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May 20, 2022

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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)


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)



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)


Latest: May, 19 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
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%