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2010-06-22 07:47:00

Challenge Encourages Consumers to Join the Effort with Donations Matched Dollar-for-Dollar CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) are partnering in the "Dr Pepper Challenge," which will support the development of the world's largest Ronald McDonald House® in Chicago, set to open in 2012. As part of the Challenge, Dr Pepper has pledged...

2010-05-26 09:03:00

PLANO, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) has received the 2010 Company of the Year award at The Beverage Forum. The honor is awarded by the Beverage Marketing Corporation and Beverage World magazine and recognizes the company's outstanding performance, flavor leadership and innovation. DPS was honored at the annual beverage industry conference in the large company category. "We are proud of our achievements and deeply honored to accept this...

2010-05-24 01:01:00

PLANO, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Snapple says, "You're hired" to The Celebrity Apprentice-inspired teas handcrafted by finalists Bret Michaels and Holly Robinson Peete. Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea and Holly Robinson Peete's Snapple Compassionberry Tea were created as part of the show's final task and are now available nationwide for a limited time only. To see a list of participating retailers, visit us online at Snapple.com. (Photo:...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) today announced its partnership with KaBOOM! - the national non-profit dedicated to saving play. Support for fit and active lifestyles is at the heart of the company's corporate social responsibility program, and through this partnership, DPS and KaBOOM! will work together to build better communities, one playground at a time. "As a company, we strive to make a difference in the communities in which we do...

2010-04-21 11:49:00

PLANO, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of a partnership between Dr Pepper and Marvel Studios, Stan Lee, the celebrated comic book creator, will appear in a new advertising campaign saluting Iron Man 2. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/drpepper/43497/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100421/MM85671 ) In the spot, Lee makes a cameo as a Stark Industries custodian dusting a collection of...

2010-02-09 15:39:00

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) has joined First Lady Michelle Obama and other leading beverage companies to improve product labeling by listing calories more prominently on containers, vending machines and fountain equipment. In Washington, D.C. today, the First Lady announced her goal to eliminate childhood obesity in a generation. In launching the "Let's Move" campaign, the First Lady aims to help parents deal with what many consider...

2010-01-25 07:34:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raise a bottle of Dr Pepper today to toast the 125th anniversary of America's oldest major soft drink. Since its modest beginnings in 1885 as the concoction Charles Alderton created at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas, the drink formerly known as the "Waco" has grown into a beloved national brand. After it was first poured, Dr Pepper gained such widespread consumer favor that other soda fountain operators began buying the...

2010-01-12 05:04:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper is giving one lucky fan an unrivaled experience at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) in Las Vegas this April. The winner and a guest will enjoy a weekend of country music with tickets to the awards show, as well as passes to a special Dr Pepper Welcome Reception with Sugarland and the post awards ACM All-Star Jam. Fans can enter for a chance to win at drpepper.com now through March 31. "Country music...

2010-01-05 05:03:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper, the oldest major soft drink in the U.S., is teaming up with legendary rockers KISS as a first-time advertiser during Super Bowl XLIV. The ad will air in the second quarter of the big game and feature Gene Simmons returning as "Dr. Love" in the next evolution of the brand's "Trust Me, I'm a Dr" campaign. Paul Stanley and the entire KISS lineup will join Simmons to describe Dr Pepper Cherry's uniquely smooth taste - achieved with a "kiss" of...

2009-10-07 11:04:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- George Burns and Rodney Junior, owners of Brothers III Enterprises, announced their decision to take action against the basketball legend, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, for stealing their commercial idea to use "fictitious doctors" to boost sales for the soda product, Dr. Pepper. Burns met Erving at the Red Rock Resort and Casino, located in Las Vegas in November 2007. It was there Burns pitched his commercial idea and Erving expressed interest to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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