P&G Raises 3rd-Quarter Sales 5%


Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), has reported fiscal-third-quarter net sales of US$18,1 billion, an increase of 5% from a year earlier.

The company reported an operating income of $3.78 billion, up 10% from $3.45billion a year earlier. Net sales for P&G’s health care divisions increased 4%, while sales in its beauty segment rose 9%. The company’s fabric and home care division reported an 8% bump in net sales and its grooming segment raised sales 4%.

About P&G Professional
Procter & Gamble Professional, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, serves the food service, building cleaning and maintenance, hospitality, and convenience store industries. For more information, visit www.pgpro.com.