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Aug 02, 2017, 10:50 ET Kline's Index of Base Stock Production and Re-refining Cash Margins Indicates Market Turbulence Since 3rd Quarter 2016

Kline's July 2017 edition of the Base Stock Production and Re-refining Cash Margins Index, which characterizes recent cash margin contributions in...


Jul 31, 2017, 12:09 ET The Fusion of Physical and Digital Worlds Reinvents Beauty Brick-and-mortar Retailing, Kline Shows

With hundreds of new doors opening in various formats, the expanding cosmetics specialty and vertically integrated stores, such as Ulta, Sephora,...


Jul 11, 2017, 10:22 ET Stimulated by Changing Demand Patterns, the Global Basestock Industry Is Witnessing Significant Changes, Sees Kline

According to the Global Lubricant Basestocks report by global market research and management consulting firm Kline, the basestock market registered...


Jul 10, 2017, 10:47 ET Growth for Industrial Lubricants Are Expected to Remain Stable, Sees Kline

According to the Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis (Industrial Oils and Fluids) report by global market research and...


May 10, 2017, 08:48 ET Contrary to Other Regions, the Southeast Asian Market for Synthetic Latex Polymers is Driven by the Glove Dipping Industry, Sees Kline

Accounting for around 7.5% of the global market share, Southeast Asia is the fourth largest consumer of synthetic latex polymers globally,...


Apr 12, 2017, 09:23 ET Strengthening Regulations in Mature Markets and Robust Indian Economic Growth will Strongly Influence the Specialty Biocides Industry, Sees Kline

Changing industry regulations and continuous development across end-use applications are the key factors affecting the USD 4.5 billion market for...


Mar 06, 2017, 10:17 ET Kline Appoints New Management Consulting Vice President, Mark Chodnowsky

Kline, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, is pleased to announce that Mark Chodnowsky has joined the company as a...


Feb 24, 2017, 11:28 ET Natural Trends, Anti-pollution Protection Claims, and New Technologies are the Cornerstones of the Specialty Actives Market's Strong Growth, Finds Kline

Driven by consumers' preference towards more natural products, botanicals and biotechnology are now the fastest growing categories, finds the...


Jan 31, 2017, 08:50 ET Regulations and Fuel Economy Norms Will Continue to Affect Fuel Additive Consumption, Sees Kline

According to the recently published Global Fuel Additives: Market Analysis and Opportunities report by global market research and management...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:58 ET The Consumer Automotive Segment is Expected to Drive the Chinese Finished Lubricants Market, sees Kline

According to the recently published Opportunities in Lubricants: China Market Analysis report from global market research and management...


Dec 01, 2016, 11:44 ET Cult-like Followings and Exclusivity of Boutique Beauty Retailers Drive the Channel's Expansion in 2016, According to Kline

With hundreds of new door openings during 2015-2016, boutique beauty stores remain on a high growth trajectory. These vertically-integrated...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:11 ET New Market Research on Synthetic Biology, Covering Opportunities and Threats in Personal Care, Announced by Kline and Promotum, Inc.

Kline, a global market research and management consulting firm, and Promotum, a management consulting firm specializing in business...


Nov 22, 2016, 07:59 ET Shell Celebrates its 10th Year as a Leader on the Challenging Global Lubricants Market, According to Kline

As a result of slow economic growth in some Asian economies, as well as in Europe, and expanding synthetics penetration and longer oil drain...


Nov 01, 2016, 12:29 ET Biostimulants Market Requires Cultivation, Yet is Poised for Double-digit Growth through 2020, Sees Kline

The current biostimulants market is estimated at over $1 billion at the end user level in seven key markets analyzed by Kline's upcoming report,...


Oct 26, 2016, 10:23 ET Global White Oils Market Undergoes a Variety of Changes through 2020, According to Kline

The global demand for white oils is estimated at 1.6 million tonnes in 2015 and has been increasing only moderately over the past four years, finds...


Oct 25, 2016, 10:14 ET Lucrative Opportunities Exist in the Nascent Lubricants for Wind Turbines Market, Sees Kline

The split of lubricant consumption by region tracks the division of global installed capacity. China is the largest market for lubricants...


Oct 05, 2016, 11:39 ET Pain Management Devices Market Grows Three Times Faster than Analgesics, According to Kline

 With an estimated 20% of adults suffering from pain globally, consumers' choice for at-home treated pain relief has expanded from analgesics...


Sep 21, 2016, 11:31 ET Rivalry in China, the Second Largest Market for Synthetic Latex Polymers, will Continue to Intensify, Sees Kline

 Accounting for almost 25% of the global market share, China is the second largest consumer of synthetic latex polymers after North America,...


Sep 13, 2016, 12:07 ET Fuel Economy and Stringent Emission Standards are Increasing Demand for Low-viscosity Grade Basestocks, According to Kline

The improving quality of finished lubricants and the burgeoning supply of high quality basestocks continue to create greater pressure on Group I...


Sep 07, 2016, 11:40 ET Green Alternatives, such as Alkyl Polyglucosides, are the Fastest Growing Surfactants on the Global Industrial Surfactants Market, Finds Kline

 Industrial surfactants scattered among a number of applications, such as food, paints and coatings, crop protection, and oil and gas, take up...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:26 ET U.S. OTC Marketers Vault Ahead of the Competition as a Result of Acquisitions/Consolidation, According to Kline

While the U.S. OTC market is not highly dynamic in terms of growth, its competitive landscape has changed significantly over the past five...


Jul 18, 2016, 11:49 ET Cough, Cold, Immunity, and Probiotics Dominate the Natural OTCs Market, but Nutritional Products Grow the Strongest, Finds Kline

 Driven by consumer interest in all things natural, the market for natural OTCs increases by a strong 11.4%, compared with the overall OTC...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:55 ET Unique Scents and Attractive Designs Put the U.S. Home Fragrances Market in its Strongest Position Yet, According to Kline

 The U.S. home fragrances market registers the strongest growth since 2010, growing by over 3% in 2015. Accounting for over 50% of total market...


Jun 27, 2016, 12:36 ET Personalization and Social Media Drive Sales of U.S. Beauty Brands in 2015, According to Kline

The U.S. beauty market is driven by technological advancements that allow personalized beauty solutions on various levels. High double- to...


Jun 01, 2016, 12:05 ET Ian Butcher to Retire as Senior Vice President, Chemicals and Petrochemicals at Kline, with Frances Davidson and Hardeep Parmar to Replace

Kline, a respected provider of world-class consulting services and high-quality market intelligence, announced that Ian Butcher has decided to...