Clorox’s elected Linda Rendle said on Monday that the company is “making more disinfection products than we have ever had before” in an effort to keep pace with demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The company recently warned that store shelves will not be filled with their products until next year as the pandemic has led to a shortage of supplies.
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“Disinfection of wet wipes, which is the hottest product in the industry right now, will probably take longer because it is a very complex supply chain to make them,” outgoing CEO Benno Dorer told Reuters.
To keep consumers informed when cleaning products are available to buy, Rendle noted that there are many stores where customers can sign up for reminders online to find out when products are in stock or which allows you to find stores with products in stock near you. based on your zip code.
She also recommended calling store managers to understand when deliveries arrive at their stores so you can plan your shopping trip accordingly.
In addition, Rendle said that there are other products available in stock right now on the company’s website, such as Clorox bleach, that customers can use as an alternative to disinfectant wipes.
“We have many tips on how you can use it to disinfect surfaces around your home,” Rendle added.
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Clorox Co. reported a 21.9% increase in sales for the fourth quarter as consumers replenished cleaning products during the pandemic. Sales in Clorox’s health and wellness segment, which includes disinfectant products in addition to vitamins, increased by 33 percent.
The company posted fourth-quarter financial sales of $ 1.98 billion, up from $ 1.63 billion over the same period last year.
Rendle, a 17-year veteran of the company, will be promoted to CEO and elected to the company’s board in September, while Dorer will continue to serve as chairman of the board.
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