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Kimberly-Clark to raise prices on consumer goods, including Kleenex and Huggies

Tomi Kilgore

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (kmb) said it was raising prices across most of its North America consumer products businesses, in an effort to offset "significant" commodity cost inflation. The company said the price increases will generally be in the mid-to-high single digits percentage range on average. The increases will mostly impact Cottonelle and Scott 1000 bathroom tissues, Kleenex tissue, Viva paper towels, Huggies diapers, Pull-Ups training pants and GoodNites pants.