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Berkshire buying Duracell from P&G in $3 billion deal

...doesn't consider it one of its top-performing consumer products companies."It's a declining business, which...has been a significant P&G shareholder since the consumer products firm acquired Gillette in 2005.Cincinnati-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/berkshire-buying-duracell-
Hundreds of kids poisoned by detergent pods, study says

...parents. But a survey the group released last week suggests many consumers still don't know about the risks.The Consumer Product Safety Commission says children should not be allowed to handle the packets and advises parents to store them out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/hundreds-kids-poisoned-det
US trade deficit expands in September

...abroad.Exports fell 1.5 percent to $195.6 billion, led by declines in shipments of industrial supplies, consumer products and capital goods such as engines and computers.September imports held steady at $238.6 billion for the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/us-trade-deficit-expands-s
Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries

...Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.The world's largest consumer products maker, which acquired Duracell in 2005, has been trimming its product lineup to focus on its top performers. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/procter-gamble-taking-out-
Business news

...Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.The world's largest consumer products maker, which acquired Duracell in 2005, has been trimming its product lineup to focus on its top performers. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/business-news
P&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum

...its core businesses. Its brands include Tide detergent and Pampers diapers.Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. is a consumer products company whose pet group brands include Tetra, Furminator and Dingo.In April, Cincinnati-based P&G said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-23/pg-selling-rest-pet-care-b
Procter & Gamble to focus on top performers, shed up to 100 brands

...NEW YORK - Procter & Gamble, the world's largest consumer products maker, said Friday that it will jettison more than...to Mars Inc. Now it's focusing on culling its consumer products, which has mushroomed over the years to include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/procter-gamble-focus-top-p
Perdue touts business record in Georgia Senate bid

...time."While Mr. Perdue spent four successful years at Reebok before Pillowtex and has an extensive background in consumer products and consulting, his eight months at Pillowtex were marked by a further deterioration in (financial) fundamentals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-12/perdue-touts-b
41 treated for fireworks-related injuries through holiday weekend

...people nationally were injured in fireworks-related accidents, and eight people died, according to a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report. Children younger than 15 accounted for about 40 percent of the injuries.Hands and fingers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/41-treated-fireworks-related
Fireworks-related burns common during Fourth of July

...that fireworks start more fires nationwide than all other causes combined.According to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued last week, eight people died and an estimated 11,400 people were injured in fireworks-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/fireworks-related-burns-comm