Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
In 1969, Oil-Dri Corporation of America was incorporated in Delaware as the successor to an Illinois corporation incorporated in 1946; the Illinois corporation was the successor to a partnership that commenced business in 1941. Except as otherwise indicated herein or as the context otherwise requires, references to “Oil-Dri,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our” refer to Oil-Dri Corporation of America and its subsidiaries. GENERAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS During fiscal 2013 we experienced strong sales growth in global markets for products in our Business to Business Products Group. Also contributing to fiscal 2013 results were reduced trade spending and lower advertising in our Retail and Wholesale Products Group, following substantial promotions spending in fiscal 2012 for our new Cat's Pride Fresh & Light products. ... More ...