The Future of Luxury Beauty Products Seen Through the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Eyes

The Future of Luxury Beauty Products Seen Through the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Eyes
FIT’s Cosmetics and Fragrances Marketing and Management Master’s Degree Program—2015 Student Capstone Presentations

As a new analyst at Kline, I was invited to attend The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Cosmetics and Fragrances Marketing and Management Master’s Degree Program—2015 Student Capstone Presentations. The topic this year was “The Future of Luxury,” and I was excited to learn more about the topic from scholars who have been learning and collaborating alongside renowned professors throughout the past few years. The presentations did not disappoint. The knowledge and articulation of each presenter, coupled with interesting anecdotes and attractive graphics playing in the background, made for a captivating experience. The event showcased tremendous talent from top consumer products companies and provided very important insights on the ever-changing luxury industry. Here are three of my key takeaways.Read More »

The Future of Luxury Beauty Products Seen Through the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Eyes

The Future of Luxury Beauty Products Seen Through the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Eyes
FIT’s Cosmetics and Fragrances Marketing and Management Master’s Degree Program—2015 Student Capstone Presentations

As a new analyst at Kline, I was invited to attend The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Cosmetics and Fragrances Marketing and Management Master’s Degree Program—2015 Student Capstone Presentations. The topic this year was “The Future of Luxury,” and I was excited to learn more about the topic from scholars who have been learning and collaborating alongside renowned professors throughout the past few years. The presentations did not disappoint. The knowledge and articulation of each presenter, coupled with interesting anecdotes and attractive graphics playing in the background, made for a captivating experience. The event showcased tremendous talent from top consumer products companies and provided very important insights on the ever-changing luxury industry. Here are three of my key takeaways.Read More »

Personal Care Ingredients Mix to Delight Consumers’ Senses at this Year’s in-cosmetics

in-cosmetics 2015
in-cosmetics 2015

The world’s leading personal care ingredients tradeshow, in-cosmetics, held this year in sunny Barcelona, has once again brought together an immense number of ingredient suppliers and marketing specialists to showcase the novelties offered by their businesses.

While some novel ingredients were introduced at the show, this year is rather signified by new end product concepts and formulations with the existing ingredients. Textures, softness, smoothness, comfort, and consumer needs were touted by many marketers and the word “sensory” permeated a variety of marketing campaigns.Read More »

U.S. Beauty and Personal Care Sales Continue to Rise Each Year

Cosmetics & Toiletries USA
Cosmetics & Toiletries USA

Sales of the U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market have topped $42 billion at the manufacturers’ level in 2014, and, for the fifth year in row, the market posted revenue growth, according to the soon-to-be-released data from Kline’s Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report. Upward growth is driven by the consistent healthy performance of all product classes, with oral care, hair care, and makeup occupying the top spots in terms of growth.Read More »

Kline Continues to Monitor the Changing Face of Beauty Retailing With an Enhanced Service

 Beauty Retailing USA: Alternate Channel Monitor
Beauty Retailing USA: Alternate Channel Monitor

The recently published inaugural edition of Beauty Retailing USA: Alternate Channel Monitor covering the period from January 2014 to June 2014 finds that consumer purchasing from social media is finally becoming more of a reality. This use of beacon technology is increasing in specialty stores, and lipsticks are selling nearly as much as skin care products through mobile technologies. This service will be updated every six months to provide marketers with the regular insights and dynamics on the ever-evolving alternate channels like direct sales and specialty stores.Read More »