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.
Shares of consumer products company Clorox Corp. jumped Friday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 9.08 percent stake in the company.
Consumer products company Clorox Co. says its fiscal second-quarter earnings slid 81 percent on a charge to write down the value of its Burt’s Bees business and it cut its full-year earnings outlook.
Clorox Corp., maker of Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing, cleaning products and Kingsford charcoal, said its first-quarter net income jumped 37.6 percent on a gain from the sale of its auto-care business. But revenue slipped because shoppers are still shying away from purchases.