Supermarkets are wiping up in the household cleaning aisle. U.S. demand for consumer and industrial wipes will increase nearly 6% per year to $1.9 billion by 2009, according to The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based research firm. Consumer household wipes will represent about $190 million of that figure. "People are buying wipes not only because they provide a quick clean-up, but also because they efficiently sanitize surfaces," said Steve Lefevre, a category specialist at AJ's Fine Foods, ...

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