Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 9, 2010 || With the financial crisis in the rearview mirror, consumer spending beginning to show signs of life and a wave of new projects on tap, suppliers to the laundry product category say there are reasons to be optimistic about 2010.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 9, 2010 || Change was in the air at the Soap and Detergent Association's annual meeting in January. After all, Orlando, FL represented a new venue for the annual event and the Association unveiled its new name, The American Cleaning Institute.
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 9, 2010 || Key ingredients can make all the difference in a personal care formulation. Here's a look at some of the ingredients today's leading formulators are smitten with-and why.
Tom Branna -Editorial Director and Navin Geria - Contributing Editor January 5, 2010 || Cosmetic chemists throughout the U.S. gathered in New York City for the annual meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 5, 2010 || From surviving and thriving in a difficult economy to working with regulators and special interest groups, the Consumer Specialty Products Association has a habit of coming through when the chips are down.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 5, 2010 || As the recession gathered strength during the past two-and-half years, so too did the appeal of private label laundry detergent. But a couple of national brands managed to buck the trend and more innovative formulas may be on the way.