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2011-01-31 02:00:00

KRONBERG, Germany, January 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Braun, the internationally leading manufacturer of small electric appliances is celebrating its 90-year company anniversary on February 1, 2011. Founded by Max Braun in 1921, Braun today is a globally successful brand and the world market leader in the foil shaver, epilator and handblender segments. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110131/431921-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110131/431921-b )...

2011-01-01 00:18:30

Smart Power Lab to be deployed across the country in 2011 to provide power relief for areas recovering from natural disasters Bethel, CT (PRWEB) December 31, 2010 For the third consecutive year, Duracell collected human-generated power to light the 2011 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Smart Power Lab opened November 30, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate energy, which powered...

2010-12-31 07:36:00

BOSTON, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gillette [PG] today announced the launch of its expanded Gillette Young Guns program by unveiling the 2011 roster of six rising stars in their respective sports: Matt Ryan and Ray Rice from football, Evan Longoria and Carlos Gonzalez from baseball and Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch from auto racing. Gillette Young Guns is a sports marketing platform connecting Gillette's full line of grooming products with avid sports fans in North America. The program...

2010-12-14 15:30:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced the appointment of Susan Desmond-Hellmann, 53, Chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to its board of directors. The appointment was made effective December 13, 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/CL17377 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090115/CLTH035LOGO-a ) "Susan's breadth of experience in the health care...

2010-12-09 15:58:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobile Duracell Smart Power Lab continued its tour of New York City today with a visit to one of New York's centers of fashion, the Meatpacking District. Carson Kressley, Robert Verdi, Tinsley Mortimer, Joey Wolffer, Eric Goldstein, Charlotte Ronson, Richie Rich, and Jo Lance, not only helped welcome the mobile pop-up, but also jumped on Power Rovers to help Duracell light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. (Photo:...

2010-12-07 08:36:00

WASHINGTON and MOSCOW, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- P&G (NYSE: PG) today announced a multi-year partnership with National Hockey League star, Alex Ovechkin to serve as a Gillette Brand Ambassador. Ovechkin will appear in advertising and marketing activities in support of the world's leading male grooming brand in Russia and Eastern Europe and will collaborate with Gillette to create charity programs that will contribute to youth hockey development in the region, as well as the...

2010-11-30 16:01:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell announced today it will continue the tradition of powering the New Year by launching Smart Power Labs in New York that will allow people to donate their energy to light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. Visitors can ride Duracell Power Rovers at multiple locations, including inside the Times Square Visitor Center, and aboard a pop-up Mobile Smart Power Lab which will visit locations across New York City through the...

2010-11-10 11:26:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To kickoff a new decade of Patriots football, a hometown favorite and the #1 brand in New England is now the new top dog at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots (www.patriots.com) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute the Kayem Franks & Sausage at Patriots games, and make Kayem the Official Brand of Franks and Sausage of the New England...

2010-11-09 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Services Global, Inc. today announces at the 2010 m-Health Summit in Washington, DC an innovative learning partnership with The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), aimed at advancing a scalable, self-sustaining model for delivery of water, healthcare, and other benefits to underserved rural communities in developing countries. The effort targets the millions of people who currently lack reliable access to safe drinking water and...

2010-10-29 08:30:00

BOSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a proposed class action settlement with The Gillette Company in a class action lawsuit called In re M3Power Razor System Marketing & Sales Practices Litigation. The lawsuit claims that Gillette's advertisements stating that the M3Power Razor ("M3P") "raises or stimulates hair up and away from the skin" were false and misleading and violated consumer-related laws in the USA and Canada. In mid-2005, Gillette deleted those...


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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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