Clorox Apologizes After 'Where's The Bleach?' Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially InsensitiveClorox 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.
Ebola Fears, Start Of Flu Season Spur Jump In Sales For Clorox Disinfectant WipesOakland-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.
Danville Inventor Develops 'Permanent' Stain RepellentAn East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.
Major East Bay Corporations Go To Bat For New Oakland BallparkPutting 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.
Oakland’s Clorox Settles Consumer Protection LawsuitThe 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 Quarterly Profit Sinks; Beats Earnings EstimatesClorox 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.
Oakland Police Department Upgrades Patrol Car, Motorcycle LaptopsSevere 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 Says No To Icahn's $10.2B Buyout BidClorox 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.
Icahn Makes $10.2 Billion Offer To Take Clorox PrivateActivist 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 3Q Net Falls As It Deals With Higher CostsClorox 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.
Billionaire Carl Icahn Buys Big Stake In Oakland's CloroxShares of consumer products company Clorox Corp. jumped Friday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 9.08 percent stake in the company.
Clorox Profit Tumbles; Outlook SlashedConsumer 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.