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Cleaning & pest control

Cleaning & pest control Archives

Aussie startup Pleasant State launches zero-waste cleaning products

The zero-waste product range consists of three concentrated pressed bars designed for different cleaning purposes and ac...

Kimberly-Clark fined $200,000 for claiming products ‘Made in Australia’

Kleenex's website showed the logo on products made in Germany, South Korea and the UK.
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Dettol seals global partnership with Airbnb

Dettol and Airbnb's new partnership rolls out Turnover Kits for hosts and Welcome Kits for guests.

Unilever, Innova bring self-cleaning surfaces closer to reality

The patented technology can block or prevent bacteria and mould on everyday surfaces, including washing machines and dis...
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SC Johnson wins court battle over Raid TVC

Judge throws out claim of misleading product claims.

Coles and Bunnings clean up at the Shonkys

Coles and Bunnings home brand cleaning products have been found to be less effective than plain old water in Choice's an...

DoorDash to deliver goods from The Reject Shop within a day

Australian discount variety store The Reject Shop has teamed with DoorDash to offer a same-day goods-delivery service.

Recall (NZ): ‘Ready-to-eat’ meats from Pak ‘n Save Blenheim

New Zealand supermarket Pak 'n Save Blenheim has recalled some ready-to-eat meat products due to the detection of lister...

Reckitt Benckiser reveals new trans-Tasman leadership

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has appointed new regional directors to both its Health and Hygiene business divisions in Austral...
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Covid-19 has fuelled the greatest change in FMCG sector in 100 years

Even as society reopens post Covid-19, Australians are likely to remain homebodies, according to research undertaken by ...

Aldi customers pick the best products of 2020

Australians have chosen the Essential Health Paw Paw Ointment as the most-loved product at Aldi’s People’s Picks awards ...

Unilever to invest US$1bn to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products

Unilever, which has enjoyed a significant uptick in demand for its products during the coronavirus pandemic, has committ...

Covid-19 can’t keep us down – the effect and the recovery

The Petrol & Convenience channel has been significantly impacted by the restrictions imposed due to Covid-19.

Despite strong sales, Woolworths reports minor profit dip

Woolworths reports strong sales and growth in online but high costs drag profits.

Demand for ‘essential’ products powers The Reject Shop into profit

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has reported a $1.1 million profit in FY20 off the back of strong demand for every...