Tag: consumer staples

19 Oct, 2021

Proctor & Gamble raising prices on household staples

Inflation continues to ripple through all economic sectors The maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors said it would start charging more for certain beauty, oral care and grooming products such as razors. The price increases come in addition to earlier moves to start charging more for staples from diapers to toilet paper. P&G, which released quarterly […]
18 Oct, 2021


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14 Oct, 2021

Walgreens closing five stores in San Francisco

The crime problem in San Francisco and California as a whole continues to cause retailers problems. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has announced that it will close five Walgreens stores in San Francisco in response to the rise in organized retail crime. Walgreens says it will move prescriptions and workers from the shuttered stores to nearby […]
12 Oct, 2021

Proctor & Gamble pressured to report on its efforts to address deforestation

Environmentalists scored a win against a corporate giant last year when Procter & Gamble Co. shareholders backed a proposal asking the maker of Charmin toilet paper and Bounty paper towel to report on its efforts to address deforestation. This year, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and several dozen descendants of P&G’s founding families are lobbying […]
5 Oct, 2021

Pepsi raises expectations, posts higher revenue but lower profit for the quarter

The maker of snacks and beverages on Tuesday said it expects organic revenue—a measurement that adjusts for items like foreign-exchange translation, acquisitions and divestitures—to grow about 8% for fiscal 2021. It previously expected organic revenue to grow 6%. The Purchase, N.Y., company sees core constant currency earnings per share growth of at least 11%, compared […]
4 Oct, 2021

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30 Sep, 2021

Low Yield Portfolio sector rebalance

It’s time for me to do a little rebalancing of my Low Yield Portfolio. Both the Low Yield and Medium Yield Portfolios are too heavily weighted in the Financial sector. They are is 26% and 28% respectively and that leaves me a little too exposed to shocks in that sector. So I’ve decided to tweak […]