Antibacterial liquid hand soaps have been stealing shelf space and sales from the traditional formulations, retailers told SN. . For example, Westward Ho Markets, Los Angeles, has removed some stockkeeping units because its wholesaler did so, said David Assayag, vice president at the independent retailer. "Some of the moisturizing items have to be taken out before we can put out all the antibacterial [items] being introduced," he said. Meanwhile, an informal poll of retailers and ...

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