Tissue and Hygiene

Private Label Continues Penetration in Romania

by February 21st, 2017

Despite the fact that the average wages in Romania are still notably smaller than in developed countries, private label’s penetration in Home Care and Tissue and Hygiene industries remains significantly low. This could be mainly explained by dominating share of multinational players that historically preserve confident leadership in this country. However, over the next five […]

Banana Pads in Rwanda: Interview with Elizabeth Scharpf, CEO of Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE)

by January 8th, 2017

Euromonitor International had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Scharpf, CEO of Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE). SHE is a social venture whose first initiative, the SHE28 campaign, aims to provide affordable sanitary protection to girls and women in emerging markets where there is a lack of access to affordable products. In impoverished areas, sanitary pads typically cost more […]

Family Planning and Contraception: Challenge for Sanitary Protection

by November 28th, 2016

Ringing in at USD30 billion in retail sales in 2015, sanitary protection remains the second largest product category globally, after nappies/diapers/pants. While over a quarter of all sales are still coming from the developed markets of North America and Western Europe, the demand for the products in these markets has been unfavourably affected by a […]

Away-From-Home Tissue Market in North America: Structural Changes, Challenges and Opportunities

by November 25th, 2016

  North American tissue marketplace shows a high level of saturation. While retail brands struggle with high per capita and household penetration, slow population growth and pricing pressures, AFH segment is facing challenges that stem from fundamental structural changes and budgetary constraints across institutional channels. Product customization, new technologies in tissue and nonwovens, cost efficiencies […]

Key Away-from-Home Tissue and Hygiene Trends Observed at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2016 Conference

by November 2nd, 2016

The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2016 conference took place at McCormick Place in Chicago from October 25 to 28, offering attendees from across the continent a peek into the latest and greatest facility solutions. While at the conference, Euromonitor International observed a number of trends that are likely to have a big impact on the away-from-home […]

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 […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.

Euromonitor to Speak at Hygienix 2016

by September 19th, 2016

Name: Hygienix Date: 24-27 October  Location: Orlando, FL Link: Event Description: Hygienix is a must for anyone in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry. Come, and you can network with world renowned speakers. Connect with industry peers. Find out what’s happening around the world, what trends are emerging, and what the possibilities are […]

Euromonitor to Speak at RISI North American Conference 2016

by September 8th, 2016

Name: RISI North American Conference Date: October 4-6 Location: San Diego, CA Event Description: Join industry colleagues in San Diego for the Thirty First Annual RISI North American Conference. This is the premier forum to immerse yourself in all aspects of the forest products industry. Discover how RISI’s deep industry expertise will help you understand […]