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Nippon Paper To Pursue China’s Diaper Market

by January 25th, 2016
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In January of 2016 Nippon Paper announced its plans to enter China’s diaper market as an original equipment manufacturer. Given China’s significant consumer base and consumer preference for quality Japanese diaper brands, the move is not without its merits. However, a number of factors need to be considered with respect to China’s future diaper demand. […]

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India: Finding Solutions for Low-Cost Sanitary Protection Products

by January 23rd, 2016
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While India remains one of the key growth markets for the disposable hygiene industry, the road to success in the market is far from smooth. Widespread poverty, cultural perceptions, the status of women and lack of access to affordable products outside of urban areas are among the factors that continue to impact the use of […]

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Expansion Strategies for SCA

by December 9th, 2015
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Like many other tissue and hygiene companies, SCA is facing an increasingly challenging and complex marketplace. In order to remain competitive, the company is perusing different strategies including mergers, acquisitions and portfolio realignment. In China, SCA’s relationship with Vinda continues to grow, allowing for expansion into rural areas and smaller towns. In November 2015, SCA announced it […]

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RISI 30th Annual North American Conference: What the Future Holds

by October 21st, 2015
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RISI, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, held its 30th Annual North American Conference over 28-30 September in Chicago. Experts from various sectors of the forest products industry converged to share their latest insights and discuss future growth for the industry. Below is an account of presentations that highlight trends in […]

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The Divide Between Disposable and Textile-Based Incontinence Products

by October 15th, 2015
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Confitex, a New Zealand-based incontinence product, is making headlines after a product showing at New Zealand fashion week in August 2015. This focus on fashionable incontinence products highlights the divide between textile-based and disposable incontinence products. Although many disposable products are focused on their consumers living more active lifestyles, brands such as Confitex are looking […]

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Green Diapers: Balancing Demand and Expectations

by September 20th, 2015
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American consumers have become more aware of the ingredients that make up their everyday household products, and concerns over product composition have also been manifesting themselves within the American nappy/diaper category. In 2014, the US nappies/diapers/pants category was flat in constant retail value terms at US$5.9 billion and saw less than 1% growth in volume […]

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Euromonitor to Speak at OUTLOOK 2015

by September 13th, 2015
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Event: OUTLOOK 2015 – The World's Premier Nonwoven Personal Care Products and Hygiene Conference Date: 25 September 2015 Location: Athens, Greece Presentation: Global absorbent hygiene marketplace and the rising power of female consumers: challenges and opportunities for growth Presented by: Svetlana Uduslivaia, Head of Tissue & Hygiene Research at Euromonitor  

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Euromonitor to Speak at INDA Hygenix 2015

by September 4th, 2015
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Event Name: INDA Hygienix “The Premier Event for Absorbent Hygiene + Personal Care Markets” Event Date: October 26-29, 2015 Location: St. Petersburg, FL Event Description: Because we've combined the best of both INSIGHT and VISION to create a conference that's the global pinnacle of technological innovation. Hygienix features some of the world's most notable thought […]