P&G is a company that was founded more than 180 years ago as a soap and candle company. Today, it is the largest consumer goods company in the world, and home to iconic and trusted brands, including Charmin®, Always®, Braun®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Oral B®, Pantene®, Pampers®, Vicks® and Tide®.
P&G's operations span across five segments which include: Feminine & Family Care (some 25%); Fabric & Home Care (nearly 35); Baby, Beauty (nearly 20%); Health Care (more than 10%); and Grooming (about 10%). Putting all together, the segments range from laundry additives and air fresheners to diapers and digestive aids as well as toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, and razors.
Its leading brands include Ariel, Tide, Gain,and Downy in Fabric and Home Care; Always, Pampers, and Bounty in Baby, Feminine & Family Care; Pantene, Olay, and Head and Shoulders in Beauty; Metamucil, Vicks, and Pepto Bismol in Health Care; and Fusion, Gillette, and Venus in Grooming.
P&G operates in some 70 countries globally and markets its products in over 180 countries. P&G generates around 45% of its revenue from business in the US and Canada. To support P&G's operations, the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company owns two dozen manufacturing sites in over 15 US states and it owns around 85 production facilities in over 35 other countries.
The primary regional general offices of P&G are situated in Switzerland, Singapore, Panama, Dubai, and China, and its primary regional shared service centers are situated in the UK, Costa Rica, and Philippines.
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