All Procter & Gamble articles – Page 8

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    P&G goes direct to US consumers with online retail move


    Procter Gamble is squaring up to retailers in the US after the consumer products giant unveiled plans to sell directly to consumers over the internet.

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    P&G plans to keep Daz ahead of Surf


    P&G is planning a relaunch of its Daz value brand to stay ahead of Unilever rival Surf. The revamp is likely to include fragranced variants joining the brand, with products set to hit shelves early next year. The fragranced...

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    P&G sales up 9%


    Procter & Gamble has reported a 13% increase in first-quarter operating profit to $4.1bn (£2bn) on sales up 9% at $20.5bn (£10.3bn). Sales were boosted by currency rates, price increases and sales growth in developing countries. "This...

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    P&G's TAG is keeping it fresh with the kids


    Procter & Gamble has teamed up with Def Jam Music Group in the United States to launch a record label named after its line of men's deodorants and body sprays. TAG Records, as it is called, has its own MySpace page with recordings of...

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    Tesco wine chief goes to P&G global


    Tesco's wine category manager Jason Godley is to leave the department after six years to head up the retailer's global group buying unit for Procter & Gamble. Godley leaves the team on a high having last year completed the largest wine...

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    Procter & Gamble chief Lee steps up pace of innovation


    Irwin Lee, the newly appointed vice president of Procter & Gamble UK and Ireland, has revealed that the company is to put a faster rate of innovation at the heart of its growth strategy . Product teams would be told to work on innovation...

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    SCA bulks up portfolio with P&G brands


    SCA plans to ramp up its NPD and improve its price positioning following its 512m ( 357m) purchase of P G's European tissue operation this week. The Swedish owner of Velvet, Handy Andies, Wipe Clean and Tork now adds the Charmin,...

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    P&G outsources its NPD to the masses


    It sounds like something out of Dragons' Den or The Apprentice. Talented entrepreneurs vie to catch the eye of a major corporation with the incentive to build a global business if they succeed.

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    P&G invites inventors to enter dragons' den


    Procter Gamble is inviting aspiring entrepreneurs and inventors to take part in a Dragons' Den-style contest to create a new product for its fabric care and health and wellness divisions. As part of its drive to generate at least 50% of...

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    WORLD NEWS - P&G sues Kraft over coffee container


    P&G sues Kraft over coffee container

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    WORLD NEWS - P&G to launch Dunkin' coffee in US


    P&G to launch Dunkin' coffee in US

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    Ciserani takes helm at P&G western Europe


    Gianni Ciserani, the highly regarded vice president of Procter & Gamble UK and Ireland will take control of P&G's entire western Europe division. He moves to Geneva on 1 July as president. His current role will be filled by Irwin Lee,...

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    P&G raps Tesco over grey market petfood


    Tesco and P&G are locked in a bitter dispute over the sale of Eukanuba petfood. P&G has told the retailer to stop selling the brand, which it says is designed for sale through petshops and vets' surgeries only. It claims Tesco is...

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    Procter & Gamble sales rise


    Consumer products company Procter & Gamble has reported a 14% increase in third-quarter net profit to $2.51bn (£1.25bn) on sales up 8% to $18.69bn (£9.4bn). P&G, which makes products such as Fairy washing up liquid, Bounty kitchen towels and...

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    P&G ShelfHelp and The Grocer van giveaway


    Get some ShelfHelp and win a Renault Kangoo van. The Grocer, in association with P&G, is ­offering retailers the opportunity to win a ?new Renault Kangoo van. P&G's ShelfHelp initiative supports convenience and independent stores in...

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    P&G could 'team up with private equity'


    Procter & Gamble could join forces with private equity companies to make acquisitions. “It is not inconceivable that we would consider doing partnerships with private equity,” Clayt Daley, chief financial officer of P&G, told The...

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    P&G ShelfHelp and The Grocer van giveaway


    Get some ShelfHelp and win a Renault Kangoo van. The Grocer, in association with P&G, is ­offering retailers the opportunity to win a new Renault Kangoo van at this year's Convenience Retailing Show (CRS). P&G's ShelfHelp initiative...

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    P&G freshens laundry portfolio with Febreze


    Procter Gamble is investing 100m in a New Year spring clean for its laundry portfolio, with new concepts, fragrances and range extensions. The household goods giant is pairing up some of its biggest names, with the launch of both...

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    P&G sales up


    Procter & Gamble's first-quarter net profit to 30 September rose 33% to $2.70bn (£1.41bn), on sales up 27% at $18.79bn. The group said that its acquisition of Gillette last year for $57bn (£30bn) had fuelled sales growth, with blades and...

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    P&G hungry for £6bn in UK sales - Ciserani


    Procter Gamble is on track to double its UK business by 2010, said Gianni Ciserani, its vice president and MD, UK and Ireland. Ciserani, speaking after winning The Grocer Cup for Outstanding Business Achievement this week, said this would...