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...

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...

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...

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...

E-Z Go, Club Car meet challenges with innovation

...out new versions of its vehicles quicker. Holleran said that is the result of having more employees with roots in consumer products."People buy what's new or what's on sale. With that mindset coming into the E-Z-GO culture, that has...

Small companies pound pavement to get big deals

...Chicago-based business makes chemicals used in consumer products like shampoos and conditioners and in oil drilling...to a company that had a direct contract with the consumer products company.Using a middlemanSupermarket beer aisles...

Giant is poised to grow

Global consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. has built a $13 billion business...1924. The company's transformation from a paper company to a consumer products heavyweight started in the late 1960s with the development of disposable...

News you can use

Each year, 33.1 million people are injured by consumer products in the home. To keep Americans informed of dangers, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has identified the top five hidden...

Colgate-Palmolive plans to cut jobs

...NEW YORK - Colgate-Palmolive Co., which makes consumer products including Ajax detergent and Irish Spring soap...of Latin America and Asia. The New-York based consumer products maker reported in October its profit fell 10 percent...

Conflicting data leave market gauges in limbo

NEW YORK - A selloff in tech stocks and buying in consumer products left Wall Street little changed Friday as investors tried to reconcile conflicting economic data - a surprisingly strong gross...