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Your Money: Don't fall prey to springtime scams

...especially senior citizens. These con artists show up at your door offering a variety of products and services from household products to magazines, from tree trimming to roof repair. Some might offer to pave your driveway with leftover materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-20/your-money-dont-fall-prey-
Black & Decker to whittle workforce

...eliminate 3,000 jobs and sell its household products division and two others in...is putting up for sale its household products division in North America...expected to take two years. The household products division accounted for $788...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/28/bus_221423.shtml
Business
Ten Useful Things To Do With Your Tax Return Money

...extra large payment toward that debt. Buy bulk itemsUse that extra cash to stock up on sensible bulk items, like household products, hygiene products, and non-perishable foods. Filling up your pantry with beans and rice and stocking your bathrooms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-03-20/ten-usefu
Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

...pricing once again.Wal-Mart says it has rolled out an online tool that compares its prices on 80,000 food and household products with those of its competitors. If a lower price is found elsewhere, the discounter will refund the difference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/wal-marts-new-tool-gives-c
Does Amazon Prime Actually Save Money?

...those in the comparisons, too. You should also carefully examine Amazon's "Subscribe and Save" program on household products, where you can shave 5% to 15% off of the cost of a household item to have it shipped to you on a regular schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2013-04-14/does-amaz
P&G has slight dip in profit

...Gamble Co. posted a slight dip in quarterly profit that was in line with expectations as the world's largest household products maker raised prices and notched sales gains in each unit.The maker of Pampers diapers and Tide detergent earned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-10-27/pg-has-slight-dip-profit
GHSU will hold Earth Day celebration today

...Conservation-minded Augustans will have a chance to explore everything from vegetable oil automobiles to eco-friendly household products at today's Community and Campus Earth Day Celebration at Georgia Health Sciences University.Activities will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-21/ghsu-will-hold-earth-day-cele
Metro
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market. NYSE Church & Dwight Co., up $1.93 at $44.65 The household products maker saw a 21 percent drop in earnings, but managed to surpass Wall Street expectations by a penny per share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/11/fin_424951.shtml
Finance
'70s spoofs "Wacky Packages" are back

...make room for a new generation of pop culture spoofs. "Wacky Packages," the hot 1970s fad parodying popular household products, is revamped and ready for the 21st century. In May, the Topps Co. will re-release Wacky Packages with one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/liv_408261.shtml
Life & style
'Big box' buildings find new tenants

...was recently leased, and a second is under contract. The Lowest Price Warehouse, a retailer of clothing and household products, moved into the former Lowe's location on University Parkway last month. The 44,000-square-foot building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/06/bus_351072.shtml
Business