October 2002

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Have you ever considered exchanging your piles of paperwork
for personal digital assistants (PDAs)? You have certainly seen them, handheld
devices called PDAs, used by the big players in the service and delivery
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While both sides of the bottled/tap battle continue trying to inform and ultimately win the consumer over, a few facts cannot be overlooked. Regardless of how a consumer obtains drinking water, both bottled and tap must draw from the same available...

Our industry seems racked with questions about ethics when, in my opinion, its real problems are problems of selling skills. But many market areas have seen fast-talking companies come in and turn the public against the water...

Consumers want to know if the bottled water they buy is safe. How and why bottled water is regulated is not common knowledge and can be confusing to customers. Bottlers who understand and can explain aspects of water quality, regulations and test...

The health and fitness craze among consumers has certainly
been a power that is pushing the bottled water market. Single-serve
polyethylene terraphthallate (PET) sales alone account for approximately
one-third of the...

The bottled water industry has seen steady growth for years. Consumers are demanding beverage choices to suit their healthy lifestyles, and the bottlers have stepped in to meet those needs.

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The following is the first of 11 articles addressing ozone's
applications, installation, sales, service, basics and more. The 12th and final
installment will be a quiz to test your ozone knowledge—so make sure you
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East Europeans drank almost 10 percent more soft drinks in 2001,
pushing consumption past the 20,000 million liter mark for the first time,
according to the 2002 East Europe Soft Drinks report from Zenith International....

This year WQP decided to dive into the bottled water market and explore what some of the latest trends and standards are. What drives the bottled water industry? Who is its target market? Why has it continually seen such growth year after year? How...