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P&G Brings Back Lafley as CEO

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble brings back its former CEO, A.G. Lafley, a 33-year industry veteran, who left in 2009.

Will P&G Clean Up By Selling Us Soap on Facebook?

Procter & Gamble recently added "Shop Now" buttons to the Facebook fan pages for its of several brands such as Gillette, Olay and Tide. Even if this latest plunge into e-commerce succeeds, though, there's some question about whether it could boost P&G's bottom line.

11 People to Watch in Business for 2011

They may not make the headlines, but the folks on this list of key corporate executives will likely have an outsize impact across all sectors of American business in 2011 -- from communications to household products to fast food to social networking.

FDA Panel Scrutinizing Diabetes Drug Avandia

On Tuesday, the FDA will convene a panel of experts to discuss GlaxoSmithKline's type II diabetes drug Avandia. Once a blockbuster, sales of the drug have dropped by more than half since studies suggested it significantly increases risk for serious heart problems.

Avandia Linked to Heart Attacks in Two New Studies

GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia once again captured headlines Monday morning after two new studies linked it to heart attacks and other cardiovascular complications. The authors of the studies say the results should prompt the FDA to pull the drug from the market.

Vaska Plans to Clean Up in Green Laundry

A former fabric designer, Julia Fry started Vaska a decade ago because she found traditional laundry soaps were always ruining her clothes. Her green laundry products company's retail push has resulted in coveted shelf space in Duane Reade and Sam's Club stores. Fry talks about how she did it and what's next.