Tag Archives: Bob McDonald

P&G Circles Up in search of better new products

The world’s big companies, of whom Procter & Gamble is clearly one, have buckets of cash but nothing to spend it on. Or nothing they’re willing to spend it on anyway. P&G CEO Bob McDonald has been under the cosh ...

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Unilever 2 Procter & Gamble 0 in the consumer goods giant Champion’s League

It’s quite tough in the Champion’s League of consumer goods companies at the moment as the likes of Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive and Reckitt Benckiser struggle with higher input prices and price-conscious consumers, particular in stagnating Western Europe. Anglo-Dutch ...

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P&G switches focus from Cincinnati to the world

Procter & Gamble is the world’s biggest consumer goods company but its focus has always been firmly centred on the US, symbolised by its monolithic HQ in Cincinnati. Now though CEO Bob McDonald says the company is swtching its focus ...

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Procter & Gamble squeezed by aggressive Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest advertiser, saw its fourth quarter profits drop by 12 per cent to $2.19bn on a five per cent sales increase to $18.93bn, blaming the drop on a $1bn increase in marketing ...

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