Are Western European men ready to embrace a skin care regime?

by March 4th, 2003

In men’s grooming products razors, blades and deodorants continue to provide staple income for competitors, comprising around 62% of total global sales. However, it is recognised that niche areas such as men’s bath and shower and men’s skin care products offer further avenues for stimulating growth by diversifying beyond the traditional realms of men’s grooming products.

Private label in the UK (part 1): the personalisation of private label

by November 26th, 2002

The price battle which formed a large part of the private label war has ended in something of a truce between Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda. While competition remains fierce, there has been a palpable shift in strategy from cheap and cheerful private label to private label ranges that offer consumer lifestyle solutions, particularly among the top two grocers; Tesco and Sainsbury’s.