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  1. July 31, 2015

    P&G chief-in-waiting will have little time to make his mark

    If AG Lafley cannot turn round Procter & Gamble — “and he’s really good” — then can anyone? That is the question that...

  2. July 30, 2015

    Procter & Gamble: play it as it lies

    In golf there is an old joke about how to increase one’s driving distance off the tee: just hit the ball and run...

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  1. July 30, 2015

    P&G’s slow turnround frustrates analysts

    Analysts expressed frustration with the slow pace of Procter & Gamble’s turnround after a collapse in fourth-quarter...

  2. July 28, 2015

    Low-key P&G veteran David Taylor has big shoes to fill

    David Taylor’s ascent to the top of the world’s largest consumer goods group has not been straightforward. The...

  3. July 28, 2015

    P&G names David Taylor as successor to chief executive AG Lafley

    Procter & Gamble has named company veteran David Taylor as the successor to chief executive AG Lafley, handing him the...

  4. July 14, 2015

    China’s consumers go local for daily necessities

    No matter how the Chinese economy slows or the stock market stumbles, the country’s consumers will not stop washing...

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    July 13, 2015

    Lipstick on the collar

    We’ve talked about equity collars before in stock-for-stock M&A transactions. The idea is that the selling shareholders...

  6. July 9, 2015

    P&G/Coty: Beauty in the eye of the beholder

    Procter & Gamble, having got out of the batteries, wants to get out of the beauty business, too. Its shareholders must...

  7. July 9, 2015

    Procter & Gamble sells beauty arm to Coty in complex deal

    Procter & Gamble has agreed to spin off Clairol and 42 other beauty brands to Coty in a complicated $12.5bn-plus deal...

  8. June 24, 2015

    Coty reverses CEO decision amid deal talk

    US beauty firm Coty will pay Elio Leoni Sceti, who was due to start as its chief executive next week, a $1.8m severance...

  9. June 21, 2015

    Henkel: Splitting hairs

    A nice problem to have. German adhesives-to-soap-powder group Henkel has negligible net debt and generates lots of...

  10. June 16, 2015

    Coty closes in on $12bn P&G beauty deal

    Coty, whose brands include Rimmel, Calvin Klein and Davidoff, is near to gaining control of $12bn worth of Procter &...

  11. June 14, 2015

    Audit firms called to account for cosy tenures

    A lot has changed in the past 125 years. Since 1890, the year in which Shredded Wheat, the popular breakfast cereal,...

  12. June 14, 2015

    SEC seeks views on ‘shocking’ auditor relationships

    Companies could soon be forced to disclose the length of their relationships with auditors amid concern that accounting...

  13. June 9, 2015

    P&G auction of beauty assets enters final stages

    Procter & Gamble’s auction of its beauty assets is reaching the final stages, with five companies making binding bids...

  14. June 8, 2015

    Southeast Asia sees the rise of the hijabster

    They’re young. They’re hip. They wear the hijab. And multinationals like Unilever, Procter & Gamble and L’Oréal have...

  15. June 2, 2015

    Pernod Ricard: Absolut or relative?

    Pernod Ricard wants to persuade drinkers that it is worth paying extra for whisky that has spent 18 years in a barrel...

  16. May 26, 2015

    Procter & Gamble puts skin in 3D bioprinting game

    Forget 3D printing of cheap plastic figurines and toys, the next frontier for the technology involves printing living...

  17. May 6, 2015

    Does it matter which ‘soap powder brand’ wins UK election?

    City analysts are supposed to be good at spotting risks. But a perusal of brokerage research on the election shows they...

  18. April 26, 2015

    Apple set to be latest to suffer dollar impact

    A surge in the US dollar has already wiped more than $20bn from first quarter sales at the largest US companies, a sum...

  19. April 23, 2015

    US blue-chips’ overseas sales feel impact of strong dollar

    International sales at US blue-chips ranging from PepsiCo to Google are being hit by the strong dollar and the emerging...

  20. April 23, 2015

    P&G’s profits hit by dollar strength

    The strong US dollar pulled down Procter & Gamble’s sales by 8 percentage points in the opening months of 2015 as the...

  21. April 23, 2015

    Strong dollar weighs on Procter & Gamble

    Procter & Gamble, the consumer products group pursuing a comeback under second-time around chief executive AG Lafley,...

  22. March 10, 2015

    China shows its teeth with P&G fine over Crest advert

    Procter & Gamble became the latest multinational company to face scrutiny from the Chinese authorities after the...

  23. March 5, 2015

    TV taps data to stem stream of ad dollars to smaller screens

    Media groups are stepping up their efforts to make television advertising work more like data-driven digital campaigns,...

  24. March 4, 2015

    Currencies: money talks

    The dollar is up, the yen and the euro are down and currencies are back on the agenda. Take Procter & Gamble. Last...

  25. March 4, 2015

    The $62bn secret of Warren Buffett’s success

    Warren Buffett’s tax savvy approach Warren Buffett is one of the most famous, and certainly the richest, proponents of...

  26. February 13, 2015

    Sky’s centre forward sets a tough goal

    Fifteen months ago Sky lost the rights to Champions League football to its big rival BT, dealing a blow to its chief...

  27. February 11, 2015

    Reckitt Benckiser: soft soap

    So this is what it has come to: “moderate to ‘nice’ operating margin expansion in 2015”. And, by the way, that “nice”...

  28. February 5, 2015

    Business leaders back ambitious emissions reduction target

    The chief executive of Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Lipton tea, has urged world leaders to slash greenhouse gas...

  29. February 3, 2015

    Rising dollar hits US corporate earnings

    Even Apple, the world’s most valuable company that set a record with its $18bn quarterly profit, has a currency...

  30. January 27, 2015

    Strong dollar weighs on US results

    Blue-chip Wall Street stocks saw sharp falls on Tuesday after a string of weak results showed the pressure US...

  31. January 27, 2015

    P&G hit by currency devaluations

    Procter & Gamble said it had been hit by the “most significant fiscal year currency impact” in its 178-year history as...

  32. January 22, 2015

    Poland draws big banks for ‘nearsourcing’

    With its quaint 13th-century market square, meandering canals and botanical gardens, Wroclaw bears little resemblance...

  33. December 30, 2014

    Tekmira gains on UK Ebola case

    Shares of drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals jumped on Tuesday, on a day when US stocks slipped, after a nurse in...

  34. December 5, 2014

    Let’s all do the corporate hokey-cokey

    There seems to have been an outbreak of the hokey-cokey participation dance song among companies lately. You know, the...

  35. November 13, 2014

    P&G/Buffett: batteries included

    Empire building is the standard form of executive self-aggrandisement. Paradoxically, shrinking a business can be just...

  36. November 13, 2014

    Warren Buffett powers up $4.7bn Duracell deal

    Berkshire Hathaway, the company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, has agreed to buy Procter & Gamble’s Duracell...

  37. November 3, 2014

    Argentina accuses Procter & Gamble of tax fraud

    Argentina has accused Procter & Gamble, the world’s number one household products maker, of tax fraud and said it has...

  38. October 24, 2014

    Bellwether UPS rises on ecommerce hopes

    Investors liked what they heard from parcel delivery company and US economic bellwether UPS, which beat third-quarter...

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