After losing $3 billion in market value since its last known suitor walked away, Avon Products Inc. may be more willing to open its door to potential buyers.
Procter & Gamble Co., the world’s largest consumer-products company, should consider breaking itself up if it doesn’t improve earnings this year, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. said today.
Replacing Avon Products Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Andrea Jung with an outsider may inject fresh energy into a company where the leader and much of her board have served for more than a decade.
Energizer Holdings Inc., known for its battery-powered pink bunny and Schick shavers, plans to separate its household-products and personal-care units into two publicly traded companies.
Mars Inc., the closely held maker of M&M’s candies and Uncle Ben’s rice, agreed to buy three Procter & Gamble Co. pet-food brands for $2.9 billion, cementing its lead in the industry.
Procter & Gamble Co., the world’s largest consumer-products company, may report third-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates, boosted by growth in emerging markets and a drop in raw material costs.
"Brian ran PepsiCo Americas Foods, which is an excellent business."
- Ali Dibadj on Jul 31, 2014