The Gillette Company
Stock Symbol: G
The Gillette Company Industry:
Personal & Household Prods.
The Gillette Company Description:
The Gillette Company manufactures and sells various consumer products worldwide. The Company has five principal business segments: Blades and Razors, Duracell, Oral Care, Braun and Personal Care. In 2000, the Company sold the Stationery Products business. The Company's products are sold in over 200 countries and territories.
The Gillette Company Financial Summary:
The Gillette Company develops, manufactures and sells blades and razors, toiletries, electric shavers, small household appliances, hair and oral care products and alkaline batteries. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, sales rose 15% to $5.38B. Net income rose 18% to $946M. Revenues reflect solid volume gains and higher trade-up across core categories. Earnings reflect strong demand for premium products across all major lines.
The Gillette Company Business Summary:
The Gillette Company manufactures and sells a wide variety of consumer products throughout the world. The Company has five business segments: Blades and Razors, Duracell, Oral Care, Braun and Personal Care. As of December 31, 2004, the Company had manufacturing operations at 31 facilities in 14 countries. Its products are sold in over 200 countries and territories. On January 27, 2005, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger) with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), and Aquarium Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of P&G.