Japan's Nikon was stung at the weekend by criticism from China's state broadcaster CCTV for selling defective products and poor customer service.» Read More
SHANGHAI, March 16- Japan's Nikon Corp has moved to allay consumer fears in China after being criticised on a closely watched consumer show that said the camera maker had sold defective products in China and denied local consumers fair treatment in aftersales service.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 60 or. 9 percent, to $63.83. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 58 or. 5 percent, to $109.66. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $78.98.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 75 or 1.2 percent, to $63.98. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 70 or. 6 percent, to $109.78. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $79.07.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $63.52. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 29 or. 3 percent, to $109.37. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $79.10.
March 14- Medical device maker Hologic Inc appointed a former Johnson& Johnson executive as chief operating officer, three months after naming a new chief executive as part of a deal with activist investor Carl Icahn.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $63.23. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 67 or. 6 percent, to $109.08. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $79.19.
For the first time, the Paralympics are getting strong media coverage across network TV. Stay tuned for ads that spotlight these amazing athletes.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
March 7- Shares of digital coupon company Coupons.com Inc nearly doubled in their trading debut, valuing the company at over $2.2 billion and underscoring the popularity of technology IPOs. Coupons.com is the third technology company to go public this year, after the successful debuts of Care.com Inc and Varonis Inc..
U.S.-listed fuel cell makers, already on a tear in recent months, have surged in value since Plug Power Inc announced a contract last week to supply Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
FuelCell Energy's shares surged 25 percent to a four-year high of $3.40 in early trading, with 58 million shares changing hands by 1055 ET, making them among biggest movers both in percentage and volume terms on the Nasdaq. The company's shares, along with those of Plug Power Inc and Ballard Power Systems Inc have been on a tear in recent months.
PATNA, India, March 4- Ravindra Kishore Sinha built India's largest security business from a garage in the dirt-poor state of Bihar.
Crest released chocolate toothpaste this month. CNBC asked "experiential consumers" for their thoughts on the products.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 23- Investors are growing impatient with the makers of global brands like Cadbury chocolate, Campbell Soup and Tide laundry detergent, as these stalwart consumer products companies try to boost profits through cost cuts and brand makeovers while smaller rivals take risks and grab market share.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- After taking a hammering during the last recession, the U.S. birth rate is expected to begin to recover in the next two years, demographers say. Major rivals, such as Gap Inc and Gymboree Co., rely more on their own stores in malls.
Mass storage companies get lots of attention in the cloud IPO buzz but may rank second in their own sector.
Procter & Gamble is hoping to attract those less rigorous with their dental hygiene to new flavors such as chocolate, and even lime spearmint.
Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.
P&G is bringing the dentist into your bathroom a smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalized advice to help people improve their brushing.
LONDON, Feb 20- Procter& Gamble Co is bringing the dentist into the bathroom with the world's first smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalised advice to help people improve their brushing. "The app provides real-time guidance," Michael Cohen-Dumani, global associate director for Oral-B, told Reuters.