Procter & Gamble
P&G: Sales Down, but Profits Up on Cost Cuts, Price Hikes
Profits beat analysts' expectations despite a 7% drop in net sales.
P&G’s Profit Rises On Higher Prices
But the consumer products giant also expects negative foreign exchange effects to continue to eat into total sales numbers.
French Ad Agency Publicis Loses $54M Account
The hit comes just after the firm announced plans to prop up its sluggish revenues.
P&G Sells Beleaguered Beauty Brands
Procter & Gamble washes its hands of its salon professional, retail hair color, cosmetics, and fine fragrances lines of business.
Women Gaining Corporate Board Slots
The percentage of female board members at S&P 1500 companies rose from 11.3% in 2007 to 15% in 2014, says Equilar.
Beauty Fades for P&G
After a disappointing quarter, Procter & Gamble may sell or spin off some of its beauty brands, including CoverGirl.
Strong Dollar Deflates Earnings
Blue chips, including P&G, Dupont, and Pfizer, feel the effects of "unprecedented currency devaluations."
Buffett Saves $1B in Taxes With Duracell Deal
The “Oracle of Omaha” structures an acquisition so that he avoids capital gains taxes on stock that has appreciated.
For D&B’s CFO, Being Strategic Means Walking Many Paths
Diverse experiences help Dun & Bradstreet's Rich Veldran drive strategy.