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The Freedonia Group's new report on the wipes market predicts increased consumer spending will promote the use of higher value, more task-specific wipes; products such as personal hygiene and pre-moistened facial cleansing wipes will see rapid gains.
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 Mintel, lip cosmetics currently are the strongest performing color cosmetics segment in terms of growth, poised to reach sales of $1.4 billion in 2014 in the U.S.
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.
Packaging suppliers TricorBraun and Vitro have expanded into India and Brazil, respectively, and Fusion Packaging, Aptar and Albée have collaborated on innovative new beauty pack launches.
See the Q4 and fiscal year end results for both The Estée Lauder Companies and Elizabeth Arden Inc., as well as results for Oriflame.
As M&A picks back up in the beauty world, market researcher Kline & Company points to targets it sees as acquisition opportunities.
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.
Fragrance is becoming an added benefit in cross-category beauty products, and fragrance products themselves are offering additional benefits as well, reports Mintel.
As women continue to struggle to find themselves inherently beautiful, Mintel finds more of them are seeking images and information about “real women” as part of beauty marketing.