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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10593674/nelsonpeltz*100xx924-928-32-0.jpg">Procter & Gamble Co. apparently lost to activist investor Nelson Peltz in the biggest proxy battle ever over a board seat, according to results released Wednesday night by an independent firm. 

The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pampers diapers (NYSE: PG) had projected victory during the Oct. 10 annual meeting of shareholders at P&G’s downtown headquarters, so the official tally reported Nov. 15 by the outside firm is sure to shock some shareholders. 

Peltz, who as CEO of…<div>
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New count shows that NYC investor Peltz won a seat on P&G board

Procter & Gamble Co. apparently lost to activist investor Nelson Peltz in the biggest proxy battle ever over a board seat, according to results released Wednesday night by an independent firm.  The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pampers diapers (NYSE: PG) had projected victory during the Oct. 10 annual meeting of shareholders at P&G’s […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10665003/clearblueconnectedovulationtestimages*100xx1294-1294-103-0.jpg">Procter & Gamble Co. is promoting a smartphone app that pairs with the Clearblue brand’s ovulation test system to maximize a woman’s chances of getting pregnant.

The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) stated that the Clearblue Connected Ovulation Test System tracks the user’s hormone profile to identify the four or more best days to get pregnant, which P&G claimed was two more days than any other ovulation brand on the market.

The Clearblue urine test measures lutenizing…<div>
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P&G smartphone app helps women become pregnant

Procter & Gamble Co. is promoting a smartphone app that pairs with the Clearblue brand’s ovulation test system to maximize a woman’s chances of getting pregnant. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) stated that the Clearblue Connected Ovulation Test System tracks the user’s hormone profile to identify the four or more best days […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10662465/screen-shot-2017-10-23-at-121051-pm*100xx866-866-213-0.png">Procter & Gamble Co.’s new advertising campaign for Herbal Essences shampoo urges women to embrace change, including when it comes to their hair.

The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) released a 4-minute documentary inspired by the lives of four women who felt empowered by making changes.



“Changing my hair changed my life,” a woman with neck-length red tresses states as the commercial opens with a shot of her seated in a diner. “A few years ago, my fiancé and I broke…<div>
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P&G’s new ad campaign urges women not to fear change

Procter & Gamble Co.’s new advertising campaign for Herbal Essences shampoo urges women to embrace change, including when it comes to their hair. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) released a 4-minute documentary inspired by the lives of four women who felt empowered by making changes. “Changing my hair changed my life,” a […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10659423/jon-moeller-head-shot*100xx562-562-219-0.jpg">Procter & Gamble Co. CFO Jon Moeller said today that institutional investors he met with during the recent proxy battle involving hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz want P&G to speed up a turnaround effort aimed at boosting sales and profits.

“I received very strong support for the plan that we’ve embarked on with a clear desire to see it (completed) sooner,” Moeller said. The message “to me is be even more deliberate, more quick in making the changes that we’ve been talking about.”

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P&G’s big investors want company to speed turnaround, CFO says

Procter & Gamble Co. CFO Jon Moeller said today that institutional investors he met with during the recent proxy battle involving hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz want P&G to speed up a turnaround effort aimed at boosting sales and profits. “I received very strong support for the plan that we’ve embarked on with a clear […]

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