Urbanisation is one of the key factors driving the growth of metal aerosol cans in emerging markets, Euromonitor International has noted recently, with the packaging type seen as an increasingly affordable modern option in such regions.
As cosmetic consumers continue to demand more marine based products, a recent study has found Japan, China and South Korea to account for 84 per cent of all macroalgae patents whilst the overall cultivation of crops have increased by 7.5 per cent on average...
The tactic employed by ingredients suppliers in order to stay one step ahead has developed a much more consumer-led theme in recent years and this is relevant when observing the big players’ approach to Asia.
For many years we have been concerned with how we age, how to get rid of wrinkles and keep skin young; and when it comes to hair care, this is no different, with the anti-aging trend driving the market with the US and Japan poised to pounce.
Thanks to a strong fourth quarter in the hair care segment, Unilever signed off a good year of growth in Personal Care, as well as its other consumer categories, with the announcement of its full year results.
On the back of its fourth quarter 2011 results announcement last week, Unilever CFO Jean-Marc Huet has reiterated that the Personal Care business and emerging market push that helped boost those figures will remain key factors in the company’s future...
According to Dr. Benjamin Punchard, the head of global packaging research at Euromonitor International; “Over the 2005-2020 period the fastest growing countries for skin care packaging were Indonesia, China and India.”
German manufacturer Henkel saw a boost in its Q2 profits thanks to an increase in raw material prices to combat rising input costs, with growth in the emerging markets in the double-digits for the cosmetics business.
Cosmeceuticals, or supplements that target skin health and beauty,
are seeing fast growth in Europe since emerging as a new concept
but much of the growth so far has come from a handful of brands,
reports Dominique Patton.