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Nov 13, 2008 | 10:14 AM CST
By: Angela Kohut, South East Aromas Fragrance Cons…
When cutting costs means cutting corners, the whole industry is in danger—and the customer has noticed
Our industry has a problem. As fragrance houses merge, there are not as many players as there once were. We now see this shrinking pool of houses fighting for clients and business.
Nov 12, 2008 | 04:40 PM CST
By: Euromonitor International
The current state of the air care market and the trends shaping it in the years to come
US consumers are drawn to air care for several reasons. Busy lifestyles translate into less cleaning at home, but consumers still want a home that smells fresh.
Oct 13, 2008 | 05:12 PM CDT
Mintel explores the dramatic growth in natural functional fragrances
Sep 22, 2008 | 02:44 PM CDT
Between bear and bull
Sep 12, 2008 | 01:32 PM CDT
By: Barry Dowles, Berje Inc.
Evolving buyer needs and demands, the dominance and future viability of Chinese sourcing, and fluctuating prices for significant materials. Consider the plight of today’s raw material buyers and planners as they confront an unprecedented assault on the price and availability of everything they buy. The majority of the blame lies with recent higher crude oil prices, the effect of which impacts every phase of the production cycle.
Sep 12, 2008 | 01:28 PM CDT
By: Alexander Kirillov, Euromonitor
Weaknesses in the US market, the rise of niche brands, natural/organic demands and the continued strength of celebrity scents. The global cosmetics and toiletries industry saw another year of strong growth in 2007 to reach a value of $290.9 billion. According to Euromonitor International’s research, the market grew by 6%, which represents only a slight slowdown on the 2006 figure ($274.7 billion).
Sep 02, 2008 | 08:41 PM CDT
Verdict Research’s latest report—European Health & Beauty Retailers 2008—finds that Britain spends more per person on health and beauty products than any other EU country
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor, and Kelly Frederi…
The big news on last year’s Flavor & Fragrance Leaders list was Firmenich’s purchase of Danisco’s fl avor division. The year before that, it was Givaudan’s purchase of Quest. At press time, rumors are again making the rounds regarding another potential merger within the top tier of F&F.
Jul 07, 2008 | 11:10 AM CDT
Outlook/analysis: 2000 to 2015
Jun 23, 2008 | 05:34 PM CDT
US economic downturn, the rise of naturals and organics, further consolidation, and blogger power