SOURCE: StockCall


May 09, 2011 09:28 ET

Research on Clorox Corporation and Newell Rubbermaid Inc. -- Housewares and Accessories Sector Struggles With Rising Costs

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Housewares & Accessories industry and has completed analytical research on Clorox Corporation (NYSE: CLX) and Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE: NWL). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Commodity inflation is the talk of the town as nearly all consumer-facing sectors deal with dwindling margins. The Housewares and Accessories sector is no different as rising energy, raw material, and packaging costs are all eating into profits. Companies have generally responded by hiking their prices and passing the pain on to consumers. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Housewares & Accessories industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Housewares & Accessories industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Clorox Corporation and Newell Rubbermaid Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

As competition for market share increases, however, navigating the difficult price environment poorly typically sends consumers to opposing brands. This places companies like Clorox Corporation in a precarious position. It is possible that price increases motivated many of its would-be-consumers to trade down, resulting in a less than sparkling fiscal quarter for Clorox recently. Investors can register for free to access the research report on Clorox Corporation at

Some companies, like Newell Rubbermaid Inc. may benefit from the infrequency with which its customers purchase products like garbage cans or pots. Because they are unfamiliar with typical prices, consumers may less readily notice the price increases. Newell's most recent quarter saw it benefiting strongly from price increases as well as in emerging markets. Investors can register for free to access the research report on Newell Rubbermaid Inc. at

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