Difference between Pampers and Huggies
Having a baby is one of the greatest fulfillments a family can achieve. This is the ultimate fruit of a couple’s love for one another and enhances the experience of marriage. Couples are very excited once they welcome a baby into the family. They give everything they can to offer the best for their babies. Part of giving the babies everything they need is to make sure they get all the rest they require in order for them to grow strong and healthy. Amongst the disturbances that could interrupt the sleep of a baby and one of the most common is bed wetting. Aside from the hassle of the parents having to wake up in the middle of the night to change their babies’ clothes, their babies end up not getting the right amount of restful sleep. Hence, diapers come in handy for these situations. Two diaper giants, Pampers and Huggies are the ones we are going to compare below.
Pampers is manufactured by Procter & Gamble. Before, the brand name Pampers were only used for disposable diapers but as of present, Pampers represent a wide range of product lines for babies. Aside from diapers, they also have baby wipes which is to be used hand in hand with the former. Aside from these, they also market training pants (Easy Ups), disposable swim pants (Splashers / Sunnies - Europe), bedwetting products (Underjams), disposable bibs (Bibsters), and their bath product line named Kandoo. Huggies, the major competitor of Pampers, is manufactured by Kimberly-Clark. Huggies have different product lines for their diapers, and these are the Little Snugglers Diapers, Little Movers Diapers, Snug & Dry Diapers, Overnites Diapers and the Pure & Natural Diapers.
There are many ways Pampers markets is products in order to keep customers informed of the latest additions to their product lines. Their products are shown in TV commercials, printed advertisements, product placements, billboards, online ads, company website and through direct marketing. Huggies is also marketed the same way as Pampers and they have come up with a rewards program in 2009 called Enjoy the Ride Rewards.
Pampers carry different diaper sizes for babies. Preemie, which is the smallest of their diaper line, is specifically made to fit premature babies and it is designed like newborn diapers. They also have a size 2 which falls under the Swaddlers line, and sizes 3 – 7 which are sold under the Cruisers and Baby Dry line. Huggies also has different sizes for their diapers and they also make diapers for premature babies. They have sizes ranging from the newborn size up to size 6 which are made for babies and children from newborn to 7 years of age.
- Pampers is manufactured by Procter & Gamble while Huggies is made by Kimberly-Clark.
- Pampers offers not only diapers but other baby product lines.
- Huggies is concentrated on diapers only.
- Both Pampers and Huggies are advertised through different types of media and they also offer some rewards for their customers.
- Pampers is a bit pricier.