BOULDER, COLO., (January 14, 2008) –Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) today announced its annual Natural & Organic Personal Care Web Seminar will take place on February 21, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Industry experts will join the NBJ editorial team to review the findings of the January issue on the Natural & Organic Personal Care segment of the nutrition industry.
“The natural personal care industry is at an interesting point in its lifecycle,” said Nutrition Business Journal Editorial Director Patrick Rea. “All the alternative personal care products – natural, organic, green and cosmeceuticals - are in high demand by consumers. Investors are hard pressed to find new viable natural personal care companies to invest in. And conventional health and beauty care conglomerates are acquiring natural brands with vigor.”
The U.S. natural personal care market is growing at double digit rates making it one of the hottest sectors of the nutrition industry. Join the leading business experts in the nutrition industry for an open discussion of the opportunities and threats facing the natural personal care industry.
Topics to be discussed will include:
· U.S. Natural & Organic Personal care Sales by 12 product subcategories
o Feminine hygiene
o Hair products
o Baby care
o Nail care
o Oral hygiene
o Bath items
o Skin care
o Bath/toilet soap
· U.S. Natural & Organic Personal Care Sales by 6 sales channels
o Natural Retail
o Department store/boutique/salons/spas
o Specialty personal care stores
o Network Marketing
o Other direct & multi-channel NPC brands
o Mass market/beauty supply discounters
· U.S. Sales of natural household products by 6 sales channels
· Natural and Organic standards add confusion in the market
· Top mergers & acquisitions, valuations and strategic motivations
· U.S. Natural & organic personal care forecasts through 2017
· Total conventional U.S. Health & Beauty Care sales compared to Natural & Organic Personal Care sales by 12 product subcategories
Registration for the Webinar is available online at http://nbj.stores.yahoo.net/nb20rawmaand.html
A registration fee of $495 allows up to six login points from multiple locations.
Nutrition Business Journal is an executive newsletter for decision-makers in the natural, nutrition and complementary and alternative health industries. NBJ's exclusive research and editorial focus on the strategic issues of the nutrition industry has made it a leading business intelligence resource for subscribers since 1996. To purchase detailed market research reports, subscribe to the NBJ, or sign up for the NBJ's free weekly e-newsletter, please visit www.nutritionbusiness.com. NBJ also hosts the NBJ Summit, an invitation-only retreat for C-level executives in the nutrition industry each July. For more information, visit www.nbjsummit.com.
New Hope Natural Media (www.newhope.com), a division of the Penton Media, Inc., is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company’s market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its coinvestors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.
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