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February 14, 2013
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News and information on the cleaning products industry

  Business Update 
  • P&G's 40/20/10 focus
    Procter & Gamble has since June been promoting a program that concentrates on its 40 biggest category/country combinations, 20 biggest innovations and 10 most lucrative emerging markets. P&G faces myriad challenges despite its size and breadth, write Jennifer Reingold and Doris Burke. CNNMoney/Fortune (2/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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5 tips for managing negative online comments
The Internet gives your customers a voice online, but what can you do when that voice is yelling negative comments? With 5 tips, you can learn how to positively respond and help direct the conversation. Read the article and learn the 5 ways to respond positively.

  Science and Policy 
  • Hand-washing, hand sanitizer good to fight colds, flu
    The American Cleaning Institute's Brian Sansoni says hygiene products can be effective weapons against colds and the flu. "Soap and water are No. 1," he says. "Hand sanitizers are a very effective additional tool." WebMD (2/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

  • Unilever eyes sustainability as an agent of change
    Unilever's sustainability achievements include having Small & Mighty be a pioneer in liquid detergent that was highly concentrated and more sustainable. By the end of 2011, 64% of the company's palm oil acquisitions came from sustainable sources, and it promotes sound water use and sanitation. HAPPI magazine (2/2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  ACI News 
  • Behind the label: Fragrance science and safety
    Fragrance is used in a variety of everyday products ranging from household and personal care products to fine fragrances, home fragrance, cleaning products, hand soaps, laundry products and air fresheners. Go to ACI's website to read about the extensive testing and safety standards behind the fragrances in your favorite products. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Check out the new ACI Member Sustainability Showcase
    Find out how cleaning product makers and suppliers are contributing to sustainability via ACI's new Sustainability Showcase. Here you can find links to ACI member company sustainability reports, statements and activities. For more information, contact Melissa Bernardo. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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