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Soaps and detergents: Consumers remain cautious

5:04 PM MST | January 20, 2014 | —Rebecca Coons

Soapers are facing a number of headwinds in 2014, including slower economic growth in emerging markets and cautious consumer spending in the United States. Consumer product companies say innovations that offer value to customers can help grow market share. Soap and detergent manufacturers forecast modest growth in 2014 as they grapple with decelerating growths in emerging markets and tepid volumes in developed regions. “Worldwide, demand growth continues, although both developed and developing markets are challenged,” says Eric Schwartz, senior v.p...

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Comments (1) for Soaps and detergents: Consumers remain cautious
Though I'm not an expert, I disagree with the World bank's report that 70% of India's population lives on $2 a day. It should be much more. The world bank needs to check out.
Posted by shashank on Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 02:35 AM

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