The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods. The company’s products are sold in approximately 180 countries and territories, and have on-the-ground operations in approximately 70 countries. Segments The company operates in the following segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. Beauty: The company offers beauty care, hair care and color, and prestige products. In beauty care, the company offers products, such as deodorants, cosmetics, and skin care. Its major brands include Pantene and Head & Shoulders in the retail hair care and color market; and Olay in the facial skin care. Grooming: The company offers products, such as electronic hair removal, female blades and razors, male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and other shave care products. Its Gillette franchise includes Fusion, Mach3, Prestobarba, and Venus brands. The company’s electronic hair removal devices, such as electric razors and epilators, are sold under the Braun brand. Health Care: The company offers oral care and personal health care products. In personal health care, the company offers products for respiratory treatments under Vicks brand; and nonprescription heartburn medications under the Prilosec OTC brand. All of its sales 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; and batteries. Its major brands include Tide, Ariel, Downy, and Duracell. Baby, Feminine, and Family Care: In baby care, the company offers diapers, pants, and baby wipes. Its major brand includes Pampers. The company also offers feminine care products, primarily under the brand, Always. The company’s family care business is primarily a North American business consisting of the Bounty paper towel and Charmin toilet paper brands. Customers The company’s customers include mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, salons, distributors, e-commerce, and high-frequency stores. Sales to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and its affiliates represent approximately 14% of the company’s total revenue in 2014. Research and Development The company’s research and development expenditure included $2.0 billion in 2014. Significant Events As of July 31, 2014, the company completed the divestiture of its pet care operations in North America, Latin America, and other selected countries to Mars, Incorporated (Mars). History The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837. The company was incorporated in Ohio in 1905.
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One Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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