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Aug 02, 2016 | 10:23 AM CDT

Odor Elimination Testing Never Smelled Better

By: Jay Katz, Rhoda Makled and Deborah Wright

Portable device emulates in-use malodor experiences to advance product development.

Jul 27, 2016 | 02:24 PM CDT

Kline Study Finds Home Fragrance Market in the Strongest Position Yet

According to a study by Kline, the U.S. home fragrance market is in one of its strongest positions with the strongest growth since 2010 in 2015.

Jun 24, 2016 | 03:03 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Allergen-free Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

What's your reaction to cyclohexal? The EU's is concern, while Givaudan's is this patent application to emit lily of the valley scent without worry. I'll bet your itching to read more.

Jun 15, 2016 | 07:09 AM CDT

The Power of Scents and Brands

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Never before has an interactive discussion between a fragrance house and its client taken place in a public setting. Never before until today, that is—when Jeb Gleason-Allured, editor in chief of Perfumer & Flavorist and Global Cosmetic Industries magazines, and program director of the World Perfumery Congress (WPC), brought both to the stage to lead attendees through the dynamics of the client-perfumer relationship and the power it brings to brands.

May 18, 2016 | 09:29 AM CDT

P&G to Release Febreze Ingredients

Procter & Gamble Korea has been urged by the government to disclose the ingredients of Febreze, after suspicions that it contains harmful substances.

May 10, 2016 | 05:15 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Stop Stressing


Breathe easier with bergamot. Get away with grapefruit. Loosen up with lemon and relax with rose. AmorePacific has patented an aromatherapy blend for anti-stress effects in perfume and cosmetic applications.

May 03, 2016 | 11:35 AM CDT

Stay in Tune with Your Scents


Vapor Communications launched Cyrano, a personal consumer electronics device, which plays sequences of scents through a speaker and mood modification platform.

Apr 29, 2016 | 02:37 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Are Your Fragrance Emissions in Order?


Volkswagen is getting its emissions act in order. On that "note," it's time the fragrance industry does the same. According to this patent, there's a better way for emanation devices to release air freshener, insect repellent, sanitizers and more to our surroundings.

Apr 21, 2016 | 09:25 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Scent-emitting Doorways, Sinks, Stalls and Other Fixtures


Say goodbye to the days of urinal cake deodorizers. This invention from Impact Products is putting scent directly into restroom walls, towel dispensers, sink counters and more, as this patent describes.

Apr 08, 2016 | 04:43 PM CDT

Scensing Cleanliness: Fragrance for Better Living

Woman smelling fresh laundry

In celebration of its 90th anniversary, ACI is promoting cleanliness and freshness with not only clean fragrances, but also clean products. Board members share their insights on customers who help their industry grow.