Prior to this point, there were no disposable diapers.
Babies always wore cloth diapers, which were leaky and labor intensive to wash. Over the second half of the twentieth century, Procter & Gamble acquired a number of other companies that diversified its product line and increased profits significantly.
The company became known for its progressive work environment in the late nineteenth century.
William Cooper Procter, William Procter's grandson, established a profit-sharing program for the companies workforce in 1887.
As a result, these shows often became commonly known as "soap operas." Throughout the twentieth century, Procter & Gamble continued to prosper.
The company moved into other countries, both in terms of manufacturing and product sales, becoming an international corporation.
As electricity became more and more common, there was less need for the candles that Procter & Gamble had made since its inception.
Eventually the company chose to stop manufacturing candles in 1920.
The Beauty segment provides antiperspirants, deodorants, cosmetics, hair care products, personal cleansings, prestige products, and skin care products.
The Grooming segment offers blades and razors, electronic hair removal devices, hair care appliances.