Convenience and Nutrition Important in Infant Formula Innovation

by October 24th, 2016

  Milk formula manufacturers are focusing on creating individually packed milk formula products. This effectively lets consumers skip the step of measuring out the amount of formula needed. Nestle has also developed a single-serve milk formula machine similar to Nespresso. In nutrition, companies are constantly researching how to get formula closer to breast milk by […]


Internationally Mobile – How to Attract Students from Emerging Asia

by October 24th, 2016

Faced with demographic and economic pressures at home, the higher education sector in developed countries has turned outwards to increase student numbers. Emerging and developing Asia, with its strong economic growth, more favourable demographics and expanding middle class offers a fertile hunting ground for those institutions that can meet the needs of its students. A […]


Plastic Not Fantastic: Industry Responds to US Microbeads Ban

by October 23rd, 2016

Less than a year after the US banned plastic microbeads in wash-off products, increasing international attention is shaping a new regulatory landscape with similar bans being considered in other countries. The industry has faced to this potential domino effect by beginning to phase out the ingredient. This quick response to the new regulation is having a […]


3 Key Beauty Survey Insights

by October 22nd, 2016

The consumer landscape in the beauty and personal care space is evolving around the world. To grow sales and increase consumer engagement, organisations should better understand beauty routines, shopper preferences and habits, positioning themselves ahead of emerging trends and opportunities in markets around the world. In this free report, we explore the following trends and […]


UK “Tampon Tax” Debate Boosts Price Awareness and Discourages Brand Loyalty

by October 22nd, 2016

Peaking in 2015, strong consumer and government support formed in favour of the removal of the UK’s 5% VAT on sanitary protection products – the so-called “Tampon Tax”. UK consumers engaged very strongly with the idea that, while items such as razors and Jaffa Cakes were zero-rated, the VAT on tampons specifically, and the cost […]