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Jan 21, 2021 - The New York Times

EARNINGS

Virus-Fueled Demand Lifts Procter & Gamble

As the pandemic drags on, Americans are continuing to try to cut their own hair, trim their own beards and wax their own eyebrows. The efforts have helped bolster the bottom line of Procter & Gamble.

The consumer goods giant said on Wednesday that its quarterly revenue jumped 8 percent, fueled by higher demand for its cleaning products, like Comet and Mr. Clean, and shaving and styling tools, including Gillette and Venus....