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Procter & Gamble earnings top estimates, with boost from price hikes; shares jump

Procter & Gamble’s bet on raising prices amid higher commodity and transportation costs is paying off for the consumer products giant. Shares surged more than 4.7 percent in premarket trading Wednesday after P&G’s fiscal second-quarter earnings and sales report outpaced Wall Street estimates, prompting the company to raise its organic sales forecast. Its beauty products, […]

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Why hard skills aren’t enough to land a position in a hot job market

Workers wanted   10:21 AM ET Mon, 14 Jan 2019 | 02:25 Right now, there’s more work than actual bodies to fill those jobs. According to the latest Labor Department data, there are about 6.9 million jobs available, about 800,000 more positions than there are available workers. With many employers saying it’s tough to find qualified […]

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15 jobs that pay more than $75,000 that you can get without a bachelor’s degree

For workers who don’t continue formal education after high school, finding a steady, well-paying job can be tricky. It seems all signs for a successful future point to earning a four-year college degree in today’s labor market, but there are plenty of high-paying opportunities out there that will allow you to forgo academia in favor […]

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Juul combats criticism with new TV ad campaign featuring adult smokers who quit after switching to e-cigarettes

Brendan McDermid | Reuters A man smokes a Juul e-cigarette in New York City, Juul, the e-cigarette company that has become ubiquitous among teens, is launching its first television ad campaign targeting adult smokers as it faces criticism that its fruity flavors are designed for underaged users. The San Francisco-based e-cigarette company plans to launch […]

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Europe’s cloud market is giving a big boost to US giants like Amazon and Salesforce

What is the cloud?   3:22 AM ET Fri, 23 Nov 2018 | 02:50 Over the past year, Europe’s tech sector has been overshadowed by privacy scandals, stricter regulation and the trade war between the U.S. and China. But there’s one bright spot where the outlook isn’t quite so bleak: cloud computing. Europe’s public cloud market […]

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Michelob Ultra targets Latino audience with Super Bowl ad

Michelob Ultra is the fastest growing beer in the country, and it’s looking to grow more by reaching out to Latino audiences with its Super Bowl ad. U.S. beer sales by volume have been declining as more consumers reduce their consumption. Market research firm Mintel estimates that volume sales dropped by just under 1 percent […]