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Coffee, donuts and Spic and Span: P&G finds new ways to plug products amid pandemic

Coffee, donuts and Spic and Span: P&G finds new ways to plug products amid pandemic

By: Richa Naidu, Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 2nd, 2020
Germ-conscious in the pandemic era but still craving a donut and coffee? Procter & Gamble, which has already teamed up with Dunkin’ Brands to promote the use of its cleaning products in restaurants, is looking for more partners — and it’s hoping for a payoff in the grocery store aisle.
Why are there still not enough paper towels?

Why Are There Still Not Enough Paper Towels?

By: Sharon Terlep, Annie Gasparro
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 21st, 2020
Blame lean manufacturing. A decadeslong effort to eke out more profit by keeping inventory low left many manufacturers unprepared when Covid-19 struck. And production is unlikely to ramp up significantly any time soon.
Clorox CEO-elect says company is making 1 million wipes packages a day _ Fox Business

Clorox CEO-elect says company is making 1 million wipes packages a day

By: Lucas Manfredi
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Store shelves won't be fully stocked with its products until 2021 due to a supply shortage.
Avis Makes Germ-Killing Its Latest Marketing Message

Avis Joins Travel Brands Making Germ-Killing Its Central Marketing Message

By: Robert Klara
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Budget's new safety pledge rests on the reputation of Lysol.
Clorox names longtime executive its new CEO, as company beats estimates on pandemic-led demand

Clorox names longtime executive its new CEO, as company beats estimates on pandemic-led demand

By: Reuters
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 3rd, 2020
Clorox named its president and longtime executive, Linda Rendle, as chief executive officer on Monday as it beat estimates for quarterly results on the back of rising spending on disinfectant and other cleaning products due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Why disinfectant wipes aren’t returning as fast as toilet paper

Why disinfectant wipes aren’t returning as fast as toilet paper

By: Michelle Gao
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 25th, 2020
While toilet paper has mostly returned to the shelves since the panic buying of the early pandemic days in March, disinfectant wipes are still in short supply. Procter & Gamble’s Pennsylvania paper manufacturing plant has not experienced a raw material shortage because its pulp comes mainly from North America and Latin America. But Seventh Generation, a leading manufacturer in green cleaning and hygiene products, has seen supply chain disruptions for disinfectant wipes due to competition with PPE manufacturers for the same raw materials.
Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)_Adweek

Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)

By: Paul Hiebert and Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Working with the trusted brand has become a deeply coveted corporate partnership during the pandemic.
P&G_ To succeed during Covid-19 we must ‘push forward not back’_Marketingweek

P&G: To succeed during Covid-19 we must ‘push forward not back’

By: Molly Fleming
Source: Marketing Week
Date of Publication: June 12th, 2020
P&G is aiming to use the pandemic to build on a strategy that increases productivity and builds long-term success for its brands.
Sanity and Sanitizer | The Story of Purell

Sanity and Sanitizer: The Story of Purell

By: David Owen
Source: Slate
Date of Publication: June 5th, 2020
Story about Purell ran in The New Yorker in 2013. Back then, pandemics weren’t top of mind for most Americans. It turned out the people who make Purell were way ahead of the curve when it came to antiviral hygiene.
COVID-19 Isn’t All Good News for Purell

COVID-19 Isn’t All Good News for Purell

By: Seth Stevenson
Source: Slate
Date of Publication: June 2nd, 2020
Can the company keep up with demand—and maintain its dominance in the hand sanitizer market?