January 19th, 2017
The home care industry is expected to grow in 2017. Unlike other markets that will be affected by geopolitical and economic instability, home care will continue performing well both in developed as well as in developing and emerging markets. Watch on YouTube
September 21st, 2016
Unilever appears to be in acquisition mode and acquiring more targets in the US. Dollar Shave Club came first in July, with the company also widely tipped to be in the driving seat to purchase Jessica Alba’s Honesty Co, and 19 September bringing news of a further acquisition in the form of 7th Generation.
August 4th, 2016
The introduction of smart meters in the UK market is gathering pace and July 2016 brought with it the first company led advertising around the subject. The UK’s leading energy provider, British Gas, is now promoting “free time tariffs” for households that switch, agree to install a smart meter and commit to one of a […]
June 24th, 2016
In other news (other than the fateful “independence day of the UK”) on 24th June 2016, Henkel is set to make immensely noteworthy inroads into the North American home care market by signing an agreement to purchase all shares in Sun Products, the US laundry and home care products manufacturer.
March 6th, 2016
JOIN EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL AT CLEANING PRODUCTS EUROPE http://www.cleaningproductsconference.com March 8-10 2016 Rome, Italy Join Ian Bell, Head of Home Care at Euromonitor International, at Cleaning Products Europe, where he will highlight some key future trends for the industry in a presentation entitled ‘Future Cleaning: Where is Home Care Heading?’. Consisting of interactive workshops, two full […]
December 2nd, 2015
News of Procter & Gamble divesting as many as 100 brands from its somewhat overblown inventory in a bid to boost profitability through a more efficient/manageable brand portfolio came as no great surprise, even if the extent of the planned divestment perhaps did.
December 5th, 2014
Recorded immediately following our Laundry Care webinar, this video addresses questions raised on the impact of aging populations, application of inclusive universal design, frontier markets, non-traditional washing methods, poly-cotton fabric blends and fast fashion on the trajectory of laundry care development in the future. For more insights, watch the recorded webinar. Recorded immediately following our […]
November 7th, 2014
2030 is a fairly arbitrary date to set in the context of gazing into the future. Much can change, but it is still possible to predict, with at least some degree of confidence, what will be shaping the world of laundry care come 2030. While consideration of a futuristic “Star Trek” outlook for laundry practice, […]
October 23rd, 2014
Income, technology and evolving washing practices are major factors impacting the future of laundry care. In this webinar, Ian Bell discusses important industry shifts that are changing global demand and helping with long term strategy planning. Watch the recorded webinar now to learn: What changes are coming to the automated laundry process Insight into consumer […]
October 2nd, 2014
Laundry care was worth almost US$100 billion in 2014 and has doubled in size in the last fifteen years. Laundry is one of the fastest growing FMCG categories. However, moving toward 2030, changing demographic profiles will alter the way consumers interact with laundry products and appliances. Laundry care was worth almost US$100 billion in 2014 […]