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P&G Q2: Anti-Japanese Sentiment Sinks SK-II Sales As Late Cough/Cold Season Weighs On Health

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P&G reports Chinese consumer backlash against Japanese brands over Fukushima nuclear facility wastewater disposal, combined with ‘soft market conditions,’ led to a mid-single-digit decline in organic sales for P&G’s skin and personal-care products in the fiscal second quarter.

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