The internet has plenty of detractors, but at least you can accurately measure the audience. Our IT staff recently told us that within a few hours of posting, a news article about Unilever seeking input on new product development (NPD) received more… Read More »
The laundry care market is besieged by higher raw material costs and retailer inflexibility on pricing. Laundry detergent suppliers offer a variety of strategies to succeed in this increasingly complex new world. Read More »
The email subject line read, “Exclusive Invitation.” But after 23 years in this industry, I’ve been to enough “exclusive” events to know that these invites usually mean getting jammed into some cramped New York City loft… Read More »
They’ve been in the news for months, but Tide Pods have yet to appear on retail shelves. There’s nothing wrong with making sure you get things right, but the longer Procter & Gamble waits to introduce the novel detergent form, the h… Read More »
The New York metropolitan area was battered by Hurricane Irene in August. The storm dumped 13 inches of rain in our region, making for severe flooding in northern New Jersey. Just over the border, in New York State, my relatives were hit hard by the… Read More »
Planet Clean is an eco-friendly product from McBride.
19. McBride Plc
Sales: $1.2 billion
Chris Bull, chief executive officer; Richard Armitage, group finance di… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Suk Cha, chief executive officer, LG Household & Healthcare.
Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen cleaner… Read More »
Sales: $9.5 billion
Motoki Ozaki, representative director, president and chief executive officer; Takuo Goto, representative director, senior executive vice president, global production and engineering… Read More »
San Francisco, CA
Sales: $110 million
$110 million (estimated).
Drew Fraze, chief executive officer; Adam Lowry, co-founder and chief greenskeeper; Eric Rya… Read More »
$140 million (estimated).
Mark Landry, chief executive officer and president.
Detergents&mdas… Read More »
Sales: $150 million
$150 million (estimated).
Peter Graham, chairman; John Replogle, chief executive officer and president.
Cleanin… Read More »
Sales: $2.1 billion
$2.1 billion for household, personal care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $2.5 billion. Net income: $270 million.
James R. Craigie… Read More »
Sales: $2.6 billion
$2.6 billion (estimated) for household cleaning and personal care products. Corporate sales: $5.5 billion. Net income: $603 million for the year ended June 3… Read More »
Sales: $5.7 billion
$5.7 billion for personal care, nutrition and household products. Corporate sales: $9.2 billion for the year ended Aug. 31, 2010.
Ste… Read More »
Sales: $64.6 billion
$64.6 billion (estimated) for personal care, oral care and household products. Net sales: $78.9 billion. Net income: $12.7 billion for the year ended June 30, 2010.… Read More »
If marketers think that they can rework formulations and remove tried-and-true preservation systems, they face the prospect of contamination and, ultimately, backlash from consumers and health authorities. Read More »
The Consumer Specialty Products Association surveys the practices used to ensure microbiological quality of household and institutional products by focusing on raw material controls, finished product quality and process hygiene. Read More »
The recent announcement by Procter & Gamble (P&G) that it was raising prices on many of its consumer products should come as no surprise to anyone who’s been following the rise in commodity costs during the past year. Speaking at a Co… Read More »
A year after its transformation into the American Cleaning Institute, ACI executives tell members that the Institute remains dedicated to getting the job done in Washington, D.C. and around the world through an effective network of partners. Read More »