Clorox Apologizes After ‘Where’s The Bleach?’ Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially Insensitive
Clorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.
Oakland-based Clorox said sales of its disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, with fears over Ebola virus and the start of flu season perking up interest for Americans to stock up on supplies.
An East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.
Putting their money where their rooting interest is, some major East Bay companies say they’ll support building a new stadium to keep the A’s from leaving Oakland. In fact, they’re even willing to buy the team to keep its current owners from moving it to San Jose.
The Clorox Company has agreed to pay nearly $200,000 to settle a lawsuit that alleged that it shortchanged consumers by only filling specialty bleach bottles to 80 percent of their capacity.
Clorox Co.’s net income plummeted nearly 40 percent in the fiscal first quarter, largely because last year’s period included the benefit of selling a unit.
Severe budget cuts have led the Oakland Police Department to solicit outside donations to pay for new touch screen computers that have been replacing older laptops in its patrol vehicles.
Clorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is offering to take Oakland-based Clorox Co. private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion.
Clorox Co.’s third-quarter net income fell more than 8 percent as it wrestled with higher costs and a fall-off in some of its well-known brands.