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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
Atlanta's civil rights museum also looks at other struggles

...transgender rights in Russia; and HIV/AIDS issues in China.Another exhibit explores the ethical footprint of consumer products. It explains that workers who harvest cut flowers are sometimes exposed to dangerous pesticides; that cellphones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/atlantas-civil-rights-museum-also-l
Curiously worded test questions smell awfully like product placement

...Augusta Chronicle. But it's nothing compared to the pride the good people at Kraft Foods take in delivering quality consumer products to families around the world.See what I did there?It's my awkward first attempt at product placement. I figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-04-27/curiously-
Procter & Gamble 3Q profit edges up, revenue slips

...percent as it cut costs to offset sluggish sales in categories like beauty and family products.The world's largest consumer product maker's adjusted earnings topped analysts' estimates, but revenue fell short. The company, which makes dryer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-23/procter-gamble-3q-profit-e
Georgia solar business booming

...represent more than $1 billion that the applying companies are ready to invest in the technology, many because the consumer-product firms they supply are demanding it in order to market their sustainability. Only about $100 million in contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/georgia-solar-business-boo
Visionary or 'nuts'? Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's multibillion deal raises questions, hopes

...WhatsApp for $19 billion.Oculus, which got its start on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, doesn't have a consumer product on the market, just the promise of bulky virtual reality goggles that have generated huge buzz in the video gaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-26/visionary-or-nuts-facebook
Club Car recalling 1,800 golf cars for falling risk

...800 golf carts because of a safety issue that can put passengers at risk of falling out of the vehicle.The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that various sizes, models and colors of its 2012 Precedent 12 golf and transport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-19/club-car-recalling-1800-go
Small businesses use offbeat ways to sell products

...his products in a big department store like Macy's or Nordstrom, where he'd have to compete against many other consumer products companies, wouldn't help him build his brand, Marrone says."I go under the radar to create a buzz and word-of-mouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-06/small-businesses-use-offbe