Activist investor aims for a seat on P&G board

Oct 10, 2017
On Monday, General Electric gave a board seat to Ed Garden, co-founder of the $12.7 billion hedge fund Trian Partners. And this morning, when Procter & Gamble holds its yearly shareholder meeting, all eyes will be on another Trian partner, activist investor Nelson Peltz. Trian owns a 1.5 percent stake in the struggling Cincinnati-based consumer […]

Companies use ads to pitch issues over products

Aug 8, 2017
Tackling social problems in campaigns can be tricky. Just ask Pepsi.
Procter and Gamble's "The Talk."
Proctor & Gamble ad screen shot

Tide is testing a detergent subscription

Jul 21, 2016
Atlanta is the test market for Tide pods delivered by subscription.
Procter & Gamble is launching an initiative in Atlanta called the Tide Wash Club.
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Procter & Gamble in the post-recession climate

Oct 23, 2015
The consumer giant faces questions about its pricing and strategy.

P&G gets better looking by dumping its beauty lines

Jul 10, 2015
Procter & Gamble's beauty brands brought in a lot of revenue, but not much profit.

New chapter in Duracell's history

Oct 24, 2014
P&G announces plans to spin off Duracell.

Procter & Gamble shaves off a few brands

Aug 1, 2014
Procter & Gamble says it's getting rid of as many as 100 more brands.

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Why Bob McDonald is a big departure for the VA

Jun 30, 2014
Most Veterans Affairs' Chiefs had lots of experience in the military, government.

Cascade Platinum: Turning household goods into gold

Sep 6, 2013
Consumer products companies are offering customers upscale versions of everyday household goods -- things like embossed paper towels.