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January 14, 2022

Industry Roundup

Air-Care Products

UK online sustainable household products retailer Nookary debuts Probiotic Air Freshener, Probiotic Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner, joining recently launched All-Purpose Probiotic Cleaner in probiotic range; products come with glass bottles, refill pouches
M2 PressWIRE (01/10)


Campbell's debuts two limited-edition scented candles--Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese and Chicken Noodle Soup--developed with family experience store Camp; brand pairs candle launch with 'Winter Warmup Guide,' featuring range of cold-day family activities
PR Newswire (01/12)

Grove Collaborative's home-care brand Grove Co. launches limited-edition collection with interior designer Jeremiah Brent; line includes naturally scented dish, hand soaps, soap bar, candle, incense, home accessories, all without use of single-use plastic
Business Wire (01/11)


Innovations in cleaning product formulations to be showcased during Innovation Showcase on Feb. 2 at 2022 American Cleaning Institute's Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, Jan. 31-Feb. 5, in Orlando, Florida
American Cleaning Institute (01/11)

Dishwashing Detergents/Dish Soaps

Dawn introduces Dawn EZ-Squeeze, a new inverted bottle with patented no-flip cap technology, enabling it to stand on its cap and dispense from the bottom with a self-sealing valve; the lack of a cap allows product to be dispensed easily with one hand
Business Wire (01/12)

BASF announces agreement to supply high-performing detergent solutions to Heatworks for the Tetra countertop dishwasher system; BASF's cartridge system can deliver specific chemistry solutions for cleaning dishes with less water
BASF SE (01/11)

Disinfectants & Sanitizers

Kao study demonstrates skin pH, temperature can affect antimicrobial activity on skin's surface, with lower skin pH, higher skin temperatures boosting antimicrobial activity; company researching human body's natural ability to protect against pathogens
CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com (01/13)

Empack Spraytech to build new C$10M disinfectant wipe production facility in Barrie, Ontario, with over C$1.2M from Ontario Together Fund; 25,000 sq. ft. of 100,000-sq.-ft. facility will be able produce over 4 million Zytec Germ Buster brand wipes per day
Government of Ontario (01/10)

Disposable Tableware/Kitchenware

Foodstiks' 24-piece boxes of compostable wood cutlery now available on Target.com; Foodstiks disposable cutlery is made entirely of birch wood, with no toxic chemicals added to be 100% backyard compostable, as alternative to single-use plastic utensils
PR Newswire (01/13)

Oral Care Products

Grin, a digital oral health platform for dentistry and orthodontics, to partner with Oral-B; companies aim to offer quality products for clients of personalized, at-home consultations
Business Wire (01/12)

Ukraine-based Effa to launch recyclable, paper-based disposable razor sourced from sugarcane pulp; company is currently shipping 2.6 million units of its paper-based toothbrushes to S. Korea, Europe, Ukraine and is planning to offer its toothbrushes in US
Tech Crunch (01/07)

Scented Home Products

Pierre Guillaume launches 13.1 La Nimphe & Le Poete as 'floral fresh sensual' fragrance and Pillowpoem, a pillow mist fragrance designed to scent bed, sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers; 13.1 La Nimphe & Le Poete has notes of tea rose, orangewood, cistus
Fragrantica (01/13)

Fragonard debuts Eglantine fragrance, celebrating brand's flower of the year for 2022, available in 50ml eau de toilette, matching bath, body, home fragrance products; notes feature wild rose, tangerine, blackcurrant, litchee, raspberry, white amber, musk
Now Smell This (01/10)

Small Appliances

PepsiCo launches new sparkling water machine, The Art, featuring new Quick Connect connection system for SodaStream's CO2 cylinders that allows users to easily connect cylinders; machine now available in US, already rolled out in some European markets
just-drinks (01/12)

Household Products

Spectrum Brands to participate in CJS Securities 22nd Annual New Ideas for the New Year Conference on Jan. 12
Business Wire (01/10)

 Household Products Ingredients

Flavors, Fragrances & Scents

Tom Ford presents new Costa Azzurra Parfum in the Signature Collection one year after launching Costa Azzurra Eau de Parfum; new version described as 'deeper expression' original scent, with magnified oakwood extract and cypress
Fragrantica (01/13)

American fragrance brand Pacifica adds two new scents to its Moon Moods collection; Neon Moon has notes of sandalwood, jasmine, smoky cardamom, while Sunrise Moon features blend of peach, cardamom, mandarin
Fragrantica (01/13)

Household Product Ingredients

Early postnatal household use of pesticides may harm early childhood motor development, finds University Of Southern California research; at six months, babies in homes where insect and rodent pesticides are used show significantly less motor development
ENP Newswire (01/10)

Natural Ingredients/Clean Products

Researchers develop antimicrobial silicas against bio-deterioration in buildings indoor materials by adding sunflowers ashes with silver and copper particles; synthesized additives are active against two fungi, chaetomium globosum and Alternaria alternata
Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry (01/13)

Black-owned hair-care brand Mielle Organics launches Sea Moss Collection, with five products--shampoo, conditioner, leave-in conditioner, masque, curl cream--featuring anti-shedding formulas; line launched at Target, will roll out to CVS, other retailers
PR Newswire (01/13)



