May 21, 2001 |
Procter & Gamble Co. is close to buying Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Clairol unit for $4.95 billion, the biggest acquisition in its 164-year history, people familiar with the companies' negotiations said. The maker of Pantene and Head & Shoulders hair products this weekend sweetened its offer for Clairol from more than $4 billion to add the fast-growing hair-color business to its line of shampoos, the people familiar with the talks said.
November 8, 2001 |
Procter & Gamble Co.'s planned $4.95-billion purchase of the Clairol hair-care business from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. was approved by the U.S. government, clearing the way for completion of the acquisition within a few weeks. The Justice Department's consent was the last regulatory requirement, said a spokeswoman for Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1991 |
A tractor-trailer rig loaded with computer parts worth $200,776 was stolen from a Camarillo business, authorities said Tuesday. The theft was the third such crime in as many months, leading authorities to believe that a ring operating out of Los Angeles is repeatedly striking in the Ventura County area. "Not just anybody can take a truck and trailer and disappear," Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Keith Lazz said. "This requires some organization obviously."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1991 |
Four hundred cases of shampoo stolen from the Clairol Inc. plant in Camarillo were discovered in a Baldwin Park warehouse, and five people were arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property, authorities said Tuesday. The shampoo, along with another 1,100 cases that apparently had already been disposed of, were taken earlier this month from the Clairol plant in the 1200 block of Flynn Road in two tractor-trailers packed for delivery, authorities said.
December 1, 1999
Revlon Inc., the cosmetics maker controlled by financier Ronald Perelman, said Kathy Dwyer, president of its U.S. consumer products division, plans to resign. Dwyer joined Revlon in its marketing department in 1993 from Clairol Inc., and helped to revive Revlon's U.S. business by introducing many products. * British Aerospace has renamed itself BAE Systems after completing the purchase of General Electric Co.'s Marconi Electronic Systems unit. BAE Systems will be the world's No.
June 12, 1988 |
'AT AGE 50 every man has the face he deserves," George Orwell once observed. But even the author of "1984" didn't anticipate that by 1988 cosmetics manufacturers would be promising men youth in a bottle. Even though the wave of so-called anti-aging treatments for women is still building, grooming companies have already begun to offer men gels and lotions to plump wrinkles as well as newfangled foams and liquids to cover gray hair.