September 24th, 2016
Fmcg products, in general, should be designed to meet the needs of all people who wish to use them, so this requires a fundamental condition of good design that includes all – or as many as possible – in the usage equation. The global briefing Universal/Inclusive Packaging Design in Home Care explains that the need for UD or […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
July 9th, 2016
There have been strong developments in packaging in environmental, convenience and efficiency terms. In particular, portion-control continued to evolve in dishwashing.
July 7th, 2016
Rising urbanisation in Australia and consumers spending less time at home is leading to a growing reluctance to spend time doing household chores.
June 25th, 2016
The scent booster category – located in other laundry boosters – is estimated by Euromonitor International to be valued at US$400 million globally in 2015, amounting to a minor 0.5% share of global laundry care value sales.
June 24th, 2016
In other news (other than the fateful “independence day of the UK”) on 24th June 2016, Henkel is set to make immensely noteworthy inroads into the North American home care market by signing an agreement to purchase all shares in Sun Products, the US laundry and home care products manufacturer.
May 6th, 2016
Event: Cleaning Products Latin America 2016 Date: 2016, June 21-23 Location: Hotel Pullman São Paulo Ibirapuera
March 18th, 2016
Plastic microfibres from synthetic clothes such as polyester, acrylic and nylon are increasingly seen as a major source of microplastic pollution in our oceans, even more than microbeads from beauty and personal care products, which have already been banned in some countries.