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Global Briefing

Business Strategies for Ingredients Companies : Part One - Beauty and Personal Care and Home Care

| Pages: 66

Price: US$2,600

About this Report

With ingredient companies facing many issues, such as the economy, the environment and increased competition, the ability of companies to grow their businesses is becoming even tougher. However, ingredient companies are employing a wide range of business strategies to increase revenue and profit. These issues and the strategies used to counteract them are discussed in this report, and are illustrated with case studies showing how ingredient companies are implementing them into their businesses.

What this report includes

  • Top-level strategic analysis of how major consumer trends will influence global markets
  • Consumer insight
  • Impact across all relevant consumer markets
  • Unique graphics and case studies
  • Key market snapshots
  • Accompanying presentation to synthesise main findings

Why buy this report

  • Identify factors driving change now and in the future
  • Understand motivation
  • Forward-looking outlook
  • Briefings and presentation should provoke lively discussion at senior level
  • Take a step back from micro trends
  • Get up to date estimates and comment

Table of Contents

Introduction

Scope

  • Introduction

Key findings

  • Introduction

SWOT analysis: Ingredient companies’ business environment

  • Introduction

Overview

Wide variety of companies operating in ingredients industry

  • Overview

Leading BPC and home care ingredients suppliers (1)

  • Overview

Leading BPC and home care ingredients suppliers (2)

  • Overview

Leading BPC and home care ingredients suppliers (3)

  • Overview

Main issues facing ingredients industry in BPC and home care

  • Overview

Business strategies undertaken by ingredients industries

  • Overview

Different business strategies can be implemented to meet issues

  • Overview

Size of company affects strategies implemented

  • Overview

Investing in Emerging Markets

Opportunities for growth within emerging markets

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Growth prospects for ingredients in beauty and personal care

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Growth prospects for ingredients in home care

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Recent investments in emerging markets

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Case Study: Givaudan

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Givaudan focuses on developing markets for growth

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Continual investment in developing markets for Givaudan

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

Investing in New Categories

Acquisitions provide access to new categories

  • Investing in New Categories

Opportunities for growth through diversification vary by category

  • Investing in New Categories

Good growth potential for a range of BPC categories

  • Investing in New Categories

Less growth potential in home care

  • Investing in New Categories

Case study: Ashland Inc.

  • Investing in New Categories

Ashland: diversifying via acquisition

  • Investing in New Categories

From oil refiner to speciality chemicals company

  • Investing in New Categories

Investing in Capital

Improving and building on current infrastructure to grow organically

  • Investing in Capital

Examples of capital investments

  • Investing in Capital

Case study: BASF

  • Investing in Capital

BASF invests organically to increase sales

  • Investing in Capital

BASF improves earnings via operational excellence programmes

  • Investing in Capital

BASF’s recent capital investments

  • Investing in Capital

Investing in Innovation

Investing externally to increase R&D

  • Investing in Innovation

Rate of investment in R&D varies between companies

  • Investing in Innovation

Innovation driven by three megatrends

  • Investing in Innovation

Case study : DSM

  • Investing in Innovation

Innovation core to DSM’s reinvention

  • Investing in Innovation

DSM strategies include focus on innovation

  • Investing in Innovation

DSM’s latest innovations centre on hair care category

  • Investing in Innovation

Restructuring

Variety of reasons for restructuring

  • Restructuring

Examples of restructuring

  • Restructuring

Case study : Symrise and Croda

  • Restructuring

Economic downturn prompts restructure at Symrise

  • Restructuring

Croda restructures to focus on more profitable areas

  • Restructuring

Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Working together for a mutual benefit

  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Examples of joint ventures and partnerships

  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Case study : Symrise

  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Symrise forms partnerships to achieve growth

  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Symrise’s partnerships and joint ventures

  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships

Operating Sustainably

Two approaches to sustainable operations

  • Operating Sustainably

Case study : Novozymes

  • Operating Sustainably

Sustainability is a key part of Novozymes ’ business

  • Operating Sustainably

Sustainability in Novozymes ’ home care business

  • Operating Sustainably

Future Impact

Impact of issues on ingredients companies

  • Future Impact

Definitions

Data parameters and report definitions

  • Definitions

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