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If Reckitt Benckiser Buys Mead Johnson then is a Home Care Spinoff Next?

by February 10th, 2017

Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) is currently in “advanced” talks to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition Co for USD16.7 billion, in a deal that makes little market overlap sense on the surface but could hint at future strategic plans. Reckitt Benckiser’s existing brands currently centre on home care, consumer health and beauty and personal care, and have […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.

Euromonitor to Speak at Sepawa 2016

by October 7th, 2016

Event Name: Sepawa Date: 13 October Location: Fulda, Germany Link to Event: http://www.sepawa.com/index/sepawa-congress-en/home-con.html Event Description: With over 100 technical and scientific presentations and more than 230 exhibiting companies the SEPAWA Congress is a must-attend event for all involved in formulating Home and Personal Care Products. Speaker: Ratna Sita, Research Manager, Euromonitor International Session Title: Is […]

Persil Unites with Zip Jet: Big Data at Stake behind the On-Demand Laundry App

by October 4th, 2016

Following the somewhat surprising acquisition of Dollar Shave Club for US$1 billion at the end of July 2016, Unilever has followed by announcing a three-month partnership with Persil and Zip Jet, an on-demand laundry app service provider. The start-up began in London in 2014 and soon expanded to Berlin, Paris and Dublin, recording some 50,000 […]

A Summary of the Home Care Industry in India in 2015

by September 23rd, 2016

Government initiatives increase awareness about home care products: The prime minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, has started a campaign “Swachh Bharat” to clean the country. Due to the combined effect of awareness campaigns by the government and subsequently by leading home care companies such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd, the awareness about hygiene-related products such […]

Home Care Packaging Growing Strong in Asia-Pacific Thanks to Laundry Care

by September 2nd, 2016

Global sales of home care packaging remain strong, and Asia-Pacific alone accounts for half of the global sales of these pack types. Driving this growth is laundry detergent, specifically HDPE bottles. While many consumers in countries such as Indonesia, India and the Philippines hand-wash their clothing, detergent is still used. In countries such as China, […]

Laundry Care: Blue Monday Moves to the Weekend, Free Weekend Energy and Changing Lifestyle Patterns

by August 4th, 2016

The introduction of smart meters in the UK market is gathering pace and July 2016 brought with it the first company led advertising around the subject. The UK’s leading energy provider, British Gas, is now promoting “free time tariffs” for households that switch, agree to install a smart meter and commit to one of a […]