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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...


May 23, 2016, 12:11 ET Driven by Many Forces, the North American Synthetic Latex Polymers Market is Forecast to Grow by 1.5% through 2020, Finds Kline

 North America is the largest synthetic latex polymers consuming market globally, accounting for nearly 30% of the total market share in 2015....


Apr 27, 2016, 11:59 ET Specialized Devices Drive Double-digit Growth of the European Beauty Devices Market in 2015, Sees Kline

 Ultra-specialized and hair regrowth devices entering the European market in 2015, supported by new apps that educate consumers on product...


Apr 04, 2016, 11:40 ET Performance-oriented Multifunctional Personal Care Ingredients Grow the Fastest in 2015, Finds Kline

 As formulators are increasingly selecting specialty ingredients to improve the performance of their formulations, the share for such personal...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:08 ET Hybrid Lacquers and Novel Removal Techniques Polishing up the Professional Nail Care Market of 2015, Sees Kline

 The global professional nail care market, driven by two key areas of innovation—the products themselves and their removal...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:57 ET Hand Care Drives the U.S. I&I Cleaners Industry, Posting 3.6% Growth in 2015, Finds Kline

 In the wake of many infectious diseases, growing awareness of hand hygiene has been driving the market for industrial and institutional...


Mar 07, 2016, 11:35 ET Brightstock Alternatives Will Gain Ground as the Market Anticipates a Deficit of over 6.0 KBD, Finds Kline

 The brightstocks market faces dwindling Group I supplies. In its recently published report, The Global Business Outlook for Brightstocks,...


Feb 29, 2016, 11:44 ET Mosquito Control Insecticides Market is Forecast to Spike Driven by the Zika Threat, According to Kline

 Consumption of insecticides by professional mosquito control districts, which exhibits slower growth of 1.2% in 2015 over 2012, is forecast to...


Feb 08, 2016, 11:29 ET Lubricant Additives Market Outpaces the Overall Lubricant Growth, which Varies by Additive Function, According to Kline

Global lubricant additive consumption exhibited moderate growth in 2015, estimated to have increased by 1.0% over 2014. This consumption is...


Feb 04, 2016, 11:25 ET Is Your Base Oil Plant Healthy? Kline and SBA Consulting Launch New Base Oil Study

 Kline, a global market research and management consulting firm specializing in the downstream petroleum and specialties sector, and SBA...


Feb 02, 2016, 11:35 ET Rebounding European Janitorial Market Offers New Opportunities for Suppliers, Sees Kline

The market for janitorial cleaning chemicals in Europe, which until recently was flat to declining, posted modest growth of 1.6%, according to...