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May 20, 2022

Industry Roundup

Candles

Fragrance subscription service Scentbird announces rebrand as part of commitment to elevate the digital fragrance experience, will begin offering candles in subscription service; rebrand includes neutral colors, modern fonts, minimalistic monogram design
PR Newswire (05/18)

Cleaners

Euromonitor: Home care won't be spared impact of inflation, but hygiene will continue to be top-of-mind for consumers, putting industry and its chemistry in strong position; downtrading may hamper value growth, but industry should maintain positive growth
Euromonitor International Ltd. (05/13)

Honest Co.'s Q1 net loss widens to US$14.6M from year-ago net loss of US$4.5M, as revenue drops 15% year-over-year to US$69M on inflation, softness in digital space; diapers and wipes category down 13%, skin and personal care down 19%, household down 20%
Globe Newswire (05/13)

Cleaning Tools

Cleaning equipment producer Geerpres partners with Avision Sales Group to represent it in 49 states; Geerpres specializes in EVS cleaning equipment, cleaning carts, Advantex single-use products such as microfiber wipes, mops and cart-integrating systems
PR Newswire (05/19)

Tork Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth named overall winner and winner of Sustainability & Environment category of 2022 Amsterdam Innovation Awards; bio-based cloth made of 99% sustainably sourced, plant-based fiber, helps industries lower environmental footprint
Essity Aktiebolag (05/13)

Dishwashing Detergents/Dish Soaps

Henkel Nigeria wins National Quality Excellence Award as the Best in Class Quality Cleaning Soaps Production Company of the Year; company is the maker of WAW and Nittol laundry detergents
The Sun (05/19)

Disinfectants & Sanitizers

GOJO Industries launches Purell Healthcare Surface Disinfecting Wipes; ethyl alcohol-based wipes offer hospital-grade surface disinfecting, kill the virus that causes COVID-19, are made with no quats, bleach, fragrances or harsh fumes
Nonwovens Industry (05/18)

Reckitt's Dettol selected as Official Hygiene Partner for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, July 28 to Aug. 8, to provide sanitizer dispensers and range of Dettol products; Durex will be Official Intimate Wellness Provider
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB) (05/17)

Oral Care Products

Colgate-Palmolive India launches new campaign that highlights the importance of strong teeth to support better digestion and nutrition; campaign features actors Shahid Kapoor and Rana Daggubati
Exchange4Media (05/17)

Small Appliances

Aldi unveils Ambiano Frozen Drinks Maker in the UK as part of its Specialbuy range; the kitchen appliance can make snow cone ice, slushies, iced lattes, punches or cocktails
The Mirror (05/18)

Household Products

Spectrum Brands' insect-repellent brand Cutter announces brand refresh with new logo, enhanced visual identity, redesigned packaging and more informative website; visual identity has palette of blues with summer orange accent, new logo has arc of bubbles
PR Newswire (05/18)

Clorox appoints Julia Denman and Stephanie Plaines to its board of directors; Denman is corporate VP and head of internal audit, enterprise risk and compliance at Microsoft, while Plaines is CFO E-Commerce at Sam's Club
PR Newswire (05/18)

Clorox CEO and CFO to present at three investor conference in June--2022 RBC Capital Markets Global Consumer & Retail Conference on June 1, Bernstein 38th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on June 2, dbAccess Global Consumer Conference 2022 on June 15
The Clorox Co. (05/13)

Personal & Household Products group

Brita partners with municipalities with lead in their drinking water to provide short-term water filtration solutions for residents; brand offers access to Brita Elite pitchers, certified to ANSI/NSF 53 standard to reduce lead, contaminants from tap water
The Clorox Co. (05/13)

Reynolds Consumer Products reports Q1 net income of US$52M, down 30% from US$74M in year-ago quarter, driven by higher material, manufacturing, logistics, advertising costs, lower volume; net revenues up 12% year-over-year to US$845M on price increases
Business Wire (05/13)

Newell Brands' FoodSaver launches brand's first-ever Reusable Vacuum Zipper Bags, now available on FoodSaver.com, at retailers nationwide; BPA-free reusable bags can be used for sous vide cooking, microwave cooking, leftovers, freezer storage
PR Newswire (05/13)

 Household Products Ingredients

Flavors, Fragrances & Scents

L'Oreal's Viktor & Rolf will release Good Fortune, a new women's fragrance with notes of jasmine and vanilla; fragrance will be available in 50 ml and 100 ml refillable eau de parfum
Now Smell This (05/19)

Salvatore Ferragamo unveils Bright Leather, a new men's fragrance available in 30, 50 and 100 ml eau de toilette; woody aromatic leather scent contains bergamot, mandarin, grapefruit, basil, rosemary, Ferragamo soft leather accord, cedar, patchouli, musk
Now Smell This (05/19)

Natural Ingredients/Clean Products

Clean beauty brands face challenges from consumer concerns about effectiveness; clean brands can win consumers over by proving natural products work as well as traditional brands, highlighting sustainable processes to justify higher prices: study
PR Newswire (05/19)

