Clean up in the aisle

Liebeck, Laura
April 2006
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p82
Trade Publication
The article looks at the status of the disinfectants industry in the U.S. in 2005. Reports of the threat of flu pandemics and other emerging diseases are helping to fuel demand for antibacterial and disinfecting household cleaners. Sales and volume of disinfectants increased in food, drug and mass retail stores in 2005. According to ACNielsen's Wal-Mart Channel Service, Wal-Mart recorded an increase in overall household cleaner sale, which reflects their dominance in the category. INSETS: Wal-Mart cleans up;Buyers' Alert.


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