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57 min ago | Seeking Alpha

Is Procter & Gamble A Better Buy Than This Major Rival?

Procter & Gamble continues to offer sound financial standing and high levels of profitability, with Unilever equally strong in these areas.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Unibail, Real Estate, Food, Unilever, Financial Markets

5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Chinese brands beating global rivals [Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Senior executives at companies such as The Coca-Cola , Procter & Gamble and Colgate-Palmolive are being forced to adapt as the challenge posed by local firms intensifies in a slowing economy.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Beverages, CocaCola, Household Products, Tea, Drink, Bain & Company, Bain, Consulting

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National briefs: Conrail hit on accident

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ, Household Products, US News

Reuters

U.S. Senate unanimously confirms McDonald to head veterans agency

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Bob McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, pinning Washington's hopes on the former Procter & Gamble Co chief executive to launch a massive turnaround effort at the troubled agency.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Household Products, United States Military Academy

Bloomberg

by the Numbers: $17 Billion

Robert "Bob" McDonald, former chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble Co., with a copy of the "Department of Veterans Affairs Strategic Plan Framework" while testifying during a nomination hearing before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., on July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The dividend will be payable on August 2... )--ALPHAEON Corporation, a leader in lifestyle healthcare and subsidiary of Strathspey Crown Holdings LLC, announced today that it has acquired Physician Recommended N... )--United States District Court Judge Timothy S. Black has issued an Order staying the case of The Procter & Gamble Company vs. CAO ... (more)

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Related Topix: PartnerRe, Insurance, Household Products, Jamba

Forbes.com

Interesting September Stock Options for Procter & Gamble

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Procter & Gamble Co.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Financial Markets

Business Journal

EXCLUSIVE: P&G security flaws might be revealed at Greenpeace trial

Flaws in the security for Procter & Gamble's Cincinnati headquarters might be exposed during a trial of the Greenpeace activists who engaged in a publicity stunt there, according to a court filing made today by defense lawyers.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Cincinnati, OH, Hamilton County, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Day I Sold Everything

Since I use Seeking Alpha largely as my own personal investing journal, I find it necessary to expose my scars and failures, along with the occasional victory.

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Household Products, Retail, Target, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services

Thu Jul 24, 2014

HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

P&G Looks to Reduce Palm Oil's\nEnvironmental Impact

Hmmm, maybe that Greenpeace break-in at Procter & Gamble had an impact after all.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Agriculture, Science

The Columbus Dispatch

Committee clears way for Senate to confirm McDonald as Veterans Affairs chief

The Senate is poised to confirm former Procter & Gamble Chairman Robert McDonald of Cincinnati next week as the next secretary of veterans affairs.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Household Products, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Government Executive

McDonald Will Apply West Point Honor Code, Prayer to His VA Leadership

Robert McDonald, former Procter & Gamble chairman, chief executive and president who graduated from West Point in 1975 and then served with the 82nd Airborne division for five years before joining P&G in 1980, yesterday told the Senate VA committee hearing that applying the West Point Honor Code and Prayer could go a long way toward resolving the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Household Products

Business Journal

Five things you need to know today, and really? Bengals' owner Mike Brown is ... 'endearing?'

Good morning, Cincinnati! Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: Let's just start with the money quote: "I desperately want this job, because I think I can make a difference."

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Household Products

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

New market study, "Feminine Hygiene in Austria (2014) - Market...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) [ClickPress, Mon Jul 21 2014] Feminine Hygiene in Austria by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2014.

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Related Topix: Gross Domestic Product, Household Products

Christian Science Monitor

Nominee Robert McDonald: VA can be fixed with 'urgent action'

Robert McDonald, nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies at his confirmation hearing at the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee in Washington on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Household Products

Roll Call

VA Secretary Hearing Won't Be 'Sexy'

"I don't think it'll be particularly sexy," says Republican Sen. Richard M. Burr of North Carolina about this afternoon's confirmation hearing on Robert McDonald to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, according to CQ Roll Call's Connor O'Brien.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Household Products, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

SBWire

"Laundry Care in Japan" Now Available at Fast Market Research

Laundry care remained the leading category within home care in 2013, led by laundry detergents which registered an increasing presence of concentrated liquid detergents and liquid tablet detergents.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Reckitt Benckiser, Marketing

MarketWatch

First Take: It's a 'golden age' for activist investors, but not us

Activist investors are having a busy summer. At least three public companies have been targeted by investment companies looking to shake things up and, ultimately, lift the share price by what the activists say is "unlocking value."

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Related Topix: Hopkinton, MA, Household Products

Forbes.com

Interesting August Stock Options for Procter & Gamble

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Procter & Gamble Co.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Financial Markets

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

P&G grows work force to 850 in Browns Summit; acquires plant for $18.6M

Pictured here is Procter & Gamble's plant in Browns Summit that encompasses about 1.1 million square feet.

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Related Topix: Browns Summit, NC, Household Products, Greensboro, NC, Guilford County, NC

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