The Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 initially as a paper mill running business and has risen to become a top universal competitor in the market of paper goods. The company deals mainly with customer products which are paper based under a variety of brands such as Depend, Huggies, Scott, Kotex, Pull-Ups and Kleenex. The corporation has also extended into a worldwide Health and Hygiene market and provides a range of tissue and personal care products, and has also obtained a significantly profitable market share strongly attributed to their customer loyalty and strong trademark acknowledgment.
In the year 2009, the corporation incurred a total of 19 billion dollars income. Furthermore, it is responsible for 3.3% of special paper products market only coming as a second in the world market. The mission of the company clearly states that it is focused on offering its customers with varieties of quality tissue and personal care products at affordable prices while also offering several career opportunities for workers and maintainable increase and profits to shareholders (Kimberly-Clark Reviews 2010). The company also recognizes the trip sized paper products sector as a good market which is deficient of distinct competitors. The Kleenex Germ Away is a product which market strategies will be analyzed accordingly in the paper and how to maximize the sales in the sector. ...Show more