Consumer expectations for holistic care are growing, and businesses are setting sights on new opportunities, accelerating industry convergence within women’s wellness. This article explores how this is unfolding in North America across five prominent industries—sanitary protection, adult incontinence, skin care, sexual health and gut health— and discusses opportunities and challenges ahead.
A more deeply entrenched penchant for self-care, increased adoption of digital technology and higher expectations of efficacy among consumers will continue to underpin business strategy at the intersection of wellness and technology. Investment in accessible personalised self-care solutions forms a central part in sustaining relevance, both in the realm of physical wellbeing and emotional health.
Organic product penetration in Europe is facing challenges, that start at the current economic uncertainty and price sensitivity, and continue through the rising popularity of various competing claims. This article discusses what should be the way forward for organic claims to appeal to consumers in Europe.
A follow up to an earlier piece on The Rise of Ingredient-Led Beauty, we continue the conversation, focusing on two specific areas: botanicals and functional fragrance ingredients.
As the discourse around female empowerment and gender inclusivity widens, and greater awareness of women’s health brings further advancements in quality access and provision, implications for business are gaining traction.
Ageing, urbanisation and migration continue to be major factors shaping global population. The number of seniors around the world is expected to grow and with it the focus on wellness and health to increase. Meanwhile, rapid urbanisation and intensifying international migration is expected to have long-term implications for socioeconomic development across the globe.
The market for hair loss treatments is growing rapidly across Europe. While recent scientific reports suggest that hair loss is a possible long-COVID side effect, the market is generally fuelled by increased stress, anxiety, and new kinds of work pressure generated by post-pandemic lifestyles.
The dairy products and alternatives industry is set to deliver strong value growth globally in 2022 of 7.5%, to reach retail value sales of USD642 billon. On the flip side, volumes are estimated to be down by -0.6%. This reflects how inflationary pressures are heavily impacting dairy prices as farmers face increased cost for the production of dairy, including fertilisers, feed and fuel.