Pest Control and Repellents - US - October 2016
"People are spending more on pest control than ever before. Although most spending is on pest control services, product sales for outdoor repellents are also rising. Warmer weather and concerns about mosquito-borne illnesses contribute to overall category spending; however, concerns about the safety of pest control products still linger, leading some consumers to opt for service providers."
- Stephen Brown, Household Analyst
This report discusses the following key topics:
Market for pest control products and residential services continues its growth
Aversion to repellents is widespread and appears to outweigh benefits of using
Consumers might prefer services over pest control products
Young adults spending less time outdoors to avoid pests/bugs