues to gain prominence on the global beauty stage, markets such as hair care, skin care, natural/organic and men’s care are all seeing shifts there.