GAMBLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GAMBLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp">Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Procter & Gamble is about to shrink. The world’s largest consumer products maker said it will jettison more than half its brands around the globe over the next year or two, leaving it with about 70 to 80 of its top performers when the nips and tucks are complete. The maker of CoverGirl, Pampers and Tide declined to specify what exactly it will shed but noted they’re smaller brands that collectively account for less than 10 percent of sales. CEO A.G. Lafley said Procter & Gamble shou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503522014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250352@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:34:02 MDT Obama picks ex-P&G boss to lead Veterans Affairs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130027-68/mcdonald-company-veterans-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130027-68/mcdonald-company-veterans-obama.html.csp">Obama picks ex-P&G boss to lead Veterans Affairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. An administration official said Obama would announce McDonald’s appointment Monday. If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald would succeed Eric Shinseki, the retired four-star general who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581300272014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130027@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:14:22 MDT