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Jul 30, 2012, 11:06 ET Alternate Distribution Channels Claim Opportunities for OTC Drug Sales in the United States, Finds Kline

Manufacturers' sales of over-the-counter (OTC) medicine through alternate retail channels have grown by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4%...


Jul 24, 2012, 11:31 ET OTC Consumer Brand Loyalty Falters in Wake of Branded Recalls, Change in FSA Law, and Recession - Finds Kline

Significant product recalls and the ongoing recession have seen consumer behavior change when it comes to their OTC drug purchases, according to...


Jul 23, 2012, 11:37 ET Professional Skin Care Market Unblemished for Second Consecutive Year, Reports Kline

The professional skin care products market experiences a second year of growth, posting a 5.3% increase in 2011, according to the latest Professional ...


Jul 16, 2012, 10:35 ET Firmly Taking Root, Seed Treatment Market Exceeds $2.6 Billion, Reports Kline

As the fastest growing segment of the agricultural input industry, the $2.6 billion global seed treatment market continues to be recognized as a...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:35 ET High-Involvement Home Fragrance Products Post Double-digit Growth in 2011, Kline Reports

Consumers opting for high-involvement wax melts transform the total category sales into the fastest growing within the 2011 home fragrances market,...


Jun 19, 2012, 07:28 ET Harvesting the Profits - A Bumper Year for U.S. Crop Protection Manufacturers, Reveals Kline

Strong commodity demand helped power 2011 U.S. crop protection sales to an 8.3% increase over the previous year, resulting in a $7.1 billion market,...


Jun 13, 2012, 11:51 ET Bold Looks and Key Demographic Divergences Ignite the U.S. Personal Care Market, Reveals Kline

New trends in nail care, dramatic eye looks, and the appeal of limited edition scents significantly bolstered sales in the 2011 U.S. personal care...


Mar 29, 2012, 12:45 ET Strong Rx-to-OTC Switch Performance and Holistic Marketing Drive Solid OTC Drug Market Growth in 2011, According to Kline

Aided by the launch of Rx-to-OTC switch brand Allegra (Sanofi-Aventis) and strong growth of private labels, allergy relief products grew 16.3% in...


Mar 12, 2012, 01:06 ET Natural Personal Care Markets in Western Europe and the United States Naturally Evolving, However Still Vibrant, According to Kline

Demand for natural personal care products remains strong within the well-established markets of Western Europe and North America, maintaining high...


Mar 08, 2012, 11:31 ET Up to 18% Growth Projected for Lubricants in the Wind Turbines Market, According to Kline

Global installed wind capacity has grown at an average annual rate of nearly 27% over the last 10 years, according to the recently published report...


Feb 01, 2012, 13:43 ET La Chine cherche à s'appuyer sur son marché intérieur, ce qui ouvre des possibilités pour les principaux fabricants de lubrifiants, selon Kline & Company

L'évolution de la géographie des marchés en Chine rend nécessaire deux stratégies pour les négociants qui cherchent à profiter du marché des...


Feb 01, 2012, 13:35 ET China sucht Stärke im Inneren - Kline & Company sieht darin Marktchancen für internationale Schmierstoffriesen

Marktteilnehmer, die den auf 18,7 Mrd. US-Dollar geschätzten chinesischen Schmierstoffmarkt erschließen möchten, müssen aufgrund der sich...


Jan 31, 2012, 11:47 ET China Looking Inwards for Strength - An Opportunity for Global Lubricant Majors, Projects Kline & Company

Changing market geographies in China are prompting a need for dual strategies for marketers tapping into China's estimated USD 18.7 billion lubricant ...


Jan 16, 2012, 11:14 ET Beauty Marketing Gone Social; However, not at the Expense of Traditional Advertising, Reports Kline

"Your favorite beauty products are right here on Facebook," tout marketers of cosmetics and toiletries as the global adoption of social media drives...


Dec 07, 2011, 15:41 ET Selon Kline, l'absorption des coûts et de la demande croissants de soins personnels et le maintien des marges peuvent coexister

Alors que les coûts à la hausse empiètent sur les marges, les vendeurs de soins personnels diminuent leurs dépenses en marketing, intègrent leur...


Dec 07, 2011, 11:47 ET Das Auffangen steigender Kosten für Pflegeprodukte und Anfragen und die Aufrechterhaltung der Gewinnspannen schließen sich laut Kline nicht gegenseitig aus

Während steigende Kosten die Margen beeinflussen, reduzieren Vermarkter im Körperpflege-Bereich die Marketing-Ausgaben und integrieren ihre...


Dec 06, 2011, 11:30 ET Absorbing Increasing Personal Care Costs and Demands, and Maintaining Margins is Not Mutually Exclusive, Says Kline

As rising costs eat into margins, personal care marketers are reducing marketing expenditures and integrating their supply chain and consolidating...


Nov 08, 2011, 11:39 ET Global Lubricant Market Initially Fluid Despite Stalling Car Sales, According to Kline's Fall 2011 Estimates

Despite the global lubricants market's 6% rebound in 2010 and a promising start to 2011, the industry's growth has generally abated according to...


Nov 03, 2011, 17:28 ET Tandis que les marchés asiatiques s'envolent, les marchés nord-américain et européen tournent au ralenti ; Shell reste selon Kline le leader mondial du marché des lubrifiants.

L'incertitude économique continue de peser sur les marchés nord-américain et européen des lubrifiants. A l'inverse, les marchés asiatiques continuent ...


Nov 02, 2011, 09:49 ET While Asian Markets Hum, North American and European Markets Grind; Shell Remains the Global Lubricant Market Leader, According to Kline

Economic uncertainty continues to mitigate the North American and European lubricant markets while the Asian market has remained resilient, claiming...


Oct 03, 2011, 11:41 ET Russian Specialty Pesticides Market Open for Multinational Suppliers; Kline's Advice: Invest with Caution

In the first-ever look at the Russian specialty pesticides market, a new report by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company has found...


Sep 22, 2011, 03:00 ET Beauty Sales Through Alternate Channels Post a 21% Gain as U.S. Consumers Flock to the Internet and Television to Buy Cosmetics and Skin Care, According to Newly-released Kline Report

Sales of cosmetics and toiletries through alternate channels have exploded, growing by nearly $1 billion since 2005, according to the latest Beauty...


Sep 06, 2011, 11:42 ET A Rising Consumer Understanding of Personal Care Active Ingredients Continues to Drive Product Development on the U.S. Market, Says Kline

The specialty actives market in the United States, reaching nearly USD 240 million in 2010, is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of 3.8% from ...


Aug 17, 2011, 12:23 ET At-home Skin Care Devices: The Next Billion Dollar Market, According to Recently Published Kline Report

A new report from worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company reveals key findings on the booming market for power-operated devices...


Aug 02, 2011, 15:16 ET Untersuchung von Kline weist Erholung im Bereich Industrieflüssigkeiten in Nordamerika nach

- Wiederaufleben der US-Produktion führt zu Wachstum im Bereich der Metallverarbeitungsflüssigkeiten;anhaltend starke Nachfrage nach Industrieölen in ...