*First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded modestly.» Read More
Amazon's new line of diapers and baby wipes only raises merchants' fears it plans to compete directly with sellers on its site. Re/code reports.
The idea is catching on, with online donations for the day projected to surpass $40 million this year, up from $32 million in 2013, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The panel included Ken Berger, head of Charity Navigator; Clam Lorenz, general manager for social innovation at PayPal; Chris Carnal, who head of fundraising at Fidelity Charitable; Kat...
PARIS, Dec 1- Europe is aging faster than any other region of the world. The "old continent" may be able to offset the impact of a graying workforce until around 2020 by bringing more women and elderly people into work, encouraging mobility within Europe and making better use of existing migrants, EU and OECD experts say. "If you close the door, you will pay an economic...
Fears that Russia's economic downturn will ravage European multinationals may have been overstated in some cases, with companies that sell beer and soap defying expectations.
Laundry detergent pods, that are sometimes mistaken for candy or toys, have accidentally poisoned thousands of children, according to a new study.
Movember sponsor Harry's is looking to shave off a piece of the $6.1 billion men's grooming industry with low-priced blades and bathroom products sold online.
Annual growth in China's exports and imports slowed in October, data showed on Saturday, reinforcing signs of fragility in the world's second-largest economy.
Argentina has accused Procter & Gamble of tax fraud and said it suspended its operations in the South American country.
U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and adjusted profit, helped by strong demand for household products.
What's in the package might be the same, but for a variety of reasons, sometimes companies need to call products by another name outside their home country.
CNBC's Sara Eisen provides insight to the big business of adult diapers.
Bayer will acquire the consumer care business of U.S.-based Merck & Co for $14.2 billion in cash, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Today Show investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen ordered flowers from some of the biggest names in the business, including 1-800-Flowers, and compared the arrangements to their advertisements.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
Kasper Rorsted, Henkel CEO, provides his views on the state of the global economy and Europe's economic recovery.
Amid a slow-growth environment for US manufacturing, one American company is bucking the trend as Americans embrace juicing, which has driven sales higher.
WD-40 has been a staple in American households. Now, they aim to fix the world’s problems. "There's still lots of squeaks in China and lots of rust in Russia!" the CEO said.
The tragic Sandy Hook shooting sparked a surge in sales of an unexpected product: bullet-proof backpacks.
The stock market is risky as it is, Cramer said, adding investors should have to worry about software glitches, as well.
It might have a broken stock, but “Mad Money” host says it’s not a broken company.