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Manoj Susantha holds up sachets of hair gel

Small is big, with sachets of just about all consumer care goods, from shampoos and creams to schoolboy grease, driving a personal care revolution among rural youth.


Manoj Susantha holds up sachets of hair gel

Small is big, with sachets of just about all consumer care goods, from shampoos and creams to schoolboy grease, driving a personal care revolution among rural youth. Shopkeeper P M Wanshantha says schoolboys from as young as eight years old flock to his shop for hair gel sachets everyday, as staying ‘cool’ suddenly becomes a lot cheaper.

Gels, shampoo and toothpaste sachets, are flying of shelves and driving mass market sales, where affordability is key, Director at Hemas Holdings, Debu Bhatnagar says in an interview with Lanka Business Online.

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