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  • August 16, 2006 - 11:24am

    In Wake of New Security Regulations Banning Most Toiletries in Carry-On Luggage, Crest Offers Free Smile Packs of Toothpaste, Rinse and Floss at Major Avis Locations

    Airline passengers may not have a lot to smile about lately, but America's leading oral care brand Crest hopes to brighten their day a bit. Starting this week and continuing while supplies last, Crest is offering more than 25,000 free Crest Smile Packs -- each worth more than $10 (retail value). Packs include full-size toothpaste, rinse and dental floss and will be available to travelers exclusively at Avis locations in 25 of the top US airportsmore...
  • August 16, 2006 - 9:00am

    Michigan Resident Wins Chance to Get Behind the Scenes with the Dallas Cowboys For the Entire 2006 NFL Season

    The Dallas Cowboys have just announced a surprise new team member, Chris V. from Michigan for the upcoming season. Chris is the grand prize winner of the Prilosec OTC NFL Season of a Lifetime Sweepstakes which, for the first time will allow one lucky fan and three guests unprecedented access to their favorite NFL team for the 2006 season. Chris, a 32-year old software developer, has been an avid football fan his entire life. Once hemore...
  • August 15, 2006 - 6:39pm

    At Under $20, New Oral-B Vitality Precision Clean Reduces Up to 2x More Plaque Than a Regular Manual Toothbrush

    P&G (NYSE: PG) today announced the introduction of Oral-B Vitality, a new line of affordable power toothbrushes now available in stores. The introduction of Vitality marks the first time that a line up of effective power toothbrushes will be available for an affordable price of less than $20, including a brush with Sonic technology. The new Oral-B toothbrush can help the more than 80% of Americans who still use a regular manual brush step-upmore...
  • August 14, 2006 - 8:08am

    12 Million Men in U.S. at Risk for this Fragile Bone Disease

    On August 11, 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Actonel(R) (risedronate sodium tablets) 35 mg for treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. FDA approval of this new indication for Actonel opens the door for more men with osteoporosis to benefit from Actonel treatment. Actonel 5 mg was approved in 2000 for use in men and women to prevent and treat certain forms of steroid-induced osteoporosis. Actonel 35more...
  • August 11, 2006 - 8:08am

    The First and Only Toothpaste to Receive the ADA Seal of Acceptance for this Combination of Benefits: Cavities, Plaque, Gingivitis, Sensitivity, and Whitening

    From Crest, the brand that changed America's oral care with the introduction of the first clinically-proven fluoride toothpaste in 1955 and Whitestrips in 2000, comes new Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste. This breakthrough dentifrice marks a significant advance in at-home oral care by providing a number of therapeutic oral health and whitening benefits combined in one product. Its exclusive, proprietary Crest technology, the Polyfluorite System™,more...
  • August 7, 2006 - 10:13am

    - New Laundry Detergent Incorporates Naturally Inspired Scents -

    Can a scent change your mood? Now, in addition to burning candles and spraying a hint of air freshener, you can rely on your clothes for an incredible scent experience. This August, Tide(R) will launch Tide(R) Simple Pleasures(TM), a new detergent that adds an innovative dimension to the laundry experience. It incorporates naturally inspired scents, which imbue fabrics with a variety of captivating fragrances. As scent is increasinglymore...
  • August 2, 2006 - 3:44pm

    Lawsuit Focuses on Beauty Brands

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has filed a lawsuit against Perrigo New York, Inc., formerly known as Clay-Park Labs, Inc., a private label manufacturer of beauty products, for trade dress, trademark and patent infringement. Clay-Park Labs makes products for a number of retailers in the United States. The suit was filed today in U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The suit claims intellectual propertymore...
  • 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...