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  • 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...
  • June 22, 2006 - 8:08am

    New Packaging Introduced to Help Consumers Navigate the Coffee Aisle

    Millstone Coffee, a division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), announced today the introduction of three new roasts that are both Organic and Fair Trade Certified: Organic Nicaraguan Mountain Twilight Blend(TM), a medium-dark roast with a delightful aroma and smooth, rich taste; Organic Deep Peruvian Forest Blend(TM) a dark roast with lightly floral acidity and a clean finish; and Organic Mayan Black Onyx Blend(TM), the darkest roast of themore...
  • June 14, 2006 - 9:00am

    Leading Male Grooming Brand Announces Fifth Annual Old Spice Sweatiest Cities Study

    In anticipation of the first day of summer on Wednesday, June 21, Old Spice today announced its Fifth Annual Top-100 Sweatiest Cities List -- a ranking of the nation's heaviest sweaters during the summer months. For the third time in four years, the No. 1 perspiration producer is Phoenix. The top honor also went to the famed desert city in 2005 and 2003. The average Phoenix resident produced 26 ounces of sweat per hour during amore...
  • June 8, 2006 - 8:08am
    Duracell this week revealed a Super Hero-themed commercial as the latest spot in its successful "Trusted Everywhere" advertising campaign. The new ad, entitled "Superman," was unveiled as a part of an integrated promotional partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures, tied to the release of the Studio's forthcoming action adventure Superman Returns, which arrives in theaters on June 28. The 15-second spot begins with several visual cues frommore...
  • June 7, 2006 - 4:46pm
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) confirmed previously announced sales and earnings guidance for the April to June quarter of fiscal year 2005/06. The company stated that it continues to expect sales growth for the quarter of 20 percent to 24 percent and diluted earnings per share of $0.52 to $0.54. In addition, P&G announced that the release date of final results for the April to June quarter and for fiscal year 2005/06more...
  • June 7, 2006 - 3:17pm
    John P. Goodwin, Treasurer, and Christopher de Lapuente, President-Global Hair Care, of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) will be the featured speakers at the Deutsche Bank Global Retail and Consumer Conference in Paris on Monday, June 12, 2006 beginning at 9:00 a.m. CEST, 3:00 a.m. ET. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast at www.pg.com/investors, beginning at 3:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will also be availablemore...
  • June 7, 2006 - 8:08am
    Gillette, part of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), and Major League Baseball today announced a nationwide effort to help raise awareness of the risks, symptoms and benefits of early detection of prostate cancer. Gillette will become the presenting sponsor of the annual Major League Baseball Father's Day prostate cancer awareness initiative. The joint Father's Day initiative, which benefits the Prostate Cancermore...