It’s a Stretch: 3 Reasons Why Men’s Underwear May No Longer Be a Strong Economic Indicator

It’s a Stretch: 3 Reasons Why Men’s Underwear May No Longer Be a Strong Economic Indicator

This is not the first time that Alan Greenspan’s theory of men’s underpants sales – as an economic indicator in general and predictor of tough times in particular – has entered the public discourse.

  Consumer Goods      Freedonia Focus      Textiles & Nonwovens    

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

Compared to total households, a significantly higher percentage of vegetarians and vegans place a high or medium priority on recyclability, recycled content, and packaging with little or no plastic. The gap between the share of vegetarians and vegans and total households that place a high or medium priority on compostability and reusability in food packaging is even larger.

  Consumer Goods      Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

3 Food Packaging Trends Boosting Sales of Bowls

3 Food Packaging Trends Boosting Sales of Bowls

Already the leading outlet for food packaging bowls, prepared foods (including fresh and frozen products) is also projected to be one of the fastest growing applications for these products through 2025.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Residential Roofing Market: Record Demand in 2020 and 2021

Residential Roofing Market: Record Demand in 2020 and 2021

Asphalt shingles account for the largest share of residential roofing demand in the US and will continue to do so going forward.