Playtex Products Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss due to restructuring charges, fall in market share in the tampons category and reduced demand for sun care products.
Playtex posted a loss of $1 million, compared with a profit of $7.2 million a year ago. Quarterly sales fell from $159.2 million a year ago to $146.7 million for the quarter.
The latest exclusive market research from Smithers Pira projects positive growth for the across the nonwoven wipes industry. This market can be subdivided into two major types:
Consumer wipes include b…