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  • G. has a line of cosmetics called Wella, a German hair care brand that the conglomerate acquired in 2003 for $7 billion.

  • Over the past decade, P&G has shed brands including Jif peanut butter, Crisco shortening, Sunny Delight orange drink and Folgers coffee, while over the same period acquiring hair-care companies Wella and Clairol and shaving giant Gillette.

    Diamond Buys P&G's Pringles

  • Edinburgh Tong Meng / courtesy Sony World Photography Awards 2011 'Eastern mysticism—Fairy of Volcanic Eruption,' by Tong Meng, part of a campaign for Wella AG, is a finalist of the Sony World Photography Awards in London. art "Narcissus Reflected" examines art influenced by the myth of Narcissus, including paintings, installations, video, photography and film by Cecil Beaton, Bill Brandt and many others.

    What's on Around Europe

  • I like how the Wella Balsam shampoo is disguised as Elux Alsam for copyright purposes.

    Great Grooming « Awful Library Books

  • Established partnerships with employers such as Flybe, Wella and the emergency services support the integration of work experience into the curriculum, and the college, in partnership with City & Guilds, has just launched the Michael Caines Academy, harnessing the expertise and passion of the Michelin star-winning chef, and former Exeter student, to nurture and engage hospitality and catering students.

    The big trade-off

  • The wind and surf added more body to our hair than a boatload of Farrah Fawcett's Wella Balsam.

    Myrtle Beach Daze

  • The company booked a $1.5 billion noncash goodwill charge related to two acquisitions over the past decade: its $7 billion acquisition of Wella hair-care products in 2003 and the $57 billion Gillette acquisition in 2005.

    P&G's Profit Drops 49%

  • The tab includes about $11 billion for hair-care companies Clairol and Wella and $57 billion to acquire Gillette.

    At P

  • G into faster-growing, higher-margin beauty products, Mr. Lafley purchased Clairol in 2001 for nearly $5 billion and Wella two years later for more than $6 billion.

    G's Lafley Joins Private-Equity Firm

  • G has done deals designed to boost growth, such as the purchases last decade of Clairol and Wella.

    The Price of P

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