A trend toward “premiumization” and building momentum for more naturally positioned offerings, as well as growing awareness of dental hygiene and the rising prevalence of cavities, drove the $27 billion global oral care market in 2016.
Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.
L’Oréal Research and Innovation global VP technology incubator Guive Balooch was on hand at Viva Technology in Paris in mid-June to highlight the strides the company and its brands are making at the intersection of beauty and technology.
With cleansers and moisturizers firing on all cylinders, retailers and brands are fine-tuning other segments to keep the momentum going. By bringing skin care innovations to mass doors more quickly, chains have been able to keep their customer base from straying to specialty stores and, in some cases, lure them back.
Feminine hygiene products, once relegated to back aisles near diapers, are hidden no longer. In fact, the entire category is being treated more like a beauty business than a commodity. Once again, millennial shoppers are driving the change.
New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.
See highlights from New General Market Summit keynote presentations delivered by Sundial Brands CEO Rich Dennis, Method and Olly Nutrition co-founder Eric Ryan and Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle.
GMDC’s Center Store: Essential for Total Store Growth report highlights the fact that such elements as nonfoods, grocerants and in-store health clinic can play a big role in improving customer experience and combating food price deflation, loss to online sales in impulse categories and changing shopper interests.
Procter & Gamble has placed a 28-year company veteran at the head of its global beauty business, according to a report by USA Today. Alex Keith, who has led P&G’s skin and personal care since 2014, will succeed Patrice Louvet, who was recently named CEO of Ralph Lauren. Taking Keith’s place will be VP and SK-II brand franchise leader Markus Strobel, the report said. (USA Today)
Alongside the global digital campaign, Sally Hansen also is extending it to social media and a global influencer campaign that will see nail influencers filming videos on creating nail looks with Miracle Gel