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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

The Olympian

Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

This June 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama shaking hands with former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, his nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Medicine, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Seeking Alpha

Kimberly-Clark Earnings Preview

Kimberly-Clark Corp is an American personal care corporation that mainly produces paper-based consumer products.

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Related Topix: Paper, Kimberly Clark, Q Care, Household Products

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Activists balk at plea deal in P&G protest case

Hamilton County prosecutors said that only one of nine protesters facing charges of burglary and vandalism indicated a willingness to accept a plea that would avoid prison time.

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Related Topix: Household Products

The Washington Post

Adult diapers gaining on baby diapers

I find that every time I pick up the Wall Street Journal, it is trying to make me feel guilty about something like this.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Electronics, Energizer HLDGS, Business News

Business Journal

P&G issues new pet food recall

Procter & Gamble Co. has voluntarily recalled several lots of its pet food as a result of possible salmonella contamination, according to Pet Product News.

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Related Topix: Household Products

The Review

Ohio judge to hear pretrial issues in P&G protest

Hamilton County Judge Robert Winkler has a Monday hearing on pretrial issues. No trial date has been set yet on burglary and vandalism charges that followed the March 4 protest at Procter & Gamble Co.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Procter & Gamble Company Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The Procter & Gamble Company has been given a consensus recommendation of "Hold" by the eighteen ratings firms that are covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports .

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Related Topix: Household Products, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Which will be P&G's next billion-dollar brand?

Which will be P&G's next billion-dollar brand? Several near the big number, fulfilling CEO A.J. Lafley's stress on blockbusters Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mrirFs Swiffer was a breakthrough innovation when P&G introduced it in 1999, but it's taken years to grow close to $1 billion in sales.

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Related Topix: Household Products

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Procter & Gamble jobs

Work continues Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Procter&Gamble construction site off Old Scotland Road, Shippensburg.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Shippensburg, PA, Opinion

WSJ Media and Advertising

Advertisers Pull Back on Cable Spending

Procter & Gamble Co. and General Motors Co., two of the nation's biggest marketers, have pulled back on advertising commitments to TV networks in the advance selling season known as the "upfront," people familiar with the matter said, contributing to a television ad slowdown not seen since the 2009 downturn.

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Related Topix: Household Products, TV Advertising, Advertising

Palladium-Item

VA change at top must filter below

No one should envy the task ahead of Robert McDonald. He is expected to take over as secretary of the shaken Department of Veterans Affairs, a massive government operation that is embroiled in an outrageous scandal and for years has been stymied by systemic delays in providing care.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Household Products

Business Journal

The history of Crossroads

Brian Wells was working as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble in 1990, when he and a group of friends met for Bible study at the Hyde Park home of fellow P&G marketer Jim Bechtold .

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Related Topix: Household Products

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Adweek

Duracell Picks a New Lead Agency in the U.S.

Anomaly has outstripped a trio of fellow Procter & Gamble roster shops to become Duracell's new lead creative agency in the U.S. In a statement, a P&G representative cited Anomaly's experience in building iconic brands as well as its "strong storytelling capabilities, strategic approach for an always-on connected world" and "entrepreneurial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Household Products, Norwalk, CT

Cincinnati CityBeat

An Open Red Door

That night, a miniature red door hung near the Crown's entrance and stood out against the hues of Findlay Market across the street.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Cincinnati, OH

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