The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods. The company’s products are sold in approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through retail operations including mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, salons, high-frequency stores and e-commerce. The company has on-the-ground operations in approximately 70 countries. Segments As of June 30, 2013, the company had five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby Care and Family Care. Beauty: In beauty care, the company offers a variety of products, ranging from deodorants to cosmetics to skin care, such as its Olay brand. In hair care and color, the company operates in both the retail and salon professional channels with its Pantene and Head & Shoulders brands. In the prestige channel, the company operates primarily with its prestige fragrances and the SK-II brand. The company in prestige fragrances area offers Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Hugo Boss fragrance brands. Grooming: The company operates in the blades and razors market worldwide through the Gillette franchise, including Fusion, Mach3, Prestobarba and Venus. Its electronic hair removal devices, such as electric razors and epilators, are sold under the Braun brand. Health Care: The company operates in the oral care, feminine care and personal health care markets. In personal health care, the company offers nonprescription heartburn medications through its Prilosec OTC brand and in respiratory treatments through its Vicks brand. All of its operations outside the U.S in personal health are generated through the PGT Healthcare partnership with Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Fabric Care and Home Care: This segment comprises various fabric care products, including laundry detergents, additives and fabric enhancers; home care products, including dishwashing liquids and detergents, surface cleaners and air fresheners; batteries; and pet care. In fabric care, the company offers its products through Tide, Ariel and Downy brands. In batteries, it offers products through its Duracell brand. In pet care, the company operates in several markets primarily in the premium pet care segment, with the Iams and Eukanuba brands. Baby Care and Family Care: In baby care, the company offers diapers, pants and baby wipes primarily through the Pampers brand. The company’s family care business is a North American business comprised largely of the Bounty paper towel and Charmin toilet paper brands. Strategy The company is focused on strategies for the long-term health of the company with the objective of delivering total shareholder return in the top one-third of its peer group. The company focuses its resources on its most profitable categories and markets. It would focus its developing market investments on the categories and countries with the largest size of prize and highest likelihood of winning. Customers The company’s customers include mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, high-frequency stores, distributors and e-commerce retailers. Its major customer includes Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and its affiliates. Research and Development The company’s research and development expenses were $2.0 billion in 2013. Significant Events In August 2013, Vequity, LLC in collaboration with Procter & Gamble opened a Tide Dry Cleaners store in Naperville, Illinois, the first location in the Chicago area. The Tide Dry Cleaners system includes the convenience of drive-thru concierge services and access to the 'Tide Dry Cleaners Anytime' offering, which allows 24-hour pick-up and drop-off. On December 5, 2013, The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) reported that Tide Pods announced a partnership with clothing designer and Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) member Tracy Reese. On January 8, 2014, Aussie and Nickelodeon Launch Dora the Explorer-Inspired Kids' Hair Care Collection for a No-Worries Bath Time. In May 2014, Procter & Gamble Company has chosen to establish a multi-category distribution center in the city of Union to serve its Midwest customers. In May 2014, Neopharma announced that it had entered a partnership with Pfizer to locally manufacture selected pharmaceutical products in the UAE, in an effort to meet the unmet needs of patients in the region. History The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837. The company was incorporated in Ohio in 1905.
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(PG:New York Consolidated)
One Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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