Wakefern, the logistics, distribution and merchandising arm for ShopRite, to pilot autonomous supermarket using AI-based frictionless checkout technology from Israel-based Trigo; technology allows shoppers to pick up items, leave without checking out
Canada Newswire (01/13)

Study names H-E-B the second-best grocer in the nation, behind Amazon; H-E-B's performance driven by its private brand, digital improvements, as well as 'traditionally strong balance of great price perception and great quality perception': Dunnhumby
San Antonio Express-News (01/12)

Convenience Store

Chicago-based upscale convenience store and local delivery concept Foxtrot Market targets expansion into multiple cities, including Nashville, Tennessee; announcement comes as company lands US$100M in Series C funding, bringing total funding to US$160M
Nashville Post (01/12)

Hy-Vee officials say La Crosse, Wisconsin, location likely to open in latter part of 2022 as demolition, remodeling work continues in existing building; construction plans also include convenience store with gasoline pumps
Vernon County Broadcaster (01/10)

Club Store

BofA survey finds 13.2% of respondents are trying or expecting to have a baby in the next 12 months, which could lead to a surge in spending on baby products; Target, Walmart, Kroger, Dollar General most likely to benefit from baby boom, Insider reports
Business Insider (01/11)

E-Commerce Trends & Statistics

American Eagle COO says inventory accuracy is 'more important than ever' amid rise of curbside pickup, fast online delivery; for most retailers, accuracy rates are 70% to 90%, significantly behind distribution centers at above 99.5%, according to McKinsey
Forbes Inc. (01/13)

Hair, skin, makeup companies that once focused on acquiring smaller brands with cult followings now also chasing AI, AR firms that can help them develop personalized online customer experiences, use virtual try-on to turn shopping into entertainment
Axios (01/13)

Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Large retailers are testing high-tech RFID tags on their products to help combat supply chain issues that have made it difficult to track inventory; RFID sales have doubled in past four years as costs have come down, says Zebra CTO Tom Bianculli
Forbes (01/13)

Nike, Lululemon join Macy's, Althelta, Walmart, Apple in reducing store hours as Omicron spreads in US, causing staffing shortages
Business Insider (01/12)

 Household Products Packaging

Rigid Packaging

Ring Container Technologies develops BarrierGuard Enhance technology--a customizable PET solution for maintaining carbonation in beverages and energy drinks; Enhance bottles are shatter-proof and dent-resistant, can integrate PCR materials
Business Wire (01/13)

Evian uses can and bottle formats for launch of its Evian Sparkling product in Tesco stores; the sparkling water comes in a 3cl aluminum can and a 100% recycled 1-liter PET bottle
Packaging News (01/11)

Plastic Packaging

Albea, Aptar, Texen, MEDICOS and PRP Creation join forces with Polyvia Formation to build a two-year student training program in France on plastic injection for cosmetics; students may be offered a job with one of the partner companies after the program
Albea Beauty Holdings SA (01/13)

Borealis and Reclay Group establish strategic partnership to tackle the challenge of plastic packaging waste and its recycling; agreement secures plastic waste from Reclay for Borealis to convert and revalorize in high-quality recyclate materials
Borealis AG (01/13)

Packaging Design

Responsible Flushing Alliance announces National Assn. of Clean Water Agencies as newest advisory member and launches 2022 #FlushSmart campaign in California; program follows state's new law for proper 'Do Not Flush' labeling for most disposable wipes
Business Wire (01/13)

Executive Perspective: Amazon official offers update on Frustration-Free Packaging program, including new reversible, inside-printed boxes; customers can reverse boxes into a retail print, a gift wrap print or a print that accessorizes the product
Packaging Digest (01/13)

Reusable/Refillable/Storage Containers

UK-based Darnley’s Gin launches refill pouches, which can be mailed back to the brand’s headquarters for recycling; the 70cl pouches derive from recycled plastic material, are said to weigh 50% less than a glass bottle of Darnley’s Gin to transport
Packaging News (01/12)

UK indie brand Wild Cosmetics expanding retail presence, now at Sainsbury's, select Waitrose supermarkets, beauty retailer Boots, department store Selfridges, with range of natural, refillable deodorants in several scents; brand plans to expand in EMEA
CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com (01/10)


Latest: Jan, 13 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
Church & Dwight (CHD) 103.29 102.60 0.67% 22.27%
Clorox (CLX) 182.97 182.01 0.53% -5.56%
Ecolab (ECL) 223.28 226.49 -1.42% 2.91%
Henkel AG & Co. KGAA (HEN) :ETR 74.20 74.20 0.00% -4.75%
Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) 23.68 23.43 1.07% -2.83%
Procter & Gamble (PG) 158.29 159.01 -0.45% 15.32%
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN) 31.89 31.83 0.19% 8.25%
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) 164.92 162.33 1.60% -26.61%
Spectrum Brands (SPB) 100.86 102.40 -1.50% 22.40%
Unilever plc (ULVR) :LON 3,902.00 3,942.00 -1.01% -9.70%