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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...


Jan 28, 2016, 10:33 ET The Global Wax Industry is Bound to Experience Future Shortages, Sees Kline

 While global wax demand is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.5% until 2019, wax supply growth will be much slower...


Sep 08, 2015, 11:47 ET Europe is the Largest Synthetic Latex Polymers Market but CIS Region Carries Higher Potential, Sees Kline

 Europe and CIS together account for a total 23% of the global synthetic latex polymers market in 2014. While consumption of synthetic latex...


Jun 24, 2015, 11:55 ET Investments Pay Off for Beauty Device Brands in Asia, Reports Kline

High returns are rewarded to the majority of at-home beauty device firms that had the foresight to enter Asia, finds Kline's just published Asia...


Jun 22, 2015, 12:18 ET Crop Protection Industry Sales Decline Slightly in 2014, According to Kline

 The U.S. crop protection chemicals industry experienced a challenging year for manufacturers as unfavorable weather conditions combined with...


Jun 18, 2015, 11:15 ET Eco-friendly Cleaning and Developing Markets Spur Growth of Ingredients in Cleaning Applications, Finds Kline

 The robust market for ingredients in cleaning applications is often overshadowed by that of personal care; however, the recently published...


Jun 09, 2015, 11:23 ET Chic Decor and Fine Home Fragrances Delight U.S. Consumers' Senses, Sums up Kline

Praline Pecan Cobbler and the Moss and Sea Mist are not goodies from your favorite beach patisserie, but rather scents trending on the U.S. home...


May 13, 2015, 11:45 ET Biological Nematicides Settling in the Global Specialty Pesticides Market, Sees Kline

The emergence of field crops as a fast-growing segment with biological nematicides as the quickest growing control method is the overriding trend...


May 12, 2015, 11:06 ET Granny Trend and Co-washing are More than Just Buzzwords

The "granny trend" of women of all ages coloring their hair shades of silver and gray is more than a media craze. According to Kline PRO, a...


Dec 04, 2013, 14:10 ET Sales Grow 6.2% for Crop Protection Distributors during 2013, Reports Kline.

 With growth of 6.2%, the U.S. crop protection chemical industry is projected to become an $11 billion market at the distributor cost of goods...