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  • January 30, 2007 - 7:00am

    Sales Up 8%, Blades & Razors and Fabric Care & Home Care Sales Up 11%

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced net sales growth of eight percent to $19.73 billion in the October - December quarter. Sales growth was driven by Blades & Razors and Fabric Care & Home Care, both up 11 percent during the quarter. Organic volume and sales grew five percent, with all reportable segments and geographic regions delivering organic volume growth during the quarter. Earnings per share increased 17 percentmore...
  • January 26, 2007 - 1:03pm

    Procter & Gamble's Duracell and A123Systems Collaborate on Future Products

    A123Systems, one of the world's leading suppliers of high-power lithium-ion batteries, today announced it has completed a $40 million round of funding, bringing the total capital invested in the company to $102 million. A123Systems will use these funds to scale its technology development and manufacturing capacity for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) batteries, as well as to support the fast growing demand in the power toolmore...
  • January 23, 2007 - 9:43am

    Entertainment Expert & New Challenge Offers People Heartburn-Free Super Bowl

    A new survey of Super Bowl fans finds that the most-wanted foods for game-day may also be the ones most likely avoided -- all due to heartburn. Eighty-percent of frequent heartburn sufferers surveyed said that food is a must have at a Super Bowl party, and that the top three favorites on game day were pizza, nachos and potato chips. Many also said that they already avoid spicy (66%), greasy (57%) and tomato- based foods (39%) -- meaning that themore...
  • January 22, 2007 - 5:00pm
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today that it has acquired HDS Cosmetics Lab Inc., the company that manufactures and markets Doctor's Dermatologic Formula (DDF) skin care, from North Castle Partners, a private equity firm. The DDF line of products designed for specific skin concerns such as anti-aging, acne, hyperpigmentation and sun protection are sold in specialty retail, department stores and select spas throughout themore...
  • January 22, 2007 - 9:00am

    Educational Program Helps Seniors Understand Medicare Part D Coverage, Manage Prescription Spending

    As Medicare Part D enters its second year, Medicare experts have come together to develop a program to help seniors avoid the coverage gap -- the point at which Medicare stops paying for any portion of prescription medications and patients have to pay 100 percent of the medication costs out-of-pocket. In 2006, an estimated four million seniors fell into this gap, and many of them were caught off guard as they simply were not aware that the gapmore...
  • January 17, 2007 - 11:42am
    Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has partnered with ScriptAssist to offer a Nurse Call- Back Program for patients prescribed Asacol. This nationwide program will encourage patient adherence to medication through education and support. The personalized, six-month, no-cost, confidential program is offered to all patients currently taking Asacol to treat their ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBDmore...
  • January 16, 2007 - 8:30am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2006/07 earnings results on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive A. G. Lafley, Chief Financial Officer Clayton C. Daley, Jr., and Vice President and Treasurer John P. Goodwin will discuss the quarter's results via the live webcast. The news release detailing second quarter results will bemore...
  • January 16, 2007 - 8:08am

    Advanced MRI Technology Utilized in Cancer Study of Canine First Responders Heralds Positive Results for Hero Dogs

    Through state-of-the-art MRI technology, veterinarians from Iams Pet Food, the University of Pennsylvania, and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation have tracked the physical changes of 10 first responders of the 9/11 terrorist attacks for the past five years. At the conclusion of the study today, the canines were given a clean bill of health. No signs of nasal carcinoma have been detected that can be directly linked to their work onmore...
  • January 10, 2007 - 8:08am

    Announces $35-$50 Million New Investment in the Gillette World Shaving Headquarters

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced it will invest $35 to $50 million in its South Boston Manufacturing Center, a state-of-the-art facility also known as Gillette World Shaving Headquarters. The 33-acre South Boston site will house Research and Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing and business support related to the Gillette Blade and Razor business. Employees now located in the Prudentialmore...
  • January 9, 2007 - 11:27am
    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 Feb. 15, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 19, 2007. The company has been paying dividends without interruption sincemore...