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  • April 20, 2006 - 7:00am

    P&G Professional offers hotels products that make odor removal cost-effective

    The number of American hotel rooms reserved for smokers is on the decline according to research by PricewaterhouseCoopers. And with the profitability of remaining smoking rooms in question, it's no surprise that major national hotel chains are beginning to decrease their total number of smoking rooms or become non-smoking facilities altogether. The challenge of converting smoking rooms to non-smoking rooms and keeping remaining smokingmore...
  • April 18, 2006 - 9:00am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced that a settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed by P&G against Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc., on Feb. 15, 2006. The suit alleged that Vi-Jon, a private label manufacturer of health and beauty products, infringed on and diluted the unique trade dress of P&G's Crest Pro- Health Rinse, and also engaged in false advertising of its own mouthwash product ("Vi-Jon Rinse"), soldmore...
  • April 17, 2006 - 10:01am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today the following management changes effective immediately: R. Kerry Clark (53), vice chair of the Board-P&G Family Heath, will retire after 32 years of service. Cardinal Health has announced that Mr. Clark has been named chief executive officer effective immediately. Bruce L. Byrnes (58), vice chair of the Board-P&G Household Care, in additionmore...
  • April 10, 2006 - 8:08am

    Innovative Fiber Supplement Makes It Easy to Add Fiber to Your Favorite Meals Without Changing Taste, Texture or Enjoyment

    Recognizing the increasing interest among Americans to improve their diets in an effort to be more health-conscious, The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), the maker of Metamucil, has launched Fibersure. Fibersure is an all-natural, clear-mixing powder that can be easily incorporated into most foods and beverages to provide an immediate boost in fiber content. This latest innovation in dietary supplements addresses the widely recognizedmore...
  • 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...