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  1. September 19, 2017

    P&G slams Peltz’s record as activist-director

    Procter & Gamble is turning the tables on Nelson Peltz, the activist investor who wants the consumer goods group to...

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  1. September 18, 2017

    Peltz urges shareholders to vote him on to P&G board

    Nelson Peltz, activist investor and chief executive of Trian Fund Management, has stepped up the pressure on Procter &...

  2. September 8, 2017

    Peltz puts the squeeze on P&G

    If only Juicero had met Nelson Peltz. The much hyped fruit disrupter threw in the towel last week on its $400...

  3. September 7, 2017

    Procter & Gamble/Peltz: hit the deck

    A common complaint levelled at management consultants is that they abscond as soon as the presentations are over,...

  4. August 25, 2017

    A hard sell for the ad men

    A surprising thing happened when Procter & Gamble, the consumer goods giant behind Gillette razors, Crest toothpaste...

  5. Fast FT

    August 22, 2017

    Coty falls after revealing quarterly loss

    Coty offered a mixed batch of quarterly results in the June quarter, revealing a quarterly loss but generating sales...

  6. August 15, 2017

    Activist Corvex looks to squeeze value from Danone

    Danone, the French food group that was deemed of strategic national interest 12 years ago when the government blocked...

  7. Fast FT

    August 1, 2017

    P&G says Trian's Peltz brings 'no new actionable ideas' in bid for board seat

    Procter & Gamble has fired a fresh shot in its campaign to fend off activist investor Trian Fund Management. The...

  8. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2017

    Mega-advertiser provides a challenge to the tech juggernauts

    Pivotal Research’s Brian Wieser has downgraded Facebook to sell, saying it’s too expensive at its current price. Before...

  9. July 27, 2017

    P&G boss to Nelson Peltz: ‘We are delivering right now’

    Procter & Gamble bolstered its ammunition for the fight with activist investor Nelson Peltz on Thursday by bucking the...

  10. Fast FT

    July 27, 2017

    P&G bolsters defence against Peltz with strong results

    Procter & Gamble received some much needed ammunition in its fight with activist investor Nelson Peltz on Thursday...

  11. July 21, 2017

    Consumer goods make appetising target for US activists

    Nelson Peltz has always had a healthy appetite for food. Heinz, Cadbury, Mondelez, PepsiCo and Danone — the veteran US...

  12. July 18, 2017

    P&G chief executive wrestles with changing an ‘insular’ culture

    Discontent has been brewing among some of Procter & Gamble’s shareholders for a while. At the consumer goods giant’s...

  13. July 18, 2017

    Activist Nelson Peltz launches biggest campaign yet at P&G

    Nelson Peltz may be one of the more seasoned activist investors, but in proxy fights, he is still a novice. The...

  14. July 17, 2017

    Procter & Gamble: verification code

    Trust but verify. Ronald Reagan liked citing this Russian proverb on the topic of Soviet nuclear disarmament in the...

  15. July 17, 2017

    Nelson Peltz launches bid for Procter & Gamble board seat

    Nelson Peltz, the veteran activist investor, has launched a campaign to win a seat on the board of Procter & Gamble,...

  16. June 20, 2017

    Leading corporations support US carbon tax campaign

    Eleven leading international companies including General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, ExxonMobil and BP have joined a...

  17. May 17, 2017

    Ralph Lauren hires new chief executive from P&G

    Ralph Lauren, the retailer known for its preppy Americana, has searched outside of the fashion industry to recruit...

  18. May 11, 2017

    Auditors: held accountable

    Relationships that last a century are so rare their anniversaries lack a motif. Strange, then, to find two in the world...

  19. May 10, 2017

    Coty sales rebound in first sign of turnround

    Sales growth at Coty bounced back in the quarter to the end of March as the US cosmetics group showed the first signs...

  20. Fast FT

    April 26, 2017

    P&G sales slip as strong dollar bites

    Procter & Gamble posted a slightly steeper than expected fall in quarterly sales, as a strong dollar and a “slowdown in...

  21. March 17, 2017

    Dollar Shave Club wins market share and customers with back-to-basics approach

    If Michael Dubin, founder of Dollar Shave Club, needs to thank anyone for his success, it should be shoplifters....

  22. February 28, 2017

    Advertisers trapped in an age of online obfuscation

    This year is a watershed for the advertising industry: for the first time, marketers will spend more online than on...

  23. February 15, 2017

    Peltz puts pressure on P&G with $3bn-plus stake

    Nelson Peltz, the veteran activist investor, has taken a $3bn-plus position in the consumer goods giant Procter &...

  24. Fast FT

    February 14, 2017

    Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund takes $3bn-plus stake in Procter & Gamble

      Nelson Peltz, the veteran activist investor, has taken a $3bn-plus stake in Procter & Gamble, the consumer-goods...

  25. February 9, 2017

    Coty slides on pessimism over declining sales

    Investors soured on Coty shares after the US cosmetics group’s latest results showed that it is struggling to stem the...

  26. February 4, 2017

    Made-up men reflect changing $50bn male grooming industry

    Maybelline’s Big Shot mascara campaign features a model with impeccable eye make-up, thick eyelashes and . . ....

  27. January 20, 2017

    P&G boosts full-year sales forecast on China recovery

    Procter & Gamble has raised its full-year sales guidance, as a strategy change in China in its Pampers business paid...

  28. Fast FT

    January 20, 2017

    P&G boosts full-year "organic" sales forecast as revenue holds steady

    Procter & Gamble raised its “organic” sales guidance for its full fiscal year on Friday , as the maker of Pampers and...

  29. Fast FT

    October 25, 2016

    P&G beats estimates after years of cost-cutting

    Procter & Gamble beat earnings estimates for its fiscal first quarter, as the world’s largest consumer goods company...

  30. Fast FT

    September 19, 2016

    Unilever buys Seventh Generation in green product push

    Unilever has struck a deal to buy Seventh Generation, a US maker of plant-based cleaning products, as it looks to...

  31. September 19, 2016

    Results of foreign direct investments in Argentina remain flat

    Whether it was their attempts to impound the presidential jet, the alleged harassment of her daughter or just the...

  32. Fast FT

    September 13, 2016

    Tiffany taps rail exec as new finance chief

    Tiffany, the struggling luxury jeweler, has hired a former rail executive as its new chief financial officer. The New...

  33. September 11, 2016

    It does not pay for advertisers to narrow their targets too much

    Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest marketer, recently announced a change in the way it buys advertising on Facebook....

  34. August 2, 2016

    P&G chief says calls for company to split have eased off

    Procter & Gamble’s chief executive said calls for the company to be split have dissipated as the world’s largest maker...

  35. Fast FT

    August 2, 2016

    P&G revenue falls 3% in Q1 but beats expectations

    Procter & Gamble beat forecasts for revenue in its first quarter though missed on earnings per share in its final...

  36. July 30, 2016

    How viral upstarts wipe the floor with conformity

    Back in the mid-noughties, the branded viral video was born. In 2006, OfficeMax (now part of Office Depot) produced Elf...

  37. Fast FT

    July 20, 2016

    Publicis expecting 'more difficult' third quarter

    Publicis has cited Britain’s vote to leave the EU, as well as “violent events” in the US, France and Turkey, as it...

  38. July 18, 2016

    Advertising body calls for robust audits of media agencies

    The US Association of National Advertisers on Monday urged its members to “follow the money” and send in independent...

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