News Releases: 2007

  • December 19, 2007 - 8:08am

    Bride to Wear Toilet Paper Wedding Gown; Couple "Flush" With Excitement

    Please join us for the wedding of Jennifer Cannon and Doy Nichols at the Charmin Restrooms, New York City's only free, luxury public restrooms. The happy couple will say "I do" in front of their friends and family, and the bride will be wearing a toilet paper wedding dress designed by the winner of the 2007 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, Hanah Kim. The dress is intricately detailed and has been hand-made using the Charmin brands: Ultra Softmore...
  • December 18, 2007 - 2:46pm

    Actor/Singer joined Tide to welcome families back into newly rebuilt homes with festive caroling celebration

    Yesterday, Tide(R) returned to New Orleans to bring ten families home for the holidays with a festive caroling celebration led by Taye Diggs, star of ABC's hit show "Private Practice" and original cast member of the Broadway musical "Rent." Over the past few months, Tide rebuilt ten homes for these families in one of New Orleans' most impacted areas, St. Bernard Parish, as part of its commitment to helping families affected by Hurricane Katrinamore...
  • December 12, 2007 - 5:52pm
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has filed a lawsuit against Fruit of the Earth, Inc. of Irving, Texas, for the infringement of various patents and its Olay Regenerist trade dress. The suit, filed today in the United States Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Cincinnati involves the company's Olay Regenerist brand. P&G claims infringement on three patents as well as trade dress infringement of themore...
  • December 12, 2007 - 8:08am

    Promotion Offers Consumers the Chance to Win Private Training Session with Champion Golf Coach

    Gillette, part of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), is offering consumers a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn how to look and play like a like real champion with a private training session from legendary golf coach, Hank Haney. As part of the Gillette Champions program, the online Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game promotion, which runs through April 15, 2008, will give one lucky consumer the grand prize of a three day,more...
  • December 5, 2007 - 8:00am

    Findings reinforce the benefits of Asacol for ulcerative colitis patients

    Data from two Phase III clinical trials support that Asacol, an oral, non-steroidal medication that belongs to the class of agents known as 5-aminosalicylic acids (5-ASAs), is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for patients with all extents of ulcerative colitis (UC), including isolated proctitis. The results showed that patients with isolated proctitis who took Asacol, dosed at 2.4 g/day for six weeks, experienced significant improvementmore...
  • December 4, 2007 - 8:00am

    Breslin and Five Duracell Holiday Ambassadors Launch Campaign in New York City to Power Smiles in Children's Hospitals This Holiday Season

    Joined by Academy Award(R) nominated actress Abigail Breslin, Duracell today announced the winners of a nationwide search for five Holiday Ambassadors at an event in New York City. The Duracell Holiday Ambassadors will accompany Breslin, best known for her role in "Little Miss Sunshine," to promote the Duracell Power A Smile(TM) campaign, which aims to spread the joy and elation of powering up a gift for the first time to those most in needmore...
  • November 27, 2007 - 10:00am

    Procter & Gamble Brings Clinically Proven Probiotic to Store Shelves

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) today announced that Align, a probiotic supplement new to store shelves, will now be sold in St. Louis, Cincinnati and Dallas. Align is a daily probiotic supplement -- a source of healthy bacteria that builds and maintains a natural defense against a full range of episodic digestive upsets, such as constipation, diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, urgency, gas and bloating*. Align is the only probiotic supplement thatmore...
  • November 20, 2007 - 8:00am
    Today Procter & Gamble sadly mourns the death of long-time Charmin pitchman, actor Dick Wilson. Wilson was known by millions of Americans as Mr. Whipple, the grocer who pleaded with his customers, "Please don't squeeze the Charmin." Wilson was first introduced to consumers as Mr. Whipple in 1964. He went on to star in more than 500 Charmin commercials during the next 20 years, making him the third most recognized person in Americamore...
  • November 20, 2007 - 6:00am
    Yesterday, actress Molly Shannon opened up 20 free, deluxe fully-staffed public restrooms in New York City as the Charmin(R) Restrooms made its triumphant return to Times Square in time for the holiday season and New York City's Thanksgiving Day Parade. More than 420,000 people from 100 countries and all 50 states visited the Restrooms during the 2006 holiday season. The 2007 facilities once again feature 20 plush restrooms, offeringmore...
  • November 19, 2007 - 2:30pm

    QUEEN OF THE THRONE: MOLLY SHANNON PERFORMS THE CEREMONIAL 'FIRST FLUSH' AT THE CHARMIN RESTROOMS OPENING

    Tourists and New Yorkers can rediscover the luxury of free, fully-staffed public restrooms in New York City as the Charmin(R) Restrooms return to Times Square this holiday season. Actress and NYC mom, Molly Shannon will inaugurate the stalls with the ceremonial "first flush" and ribbon cutting. More than 420,000 people from 100 countries and all 50 states visited the Restrooms last year. The 2007 facilities once again feature 20 plushmore...