Posts Tagged “pears soap”

The seven year itch

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The seven year itch

  It started with a shriek. A shriek that became an itch, an itch that gave me the germ of an idea that became the Greyhares blog. The shriek came from the direction of the shower one morning in late October 2009. My wife had noticed that Pears soap, a soap we’d both been using since…

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The Great Pears Soap Reversal

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The Great Pears Soap Reversal

Following adverse consumer reaction and campaigns here on greyhares and on Facebook, Unilever has announced  a rethink of the disastrous reformulation of its much loved 200 year old brand, Pears Transparent Soap. The Daily Mail of  7th January reports that “following a deluge of complaints, owners of the brand Hindustan Unilever Ltd which is based in Mumbai…

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The Great Pears Soap Disaster

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The Great Pears Soap Disaster

It is one of those small comforts the morning bath routine. The merest sniff has the power to transport me back to my childhood. A gentle, vaguely biscuity smell like the soft, warm aroma of the linen cupboard; the comforting concave oval shape with indents into which you can fit the old worn bar (waste not, want…

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