Global Residential HVAC Demand Growth to Improve Through 2025

Global Residential HVAC Demand Growth to Improve Through 2025

In recent years, unusually severe summer heat waves have driven spikes in sales of room air conditioners.


Hardscaping Sales Boosted by Growing Use of Higher Value Materials in Outdoor Living Areas

Hardscaping Sales Boosted by Growing Use of Higher Value Materials in Outdoor Living Areas

The growing popularity of outdoor living is driving consumer interest in materials that can unify indoor-outdoor aesthetics for a seamless transition between spaces. (Think stone patio pavers that match the flooring in an adjoining interior room, or using the same stone tiling in the backsplashes of both indoor and outdoor kitchens.)


US Gutter Guard Sales Lifted by COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

US Gutter Guard Sales Lifted by COVID-19 Home Renovation Boom

Gutter guards are increasingly popular with homeowners looking to prevent gutters from being clogged by fallen leaves, pine needles, and other debris, thereby minimizing the need to periodically clean gutters, which can be a time-consuming and potentially dangerous task.


As Battery Technologies Improve, Electric’s Share of Global Power Lawn & Equipment Sales Keeps Expanding

As Battery Technologies Improve, Electric’s Share of Global Power Lawn & Equipment Sales Keeps Expanding

Dramatically swift improvements in battery technologies have had a major impact on the power lawn and garden equipment market over the last decade, leading to a significant increase in the market share for electric models over engine-driven alternatives.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment    

2021 Brings Major Forestry Equipment Product Launches

2021 Brings Major Forestry Equipment Product Launches

The global forestry sector has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which produced a reduction in output, declining equipment spending, and severe disruptions to global supply chains.


Rising Farm Output to Drive Global Pesticide Market Growth Through 2025

Rising Farm Output to Drive Global Pesticide Market Growth Through 2025

Our new analysis projects global demand for formulated pesticides to increase 3.4% per year to $94.7 billion in 2025, supported mostly by growth in the dominant agricultural market.

  Chemicals      Industry Studies    

Style & Design Trends Driving Higher Value Bathroom Organization Sales

Style & Design Trends Driving Higher Value Bathroom Organization Sales

Among people who purchase home organization products, the bathroom is one of the rooms for which consumers most commonly purchase organization products. A Freedonia Group survey found that 68% of consumers who bought home organization products in the past months bought products for the bathroom.


Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

While clamshells and corrugated boxes will remain the dominant packaging types in the berry market – where these products are widely used together – other packaging products, including reusable plastic containers and plastic containers other than clamshells, are expected to register gains.

  Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Brick, Block, & Paver Suppliers See Expanding Opportunity in Post-Pandemic Commercial Market

Brick, Block, & Paver Suppliers See Expanding Opportunity in Post-Pandemic Commercial Market

The commercial market will remain the leading application for brick, block, and paver demand and post the strongest demand gains through 2025.


Landscaping Products Received Big Boost from Pandemic DIY Boom – But How Long Will It Last?

Landscaping Products Received Big Boost from Pandemic DIY Boom – But How Long Will It Last?

Outdoor areas were a particular area of interest among consumers even before the pandemic, but with social distancing and other factors coming into play, the outdoor living trend accelerated sharply.