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2009-12-30 13:19:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actress Gabourey Sidibe, star of the film "Precious," visited the Duracell Smart Power Lab to mark the meeting of the power generation goal to light the 2010 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Power Lab opened Nov. 23, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate more than 32,000 watt hours of energy, which will power the 2010 numerals for at...

2009-11-19 14:41:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by a host of special VIP pedalers, visitors to New York City today helped Duracell kick off the energy collection that will power the lighting of the iconic 2010 numerals on New Year's Eve during a special sneak peek in Times Square. The company unveiled specially-designed Power Rovers that will be featured in the Duracell Smart Power Lab, which officially opens November 23, 2009, at the Charmin Restrooms in the heart of Times Square....

2009-11-16 09:35:00

BOSTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Gillette [PG] and EA SPORTS(TM), a label of Electronic Arts Inc., (Nasdaq: ERTS), today announced the Second Annual "Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming Tournament on Xbox 360," the world's largest multi-sport online gaming competition that pits gamers from around the globe against each other, and ultimately for the winners, against some of the biggest names in the world of sports, including Gillette Champion Tiger Woods. The Tournament, which...

2009-11-05 10:48:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158568/Mens-Grooming-Products-A-Global-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Male-specific body wash, deodorant, hair gel, shaving cream, razors, moisturizer, etc., constitute one of those markets that now outpace the overall beauty/grooming retail markets in many countries of the world,...

2009-09-28 08:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) -- Gillette® [PG] today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign introducing the latest entry into the Gillette Fusion® razor family -- the Gillette Fusion MVP(TM). The campaign features Atlanta Falcons' quarterback and the NFL's 2008 Rookie of the Year Matt Ryan. The razor features a sleek new look and Fusion's five-blade shaving surface for unsurpassed comfort and proven performance...

2009-09-10 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Febreze(R), the leading home freshening brand, and the National Football League (NFL), announced a sponsorship deal today to provide football fans and moms alike a game plan for freshness. To tackle odors on the field and in the home, Febreze has teamed up with America's "first lady of football" Olivia Manning to share tips and solutions for everything from freshening the home on game day to eliminating sweat odors on sports gear. "I'm excited to...

2009-09-09 13:46:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- There may have been six flags over Texas, but there could soon be more than 20 Mr. Clean Car Washes in the Lone Star State. Mr. Clean Car Wash has announced that it expects to open its first Texas franchise in Round Rock, just outside Austin, by spring 2010. Mr. Clean Car Wash is operated by Agile Pursuits Franchising, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), and executives have strategically selected eastern...

2009-09-08 13:50:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading television industry publications Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable have announced that they will present the coveted, annual Achievement in Hispanic Television Award to an advertiser and to its executive responsible for that company's commitment to Hispanic audiences. This year's award will be presented to one of the leading advertisers on Hispanic television, Procter & Gamble and notably to Edgar Sandoval who is the executive who...

2009-08-19 16:04:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today announced a three-year, integrated, marketing partnership with the New England Patriots of the National Football League and the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer. The agreement establishes American as the Official Airline and the Official Sponsor of both teams and of Gillette Stadium. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. "We have a long history of service in Boston, and we are thrilled to be...

2009-07-09 09:07:00

Youngest Race Winner Appears with New Gillette Young Guns Teammates in Gillette Ad Campaign BOSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) - Gillette(R) [PG], the world's leading grooming brand, today announced that it will heat things up this summer by adding recent NASCAR race winner Joey Logano, driver of the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota, to its elite group of Gillette Young Guns Drivers which includes Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman....


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2010-10-06 21:40:54

A safety razor, designed to protect the user from serious injury, is a razor where the facial skin is protected from all but the very edge of the blade. Prior to using a safety razor, most men used a straight razor. These razors, although still available today, are not used very often due to the skill and attention required for use. Jean-Jacques Perret invented the safety razor. A rare safety razor design called "Comfort", although not truly a safety razor, was a landmark design. In...

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