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2010-10-28 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) will release its P&G brandSAVER coupon booklet on Sunday, October 31, with more than $113 in savings featuring the Have You Tried This Yet? campaign. The Have You Tried This Yet? campaign is a P&G initiative designed to help shoppers cut through the clutter and make informed purchase decisions by bundling some of P&G's most innovative products launched over the past 6 to 18 months...

2010-09-28 09:08:00

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Foodies and football fans are invited to watch as three New Englanders vie for the winning dish in Ocean Spray's 2nd Annual Tailgating Recipe Contest Oct. 2, at Gillette Stadium. Chef Ming Tsai, host of public television's Emmy-nominated Simply Ming and chef/owner of the award-winning Blue Ginger and New England Patriots Hall of Famer Steve Grogan will judge the entries and announce the winner. The cook-off coincides with the debut of Ocean...

2010-09-23 16:51:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) has long been a committed leader in advertising that reaches the Hispanic TV viewing audience and their history of delivering brand messaging has often been adjusted to meet the market's changes. Attendees at the Eighth Annual Hispanic Television Summit, held at the Hilton New York Hotel, on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 will enjoy a look back at Hispanic TV advertising, and see new creative strategies P&G plans for...

2010-09-22 10:17:00

BOSTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Gillette (NYSE: PG) and The Kraft Group today announced an extension to their strategic marketing and business partnership that includes exclusive naming and sponsorship rights of Gillette Stadium through the 2031 football season. The 68,756-seat, open-air facility, home of the New England Patriots of the National Football League and the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer, has been named "Gillette Stadium" since August 2002. (Photo:...

2010-08-12 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced plans to use renewable, sustainable, sugarcane-derived plastic on selected packaging on its Pantene Pro-V®, COVERGIRL® and Max Factor® brands. Sugarcane-derived plastic is a significant development in sustainable packaging because it is made from a renewable resource, unlike traditional plastic, which is made from non-renewable...

2010-07-14 16:00:00

GILLETTE, Wyo., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that its electric utility subsidiary, Black Hills Power, sold a 23 percent ownership interest in the Wygen III power generation facility to the City of Gillette for $62 million. Wygen III is a 110-MW coal-fired power plant recently constructed near Gillette, Wyo. The transaction entitles the City of Gillette to 23 percent of the plant's output - or approximately 25.3 MW - for the life of the...

2010-05-19 11:12:00

BOSTON, May 19/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- If lifeguarding at the community pool or working indoors at the local mall this summer doesn't appeal to you -- but earning $50,000 and becoming an overnight celebrity road tripping with your best friend does -- then grab your camera and prepare a one-minute video application for the Gillette® Fusion® ProGlide(TM) "Ultimate Summer Job" contest. Gillette (NYSE: PG) is searching for two passionate and charismatic...

2010-05-04 13:24:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Spike TV is teaming up with EA SPORTS(TM), a label of Electronic Arts Inc., (Nasdaq: ERTS) and Gillette to show the world what happens when sports superstars meet their contemporaries in the video game world, as it presents the Gillette®-EA SPORTS(TM) Champions of Gaming on Thursday, May 6 at 11:35 PM, ET/PT. Hosted by Geoff Keighley of GameTrailers TV, the Gillette®-EA SPORTS(TM)...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

BOSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hampshire homebrewer Rob North triumphed over nearly 200 other entrants to win the third annual Samuel Adams Patriot Homebrew contest. His winning brew, a Rauchbier, meaning "smoke beer" in German, will be served and sold at Gillette Stadium during the upcoming Patriots season. Hailing from Manchester, New Hampshire, North beat out entries from all six New England states. "Rob's Rauchbier is well balanced and has a perfect blend of smoke and malt,...

2010-04-23 09:36:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) - Gillette® [PG], the world's leading grooming brand, today announced that it will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2010. The event will be titled the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 Presented by Target. The date of the race coincides with the official launch of the Gillette Fusion ProGlide(TM) shaving system, a significant advancement in shaving performance and comfort. All...


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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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