Clean beauty brand Luna Nectar launches rebrand, announces Plastic Neutral+ and Sustainable Forestry Initiative certifications; brand offers waterless formulas with 80% naturally-occurring active ingredients in skin-care, lash/brow and hair-care lines
PR Newswire (05/19)

 Retailing

Supermarket

Suppliers switching to alternative ingredients because of sunflower oil shortages caused by the war in Ukraine are reportedly coming under pressure from supermarkets to roll out new packaging soon; some retailers are giving six weeks, others are giving 12
Grocer (05/19)

Sainsbury's to replace plastic packaging with a paper band on its bananas, remove plastic lids from its salads and coleslaws, move its nut butter to glass, switch to quadruple-strength squash bottles, reduce plastic film for its grated cheese, cheesecakes
Grocer (05/19)

Convenience Store

QuikTrip set to open its second location in Alabama in late May near Birmingham; another location is planned for Opelika in fall
Alabama Media Group (05/16)

E-Commerce Trends & Statistics

WGSN forecasts beauty mindsets in next two years will revolve around heightened awareness of interdependence, yearning for community and mainstream rejection of ‘normal’; consumers to have sharper focus on care, climate, fluid use of online platforms
CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com (05/19)

Grocery Outlet to offer on-demand, scheduled grocery delivery from 72 stores across California, Oregon, Washington via pilot program with Uber Eats; Grocery Outlet president says he is excited about long-term potential of company's e-commerce initiative
PR Newswire (05/19)

Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Hollywood Feed wins top spot in the pet care category on Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Best Retailers list; Chuck and Don’s comes in second, ousting PetSmart in third place, which is followed by Pet Supplies Plus, with Petland coming in fifth
Pet Product Innovations LLC (05/19)

Amazon launches Smart Commerce program in India to help neighborhood stores launch their own digital storefronts and offer in-store shopping experience to walk-in customers; company will also provide assistance with logistics, digital payments
Greentechlead.com (05/19)

 Household Products Packaging

Household Packaging

Alliance to End Plastic Waste launches US$3M prize for solutions to accelerate more effective collection, processing, recycling of flexible plastics in household waste; application deadline is July 26, and solutions must be commercially viable, scalable
Alliance to End Plastic Waste (05/13)

Rigid Packaging

CHEP develops IsoBins and IcoQubes--reusable plastic containers for the automotive industry--says they provide greater protection than single-use paper packaging, are optimized for ocean containers, reduce waste, allow for savings across the supply chain
GlobeNewswire Europe (05/19)

Weener Plastics designs new PP refill pack for liquid concentrates consisting of a bottle and two-piece child resistant closure; the concentrate is screwed onto the bottle upside-down, and after a click, the concentrate is released and can be reused
Packaging News (05/18)

Plastic Packaging

Beverage maker Parle Agro urges India’s government to extend the ban on plastic straws by six months to ensure packaging companies are better prepared to switch to alternatives; ban is set to be effective July 1
Mint (05/19)

Commentary: As brands switch from plastic to paper bottles, mills can get clogged up with paper packaging lined with plastic, other materials; in their 'plastic panic,' brands are reacting to pressure rather than proactively seeking sustainable solutions
MarketLine (05/19)

Packaging Design

Elopak completes study for the hygienic performance of its Pure-Pak Imagine with Easy Open feature, which is a carton without a cap, versus cartons with closures; results show that there is no difference in hygienic performance
Elopak AS (05/19)

Food and Drug Administration issues guidance on safety aspects of container label, carton labeling design for human prescription drug, biological products to minimize medication errors; guidance offers set of principles to ensure labels promote safety
U.S. Fed News (05/18)

Reusable/Refillable/Storage Containers

India-based Arihant Pack Plast manufactures injection molded plastic packaging solutions for the food industry; company offers recyclable and reusable solutions, exports products various countries
Asian News International (05/18)

Henkel brand Authentic Beauty Concept launches new generation of its in-salon Refill Bar for salon clients in Europe that uses a refillable bottle made of 90% PCR plastic; the new Refill Bar is smaller, more compact, easier to use than its predecessor
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (05/18)

 Stock

Latest: May, 19 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
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Church & Dwight (CHD) 88.22 90.19 -2.18% 0.59%
Clorox (CLX) 138.15 145.83 -5.27% -23.53%
Ecolab (ECL) 157.65 156.21 0.92% -26.10%
Henkel AG & Co. KGAA (HEN) :ETR 62.40 62.90 -0.79% -24.09%
Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) 19.67 20.67 -4.84% -30.17%
Procter & Gamble (PG) 141.70 145.04 -2.30% 3.73%
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN) 26.87 27.53 -2.40% -13.29%
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) 91.36 89.13 2.50% -58.47%
Spectrum Brands (SPB) 85.92 85.06 1.01% -5.18%
Unilever plc (ULVR) :LON 3,626.00 3,666.00 -1.09% -15.26%
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