Rayovac Battery Prices To Rise This Summer

By Staff On Jun 6 2005 - 6:00am

Spectrum Brands, maker of Rayovac batteries, said it will increase Rayovac alkaline and zinc carbon battery prices by 6 percent to 7 percent in the U.S. retail market, effective Aug. 15.

The company cited a significant increase in raw materials costs and a dramatic improvement in overall battery performance since the last price increase five years ago as reasons for the price push.

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