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Procter & Gamble to shed Duracell brand

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble on Friday reported their fiscal first quarter earnings and indicated that it intends to shed its Duracell brand. P&G also posted a 34% decline in fiscal first-quarter net income, mostly due to a charge to write down the value of the battery business to be more reflective of the value it will receive from the sale of a China-based joint venture. 377 more words


Boxes and Boxes

Only a day after having to put Oliver down, I was back at work. The closing shift, so it would be quiet. I was thankful. I needed to be kept busy. 277 more words

A blue Christmas for Amazon?

NEW YORK – It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.

The world’s largest online retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter. 514 more words


The perils of crowdfunding a beer

Thanks to crowdfunding, California’s Stone Brewing Co. raised $2.5 million in just six weeks this summer to sell some so-called “beer futures,” but the initial mixed reaction to the campaign caught co-founder Greg Koch off guard. 794 more words


Target thinks outside the (big) box

Target is betting that smaller is sometimes better.

The discount retailer has exclusively told Fortune that it plans in 2016 to open a CityTarget store in the… 1,129 more words


This Organic Cava Makes A Difference By Bringing You A Taste Of Superior Quality Grapevines

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) is considered by many the founder of biodynamics. His methods have been applied in a number of fields like education and banking, among others. 191 more words

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Retail sales up - or down depending on how you look at it

Retail Sales, September 2014

  • The quantity bought in the retail industry in September 2014 was estimated to have decreased by 0.3% compared with August 2014. However, it increased by 2.7% compared with September 2013 making this the 18th consecutive month of year-on-year growth.
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