in the News: June Highlights

business_news.jpgThe publishing divisions at are frequently cited in top publications and trade journals. In June, research by Kalorama information appeared in articles on direct-to-consumer laboratory testing, the market for electronic medical records, and outsourcing in drug discovery. A variety of media outlets turned to Packaged Facts for its expertise on pet litter products, coffee creamer trends, and meal kit delivery services.

Take a look at press highlights from June below. To access more information, click the link to the report page.

The New York Times“The market for direct-to-consumer laboratory tests was valued at $131 million last year, up from $15 million in 2010, according to Kalorama Information.” 

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CNBC: “A 2015 report by, estimated the health care internet of things is poised to hit $117 billion within the next several years.” 

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Healthcare IT News: “Cerner and McKesson take the top spots in the EHR market, according to a new report from Kalorama Information. Epic and Allscripts follow in the next two slots, and both companies increased market share, according to the report: EMR 2016: The Market for Electronic Medical Records.” 

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EHR Intelligence: “’The trend over the past four years has been an increasing amount of revenue going to mid-size EMR specialist companies and away from IT companies and diversified healthcare companies,’ Bruce Carlson, Publisher of Kalorama Information, said in a public statement.”

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: “A critical bottleneck in the drug discovery process is the hit-to-candidate stage. Scientists interviewed for a recent report conducted by Kalorama Information generally agree that the number of potential targets has increased sharply over the last decade, but information about those targets, i.e., sufficient understanding of gene and protein function—especially in the context of biological pathways—has not increased at the same rate. To break the bottleneck, antitargets need to be eliminated earlier, freeing up researchers to concentrate their time and attention on potential targets of interest.” 

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Becker’s Hospital Review: “Despite these concerns, the market for DTC lab tests has expanded substantially. In 2015, the market was valued at $131 million, up from $15 million in 2010, according to Kalorama Information data cited by The New York Times.” 

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Pet Product News: “In Pet Litter, Clean-Up, and Odor Control Products: U.S. Market Trends, the latest report from Packaged Facts, market research publisher estimates that retail sales of pet cleanup products reached $3.5 billion in 2015. This is up from $3 billion in 2010, resulting in a 3.4 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the period.” 

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Food Navigator: “Data from Packaged Facts’ latest report ‘Refrigerated Coffee Creamers: U.S. Market Trends’ forecasts a growth by 2020 of 15 percent in sales of $2.5 billion of coffee creamers marked as ‘clean label’ — meaning fewer ingredients, especially those deemed unhealthy by consumers such as partially hydrogenated oils. 

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Food Business News: With the potential to disrupt both the grocery and restaurant industries, meal kit delivery has burgeoned into a $1.5 billion market that is expected to at least double over the next few years, according to Packaged Facts, Rockville, Md.” 

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Eater: “Fabian Siegel, co-founder of meal kit service Marley Spoon recently offered researchers at Packaged Facts his prediction for the future of the grocery industry: ‘Supermarkets will be replaced: Amazon will take care of the pantry; meal kit delivery services...will take care of the 'what we are cooking tonight.'" 

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New York Business Journal: “With a familiar American face behind it, Marley Spoon enters a meal-kit delivery services market that a Packaged Facts report has estimated will generate $1.5 billion in sales in 2016, and grow into a multibillion-dollar business within the next five years.”

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The Baltimore Sun: "The professional power tool market makes up about two-thirds of power tool sales, said E. Reta Sober, an industry analyst at The Freedonia Group, which estimates global power tool sales will rise to $32.9 billion by 2018."

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