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  • April 3, 2006 - 10:01am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) through its wholly owned subsidiary, The Gillette Company, has filed a lawsuit against Ranir, LLC, a private label manufacturer and distributor of oral care products, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The lawsuit alleges that Ranir infringes patents owned by Gillette's Braun company. Ranir sells replacement toothbrush heads specifically designed to fitmore...
  • March 23, 2006 - 8:08am
    Duracell, part of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), today announced that it is acquiring Garrity Industries, a private U.S.-based manufacturer and marketer of lighting products. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Known for its innovation, product quality and design, Garrity Industries offers some of the most technically advanced flashlights on the market and has strong retail distribution for its products. Garrity is amore...
  • March 14, 2006 - 10:08am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and Tambrands, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, has filed a lawsuit for trademark and trade dress infringement and unfair competition against First Quality Hygienics, a private label manufacturer. The lawsuit, filed in US Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York, alleges that First Quality Hygienics infringes on the registered trademarks and packaging trade dress of P&G's Tampaxmore...
  • March 13, 2006 - 4:16pm
    The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) declared an increase in the quarterly dividend on its Common Stock and on its Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock from $0.28 to $0.31 per share, payable on or after May 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 21, 2006. P&G has been paying dividends without interruption since incorporation in 1890. Clayt Daleymore...
  • March 13, 2006 - 8:08am
    Today, Approva Corporation, a leader in enterprise controls management software, announced the licensing of its BizRights(R) platform and Enterprise Controls Suite to The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) to manage business controls across P&G's global SAP deployment. In addition, as part of the agreement P&G is making its internally-developed controls management solution available to Approva to incorporate into future versions ofmore...
  • February 27, 2006 - 8:08am

    New Iams(R) Tartar Treats Deliver Tasty Chew Along With Promoting Dental Health Benefits

    February is Pet Dental Health Month, and The Iams Company is celebrating with the launch of Iams(R) Tartar Treats(TM) for dogs, a delicious edible hard chew that also assists in providing tartar reduction for improved dental health. "More than 80 percent of veterinarians surveyed have listed oral health problems as a top challenge they see in dogs as they get older," said Dr. Dan Carey, a veterinarian with The Iams Company. "The designmore...
  • February 27, 2006 - 8:08am

    - Pantene and Entertainment Industry Foundation(TM) Join Forces to Encourage Hair Donations Nationwide -

    Award-winning actress Diane Lane announced today she will cut off her hair and donate it to launch a new charitable campaign called Pantene Beautiful Lengths in July 2006. In partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), the leading charitable organization in the entertainment business, Pantene's campaign will be the first in the country to encourage women and men to grow, cut and donate their healthy hair to make wigs for womenmore...
  • February 22, 2006 - 8:08am
    Still have that blouse with shoulder pads in your closet? Well, that fad might not be back anytime soon, but this season the color black is back and better than ever. Fashion guru Phillip Bloch offers some tips to help keep your black clothing looking great. Radio News Feature You can reach the story directly by going to http://media.medialink.com/home.aspx?story=31669 This multimedia news story is for free andmore...
  • February 22, 2006 - 8:08am

    P&G Professional™ Offers an On-Premise Laundry Program that Improves the Work Environment through Trusted Brands with Great Performance

    Upon entering a hotel room, it's easy to overlook the fact that substantial work goes into creating a comfortable and satisfying home-away-from-home experience. Those charged with the most fundamental part of the hotel experience – cleaning rooms and linens – put a lot of energy into maintaining the physical quality of a lodging facility. And, this is no minor task for the housekeepers of the world. According to travel industry websitemore...
  • February 22, 2006 - 8:08am

    LIVE Audition Process Begins Today in New York City as the Nationwide Search for the Next Ivory Family Heats Up

    Ivory Introduces New Lavender Bar Soap and Body Wash to America

    Ivory, the "trusted family soap" for more than 125 years, hits the road today with its first LIVE audition event in New York City to support the brand's nationwide search to find the next Ivory Family. It's been 40 years since "real" Ivory families told us "young-looking skin runs in an Ivory Soap family" in the 1960s "generations" ad campaign. Inspired by the classic ads, Ivory is looking for three generations -- a grandmother, mother and childmore...