Just when it seemed like the toilet paper crisis was finally under control, Kimberly Clark is making headlines again.
The second largest toilet paper manufacturer in the U.S. is planning hikes to its list prices beginning in June 2021. This time, the primary disruptor is commodity prices rather than the pandemic hoarding that stripped shelves bare this time last year.
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This post is based on the NBC News article, Toilet paper, diapers, and other consumer products are latest to see price hikes, by Ben Popken, April 1, 2021; the CBS News article, Coronavirus pandemic forces sharp price hike on consumer goods, by Carter Evans, May 4, 2021; and the YouTube video in the Spotlight. Image source: eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock
1. What products are slated for price hikes?
Guidance: Kimberly Clark reports that prices will increase for baby products such as diapers, adult care products, and Scott bathroom tissue. The company’s product lines include Cottenelle, Viva, Kleenex, Kotex, and Huggies.
2. How do the new issues faced by Kimberly Clark differ from those which occurred in Continue reading