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With a glut of Christmas parties now just days away, many of us will soon find ourselves feeling the effects of the inevitable festive overindulgence. This time of year is prime time for the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) remedies market, but beyond Christmas, latest research from MINTEL shows changing British lifestyles have…
Beauty becomes a thorny issue as the English rose loses her natural charmWhen it comes to a woman’s beauty, it seems that the classic English rose is now not quite as natural as she once was. With ever more women turning to their trusty make-up bag, latest research from MINTEL…
New Mintel Report Finds Many Dieting Consumers Creating Their Own Diet PlansChicago (August 31, 2006)— In an industry that boasts many dieting options, it is surprising that many people are opting to stick with their own personal eating plans. According to a recent Mintel report, more that 80 percent of…
Mintel Reports Home Nail Care Shrinking as Salons Grab ClientsChicago (August 2, 2006)- Nails have never looked so good with trips to the salon increasing. But this move has been distressing news for the nail polish remover and fire engine red polish sitting at home. According to a recent report…
According to MINTEL’s GNPD (Global New Products Database) there were a massive 20,786 new colour cosmetic products launched world-wide in 2004 alone. This is an impressive 25% increase on 2003 figures and is the equivalent of almost 60 new make-up items a day! Last year, the lip colour cosmetics sector…
Highlighted hair, painted nails and the delicate aroma of a sweet scent – you could be forgiven for thinking we were describing the latest girl about town. But no, this is in fact the 21st century pet. Recent research from MINTEL’s Global New Products Database (GNPD) shows an explosion of…
Mintel Report Shows Number of New Health Clubs Outpacing New MembershipsChicago (June 19, 2006)- With the growth of new health clubs reaching 14 percent from 2004 to 2005, it is surprising that Americans are not sprinting off to the gym. During the same period, health club memberships grew only five…
Latest research from MINTEL finds that the explosion of health problems in the UK and a changing doctor-patient relationship has lead to an impressive 40% increase in sales of self-diagnostics since 2000. With the market now valued at a substantial £68 million, this rapid growth is expected to continue and…
Busy schedules and ” on-the-go ” dining are emerging factors in increased obesity casesA recent Mintel report suggests that most adults blame the parents for America’s obesity issues with children. More than 77 percent of adults surveyed cited that the parents, not the children, are to blame in the national…
Exclusive consumer research from MINTEL’s first comprehensive report into childhood obesity names a staggering one in three (33%) Mums and Dads as ‘Relaxed Parents’, who take little interest in their children’s eating habits. This amounts to some 5.3 million parents, making ‘Relaxed Parents’ the largest group of Mums and Dads…
With many of us now looking forward to our Summer holidays, research from MINTEL shows Europe’s men shunning the safety of sun protection creams. Indeed, slapping on the sun cream is worryingly less popular amongst men than amongst their female counterparts. On average, across France, Germany, Spain and the UK,…
Chicago, IL, January 5, 2005 — According to a recent report from Mintel, in both 2003 and 2004, more than half of Americans cited general health as their primary motivation for reading nutrition labels, while a little less than 25% show concern about a specific health issue as their motivator.