"Our Numbers Are Looking VERY Good All Over "- FIRED UP! 7 of the hero men out of 8 are black. Grooming products are 9% of P&G’s revenue. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the faulty product at the end of June. The company decided the best way to promote their product was to attack their customer base. P&G has been cutting prices and investing in new products at its grooming business, hoping to claw back market share from upstart shaving brands bought by rivals, such as Unilever's ULVR.L Dollar Shave Club and Edgewell Personal Care's EPC.N recent acquisition of Harry's. Gillette's parent company Procter & Gamble are standing by the shaving brand, amid slumping sales. The Gillette ad ran in January. But it gets worse… The innovative ad was praised by many, but also caused some loyal customers to boycott the company. In May, the brand ran an advertising campaign which featured a man teaching his transgender son, Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, how to shave. But in the 2010s technology altered the way consumers purchased razors, and relaxed social norms prompted men to shave less often, according to a Euromonitor report. let as2 = document.createElement( "script" ); 'It was pretty stark: we were losing share, we were losing awareness and penetration, and something had to be done,' Gillette CEO Gary Coombe said. “Expectations were creeping higher into the print, but P&G far exceeded even the most optimistic expectations,” Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog said, adding that P&G’s organic sales growth of 7% was its strongest in 13 years. It’s ONLY US men they have a problem with. Sales of grooming products, including Gillette, slipped 1%, continuing a long string of declines. P&G, like other consumer goods companies, has been raising prices on many of its products to tackle soaring freight and raw material costs that have dented margins. ', Praise: Gillette's May 2019 ad which depicted a transgender male learning to shave with the aid of his father was commended by some social media users. “Initial carrying values for Gillette were established nearly 14 years ago in 2005. Beards have had a resurgence in recent years. Organic sales in P&G’s beauty business rose 8%, boosted by demand for its super-premium SK-II brand and Olay skin care products. Procter & Gamble said Gillette sales haven't budged after its controversial #MeToo ad -- but it's calling the campaign a big success. var iframe=window.parent.document.createElement("iframe");iframe.src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-PL4PD49";iframe.height="0";iframe.width="0";iframe.style="display:none;visibility:hidden";window.parent.document.body.appendChild(iframe); Combined, the two companies' share of the U.S. market rose to 12.2%, up from 7.2% in 2015, according to Euromonitor, which estimates both online or in-store sales. 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