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  • April 6, 2006 - 9:00am

    Bounce(R) Dryer Sheets Partners with Curves to Help Women Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle

    Spring is a season of renewal and the perfect time to reinvigorate every aspect of your life. To help women get both their homes and themselves into shape this spring, Bounce(R) dryer sheets has partnered with Curves fitness franchise for a special Bounce(R) Into Spring promotion. Together their partnership offers this promotion that will provide smart shortcuts to help consumers and their homes look and feel refreshed. "Our partnershipmore...
  • April 4, 2006 - 8:08am

    Cleaning Tips from the Experts Help Keep Germs Around the Office at Bay

    In the United States' work-driven society, 75 percent of office workers eat lunch at their desks two or three times a week. In addition to increased productivity, this also leads to an increase in something else -- the level of bacteria on office desks. According to a recent study by Dr. Charles Gerba from the University of Arizona, the average office desk is home to 5,015 germs per square inch, 400 times more bacteria than the average toiletmore...
  • April 4, 2006 - 8:08am

    Companies Resolve Lawsuits

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) announced today their settlement of two patent infringement lawsuits. The first suit involved a P&G patent relating to the calcium fortification of orange juice, and the second suit related to a preservative system used in a number of noncarbonated Coca-Cola products. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but the settlement allows Coca-Cola tomore...
  • 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...