July 25, 2012

Although women make up the majority of salon customers, a growing number of male-focused salons have men primed to increase their usage of these services, according to new Mintel research.

July 18, 2012

Hispanics are more likely to consume certain nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages when compared with any other ethnic group, according to new Mintel research.

July 17, 2012

A consumer push for healthier snacks has led to an explosion of yogurt sales. Sales of yogurt have increased every year since 2006, according to Mintel.

June 21, 2012

Attention beauty brands looking to target today’s teens and tweens! The beauty youth market shows signs of stabilization.

June 12, 2012

More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

May 10, 2012

Motherhood influences the way women shop, according to Mintel research.

May 1, 2012

The deodorant and antiperspirant industry in the United States will continue to relish in the sweet smell of success through 2016 and beyond, according to a new Mintel report.

April 13, 2012

While more than half of U.S. adults currently are "watching" their diet, a fraction of them are doing so because they are concerned about their "salt intake," according to Mintel research.

April 4, 2012

Global Easter-themed chocolate product launches have increased 45% over the past year, according to new Mintel research.

March 26, 2012

Beauty is “plugging in,” a trend that is set to drive innovation in the year ahead, according to recent research by Mintel Beauty and Personal Care.


March 1, 2012

Among consumers who eat ethnic food at home, two-thirds of them said authenticity is the utmost important ingredient, according to new Mintel research.

February 29, 2012

Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

February 10, 2012

Many younger girls would like to wear more makeup than their parents allow, and manufacturers are ready to help them out, according to new research from Mintel, a provider of consumer, product and media intelligence.

January 31, 2012

Seventeen percent of coffee drinkers enjoy consuming one "cup of joe" at a time, according to new Mintel research.

January 25, 2012

When buying bath and shower products, shoppers tend to choose products based mainly on scent and moisturization, according to a Mintel survey. Furthermore, men are increasingly opting for body wash in lieu of bar soap.

January 16, 2012

Mintel Group, a supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence, has named Katie Gross as VP beauty and personal care division for the United States and Canada, based in Chicago.

January 4, 2012

Sales of household cleaning products have seen a decline over the last four years, according to a recent study by Mintel — a trend the market research company expected will continue until 2015.

December 5, 2011

Fragrance sales appear to be on the rise, and the outlook looks especially positive with the gifting season upon us.


November 1, 2011

Expect to see the pet products industry grow more than 30% over the next five years, a new Mintel report released this week suggested.

October 19, 2011

The cosmetics segment has been on the upswing, and the momentum is likely to continue within the mass market as beauty mavens get increasingly thrifty and do their research when it comes to purchasing makeup.


September 19, 2011

Searching for the best bargains has become a pastime among shoppers, according to research conducted by Mintel Inspire.

September 12, 2011

McKinsey & Co. has earned multiple honors on Vault.com's latest Consulting Firm Practice Area Rankings.

August 12, 2011

The Food Channel has identified the top beverage trends for the year with help from CultureWaves, the International Food Futurists and Mintel.

July 21, 2011

Women in the higher-income bracket won't object to buying private-label cosmetics if they think that their quality and performance are on par with national brands, according to recent Mintel research.