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  • August 2, 2006 - 7:00am

    Fiscal year organic sales up 7%, base business EPS up 12% to 13%

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced net sales growth of 25 percent during the April - June quarter to $17.84 billion and 20 percent for the fiscal year to $68.22 billion, including the addition of Gillette. Organic sales, which exclude the impacts of acquisitions, divestitures and foreign exchange, increased eight percent during the quarter and seven percent for the fiscal year. Organic sales growth in both periods was wellmore...
  • July 31, 2006 - 8:30am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter and fiscal year-end earnings results on Wed., Aug. 2, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chairman, President and Chief Executive A.G. Lafley, Chief Financial Officer Clayton C. Daley, Jr., and Treasurer John P. Goodwin will discuss the quarter's results via the live webcast. The news release detailing fourth quarter and fiscal year-end earnings results will be issuedmore...
  • July 18, 2006 - 3:00pm

    A "Sink Full Of Suds" In Convenient Packets For People On The Go

    Cotton Buds, Inc., an Anaheim, Calif. Manufacturer of innovative travel-size personal hygiene toiletries, has been granted an exclusive license from The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) to produce, market and distribute Tide Liquid Detergent Travel Sink Packets. This unique new product offers consumers their favorite laundry detergent in single-use "sink" packets, making laundering a few items by hand simple and convenient when travelingmore...
  • July 13, 2006 - 8:08am

    'Comin' To Your City' Tour Features Patriotic New Single, Local Heroes and a Summer Full of Adventure

    Prilosec OTC, the number-1 selling over-the-counter heartburn medicine*, has teamed up with country music stars Big & Rich on a whirlwind summer adventure that promises to entertain and educate fans. At the cornerstone of the promotion is a program designed to honor the nation's heroes, from veterans to moms to firefighters. Who is Your Hero? With the recent launch of Big & Rich's "8th of November" single, a songmore...
  • July 11, 2006 - 8:08am
    Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and ARYx Therapeutics, a private drug discovery and development company, today announced a strategic alliance under which P&G will develop and commercialize ARYx's novel drug, ATI-7505, for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastroparesis (delayed emptying of the stomachmore...
  • July 11, 2006 - 8:08am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-one cents ($0.31) per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after August 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 21, 2006. The company has been paying dividends without interruption sincemore...
  • July 11, 2006 - 8:08am
    On Tuesday July 11, 2006 on Capitol Hill, the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation (IPOEF) awarded the 2006 Inventor of the Year Award to two Procter & Gamble scientists - Dr. Philip Frank Souter and Colin Ure. The IPOEF program, now in its 33rd year, honors the spirit of American innovation and the protection offered to American inventors under the U.S. patent system. House Judiciary Chairman Jim Sensenbrennermore...
  • July 5, 2006 - 8:08am

    Proper Procedures in the Kitchen and Knowledgeable Restaurant Patrons can Make a Difference

    As warmer weather and summer travel swing into full force, so do cases of foodborne illness, according to the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The busy summer travel season can make it difficult for restaurant kitchen staff members to keep up with the many details of food safety -- and a slip up in this area can compromise the health of customers, which in turn can lead to a big hit on a restaurant's bottom line. "more...
  • July 5, 2006 - 8:08am
    More babies are born in the summer months than any other time of the year, making it the hottest season for baby showers. New and expecting moms will receive many gifts at their showers, but according to celebrity nursery designer, author, and mom of four, Wendy Bellissimo, they'll appreciate practical gifts they'll use every day. Listen to this report at: http://media.medialink.com/WebNR.aspx?story=32178more...
  • June 28, 2006 - 7:00am

    Hoteliers share what they've learned about accommodating to a new breed of clientele

    Hotels are always looking for new ways to attract guests, particularly during the busy summer travel season. As a result, more and more hotels are allowing guests to bring their pets with them when they vacation. In fact, AAA estimates that the number of hotels that accept pets has increased by 28 percent since 2003. Considering that the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA) has found that more than 29 million Americans takemore...