Deb the world’s leading skin care system company has just announced a 6.5% price increase as from the 1stof January 2013.
Cleaning Contracts, that include the supply of consumables are becoming more and more popular and place an even bigger burden of the Contractor to find the most cost efficient answer to toilet paper, hand towels and hand soap. With some of the bigger brands of soap now costing in excess of £40 a box, this soon adds up and can seriously impact on today’s highly squeezed margins.
With many cleaning companies still struggling to free themselves from the grips of recession this huge price hike must seem like a slap in the face from Britain’s best known brand.
Who's been caught with their hand in the cookie jar?
When Jangro recently announced that each of its 40 outlets had joined the Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA), it was just one of many ways in which our Membership of independent janitorial suppliers could actively show its desire to put some professionalism into the washroom business and expose the paper product cheats.
14th November 2010
Further to my posting in April, Kimberly Clarke have now followed most other paper manufacturers and posted a 5% price increase on all proffesional products as from the 1st of September, but are these increases really justified?
Serious Earthquakes across the world have seen pulp paper prices increase dramatically over the last few months. Market leader in environmental paper products and owner of the Katrin Brand, Metsa Tissue report that some 7% of the global pulp market will be shutdown in the medium term. While SCA claim that it’s nearer 10%.