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It was a busy week of earnings for CPG companies and Mike Baudendistel breaks down the larger implications of earnings reports from companies including Nestle, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal, and more. 

Baudendistel explains how CPG earnings show a shift in consumer demand away from cleaning products but toward beauty and makeup products. However, with the continued spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, demand for cleaning products could tick back up. 

Also on this episode is a dissection of the decision to charge Nikola’s former executive chairman, Trevor Milton, with fraud and what the implications could be for the transportation industry. 

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Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.