Nuts, due to their healthy profile, continue to be one of the strongest segments in the snack food category, and Mintel estimated that nuts, seeds and trail mix will continue steady growth through 2015.
Sales of facial anti-aging skin care products at mass have been on the down slope. According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of facial anti-aging products slipped 4.2% during the 12 weeks ended Jan. 22 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).
Recent research conducted by Procter & Gamble’s Gillette reveals that facial hair styling is a common practice undertaken by nearly 40% of men in North America and that this process is critical in defining their look.
The economy doesn’t seem to be hurting the As Seen On TV category. A.J. Khubani, CEO of Telebrands, said the company’s business is ahead 20% in 2011 over the previous year, and fourth-quarter sales were up 30%.