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 sold (COGS) level during 2013, according to the recently published report Leading Distributors in the U.S. Crop Protection Industry: A Strategic Market Analysis by global consulting and research firm Kline & Company. By tracking the leading 17 distributors, the report covers over 96% of total crop protection chemicals sales within the United States. Sales reported include both private-label crop protection chemicals and adjuvants, which include surfactants, oils, water conditioners, and drift control agents. Read more »
According to a recent World Bank report, Latin America now represents 13% of agricultural trade, up from 8% in the mid-90s. The region is cited as possessing 28% of potential new arable land globally, and could at a likely minimum, supply a third of meat, a third of fruit and vegetables and half of oilseeds traded worldwide by 2050.
In short, Latin America affords enormous potential. To this end, Kline invites you to an informative and free webinar presented by Mancer Cyr, senior associate in Kline’s Specialty Pesticides consulting practice, on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00 AM US EST / 11:00 AM Buenos Aires / 12:00 PM Brasilia / 2:00 PM GMT Read more »
Making headway in the French hairdressing industry capital of Lyon, the Beauté Sélection trade show made waves, attracting a multitude of beauty professionals, as well as schools and academies. The organizers and exhibitors impressively assured a jam-packed show with catwalks, workshops, conferences, and live product demonstrations.
Within the multitude of hair/beauty accessories, a few eye-lash and hair extensions and nail-related booths stood out. Read more »
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With total 2012 global lubricant demand estimated at 38.7 million metric tons, the market is effectively flat over 2011; however, this belies many changes within. Both North America and Western Europe continue to stagnate below pre-recession levels; and despite Asia picking up in 2011, this market also waned in 2012, with the most significant change being a net decline in demand in China, according to recently published Global Lubricants: Market Analysis and Assessment by international consulting and research firm Kline & Company. Read more »
The past few years were significant for M&A activity in many industries, with the professional skin care market being no exception. Given the recent surge in acquisitions of brands in this market, one wonders what attractive opportunities still exist.
Since Kline started tracking this industry in the early 2000s, nearly all of the independent brands that target the physician dispense sector have been acquired, with the most substantial acquisitions occurring this year! Read more »
With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% over the last three years, manufacturers’ sales of professional oral care products in the United States are offering much to smile about with sales in 2013 alone estimated at $426.5 million, according to Professional Oral Care USA, which includes extensive research with dentists and dental hygienists by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company.
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