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Top 10 Trends in Home Care for 2017

2016 was another year of solid value growth for the home care industry, with global value sales growing 5% to reach US$ 143 billion. From powder to tablet, from spray cleaners to wipes, there has been a clear shift in the way people purchase cleaning products. In this article, we will discuss the top global […]
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Webinar Wrap-Up — Designs of the Future: What Will Define Laundry Care in 2030 and Beyond?

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 […]
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Only One Dry Cleaner in Mogadishu?

2016 was another year of solid value growth for the home care industry, with global value sales growing 5% to reach US$ 143 billion. From powder to tablet, from spray cleaners to wipes, there has been a clear shift in the way people purchase cleaning products. In this article, we will discuss the top global […]
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Selling Models in Retail Hygiene

The patterns of how consumers purchase hygiene products are changing as technology progresses. For instance, internet retailing of nappies / diapers has risen sharply in recent years. In fact, 40 percent of all diapers sold in South Korea are via online transactions. Ian Bell, Head of Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor, explains future opportunities […]
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Demographics a Glacial Movement Potentially Threatened by Global Warming

Rumours abound that nappies/diapers have perhaps had their day. A logical conclusion; birth rates in Western Europe, as across much of the developing world, are low and the population is steadily ageing. Allied to this manufacturer’s not inconsiderable efforts to normalise incontinence products in retail, efforts which have somewhat eye-catchingly expanded distribution from the confines […]
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Is Beige the New White in Home Care?

Brown and beige colored home care products are viewed as a more environmentally friendly choice than bleached white products, and many industries are playing into the trend. Starbucks, for example, offers beige colored napkins to its customers. Consumers are more apt to buy these non-white products after seeing them in foodservice outlets, and many new […]
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Euromonitor recently conducted a quick pulse survey regarding embarrassment associated with buying certain products in stores. Incontinence products took the top spot, says Ian Bell, Global Head of Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor. Manufacturers are looking to soften the embarrassment factor for these types of products in several different ways. For example, Kimberly Clark recently produced television commercials with NFL players and famous actresses for its Depends brand. Bell states that sanitary protection ranked third on the survey, meaning manufacturers of these products still have some work to go in avoiding embarrassment. Download this episode as an MP3

Consumer Embarrassment: How are Manufactures looking to end it?

Euromonitor recently conducted a quick pulse survey regarding embarrassment associated with buying certain products in stores. Incontinence products took the top spot, says Ian Bell, Global Head of Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor. Manufacturers are looking to soften the embarrassment factor for these types of products in several different ways. For example, Kimberly Clark recently produced […]
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Tide Pods have paved the way for the monodose format in laundry care in North America, states Ian Bell, Head of Home Care Research at Euromonitor. The introduction of Tide Pods was a timely one in the laundry market, with flat sales in recent years. However, it will take more than novelty to get consumers to switch from liquid or powder detergent, as those detergent formats are well established in North America. Download as an MP3  
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In the aftermath of the H1N1 scare, surface cleaning became a top priority to consumers, states Ian Bell, Head of Home Care, Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor. One of the most innovative products to rise out of this need was robotic cleaning devices such as the iRobot vacuum. Bell states that much like Dyson Ltd revolutionized bagless vacuum technology; the robotic cleaning system is revolutionizing the way consumers clean. Newer robots have been developed to do tasks such as mop floors, which can especially help the world's aging population. Download this episode as an MP3
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The Future of Laundry Care

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 […]
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Tissue Sales Struggling in the Middle Class

Tissue manufacturers are struggling to gain sales within the middle class segments of emerging markets as consumers choose to spend their income on other products. Competition from industries such as apparel, hot drinks and consumer electronics are taking sales away from tissue products. In Mexico for example, the population consumes about 4.5 kilograms per capita […]
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Home Care Continues Strong Growth

The home care industry experienced a 6 percent growth in value terms in 2013, which is the largest yearly growth since 1998. Developing markets are contributing more to home care growth than ever before, with the categories of bleach, insecticide and laundry care performing well in developing markets. The home care market is expected to […]
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The Home Care Industry into 2014

The home care industry grew unprecedentedly in 2013 with Ian Bell, Global Head of Home Care, Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor stating that growth will continue through 2014. This growth is due to the continued release of new products that are both innovative and low priced. As growth progresses, home care companies will look […]
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Laundry Care Companies Educating on Sustainability

With laundry care on the rise and more consumers buying washing machines, companies are attempting to maintain sustainability practices in both developing and emerging markets. Ian Bell, Head of Home Care Research at Euromonitor, states that many manufacturers are tapping into their value chains to educate consumers about sustainable washing practices. Consumers may get information […]
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Spanish Consumers Trading up in Tissue

The Spanish economy is undergoing a crisis with high unemployment rates and decreasing household incomes. Surprisingly, consumers in Spain are trading up in the toilet tissue category, partly due to companies pushing highly competitive pricing. Ian Bell, Global Head of Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor, states that not only are Spanish consumers buying more […]
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What is Driving Laundry Care Sales?

As economic hardships continue, consumers continue to trade down in apparel. Detergents with added scents and fabric softeners are driving the laundry care sector, as consumers look to reinvigorate their clothes. Ian Bell, Head of Home Care Research at Euromonitor, states that although the smell and feel of clothing fresh out of the dryer is […]
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Laundry care has evaded slow sales in the wake of the economic downturn, making it the one of the most dynamic home care categories. New detergent formats such as Tide PODS have helped spark detergent sales, and efficient machines have boosted appliance sales. Ian Bell, Head of Home Care research at Euromonitor, states that if a home care product saves consumers both time and money, it's likely to be an international best seller. Download as an MP3

Laundry Care Remains Dynamic

Laundry care has evaded slow sales in the wake of the economic downturn, making it the one of the most dynamic home care categories. New detergent formats such as Tide PODS have helped spark detergent sales, and efficient machines have boosted appliance sales. Ian Bell, Head of Home Care research at Euromonitor, states that if […]
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