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Procter & Gamble 4th quarter up on snack sale

August 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. said Friday that its net income climbed 45 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, boosted by the sale of its snacks division. Even without the impact of the sale, its earnings beat Wall Street expectations and the company said it was making progress with its cost cutting [&hellip...

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Viacom 3Q profit down 7 pct on TV ad decline

August 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Aug. 3, 2011 photo, a man walks out of the Viacom headquarters, in New York. Viacom says, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, its net income fell 7 percent in the latest quarter as advertising revenue declined more than expected, and its movie releases failed to...

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August 2, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The staff at Majestic Communications includes (left to right) Joe Fink, On-Air Personality; John Sebastian, VP Operations; Tony Clayton, On-Air Personality; Ryan Burden, Promotions Director; Gary Babcock, Engineer; Ron Stevens, On-Air Personality; and Helen...

Tent. Settlement in Seattle-area trash strike

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A seagull picks at a plastic glove amid trash in a downtown Seattle alleyway Tuesday, July 31, 2012. The Teamsters Local 117, which represents recycle-truck drivers, and Local 174, who joined them in solidarity and represents garbage-truck drivers, have been...

Indian businesses weather blackouts, but at a cost

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A customer, left, looks on as an employee of a shop checks his newly bought generator in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Factories and workshops across India were up and running again Wednesday, a day after a major system collapse led to a second...

Chile bans marketing of toys in children's food

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 8, 2010 file photo shows a Happy Meal at a McDonald’s restaurant in San Francisco, Ca. McDonald’s, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other fast-food companies are being sued in Chile for violating the country’s...

Atlanta region shoots down transportation tax

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Debbie Dooley, co-founder of the Atlanta Tea Party, sets out signs and waits for returns where T-SPLOST opposition groups gather for a election night watch at Hudson Grille in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed...

Food trucks provide on-the-go training for owners

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Monday, July 30, 2012 photo, a pedestrian walks past the Flirty Cupcakes Dessert Garage in Chicago. Owner Tiffany Kurtz also operates a Flirty Cupcakes food truck. Food trucks have been around for generations but have flourished in a weak economy...

Tinted windows offer comfort from heat and glare – Pro Tinting offers the best, guaranteed for life

August 1, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Gonzalo “El Men” Garcia (left), Adrian “Janitor” Contreras (inside vehicle) and Edwardo “Lalo” Hermosillo make up the crew at Pro Tinting. Pro Tinting is located at 101 North Sycamore, Suite C in west Roswell. The phone number is 575-420-6784....

Steve McQueen watch auctioned for nearly $800,000

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 7, 1972 file photo, actor, Steve McQueen, and actress, Ali MacGraw, are shown at a press screening of their movie, “The Getaway,” in Hollywood. This movie is a crime melodrama directed by Sam Peckinpah. A watch worn by...