NEW YORK — Double-digit growth in beauty and health care led the Procter & Gamble Co. to post solid earnings growth in the second quarter.
For the three months ended Dec. 31, the Cincinnati-based megamanufacturer reported net income rose 15 percent to $1.49 billion, or $1.06 a diluted share. That compares with last year’s profits of $1.3 billion, or 93 cents.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"