P&G announces sales, earnings results.Procter
The amount a seller receives from the buyer after costs associated with the sale are deducted.
This amount is calculated by subtracting the following items from gross sales: merchandise returned for credit, allowances for damaged or missing goods, freight decreased 3% to $79 billion for fiscal 2009, driven by unfavorable foreign exchange impacts of 4% as the U.S. dollar strengthened against key foreign currencies. Organic sales increased 2%, primarily due to price increases taken across all segments, which added 5% to net sales. Product mix reduced net sales by 1%. Unit volume declined 3% as the global economic downturn Downturn
The transition point between a rising, expanding economy to a falling, contracting one.
A decline in security prices or economic activity following a period of rising or stable prices or activity. , credit crisis and price increase contributed to market size declines and trade inventory reductions. Organic volumes, which exclude the impact of acquisitions and divestitures, was down 2% for the fiscal year.
Net sales for the April-to-June quarter decreased 11% to $18.7 billion. Unfavorable foreign exchange rates reduced net sales by 9% due to the strengthening of the U.S. dollar against key foreign currencies. Volumes declined 5% including a negative 1% percent from divestitures. Organic volume declined 4% driven primarily by significant pricing taken in developing regions to offset the transaction impact of foreign exchange, market contractions contractions Obstetrics Volleys of tightening and shortening of myometrium–uterine muscle, which occur during labor, cause dilatation and thinning of the cervix and aid in the descent of the infant in the birth canal. See Labor. Cf Decelerations. mainly in discretionary categories and some share loss in developed regions following price increases. Price increases added 5% to net sales and the product mix had a negative 2% impact on net sales. Organic sales declined 1% for the quarter.
Baby care and family care net sales increased 1% to $14.1 billion. Baby care volume grew in the low single digits due to growth of Pampers Pampers is a brand of disposable diaper (or nappy) marketed by Procter & Gamble worldwide. Product information
Pampers Diapers come in sizes going all the way up to Size 7. in developing regions and double-digit growth of Luvs in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. .