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2012-06-25 18:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, JUNE 26: BAR CODES Profile America -- Tuesday, June 26th. The person's name is not known, but whoever bought a pack of chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio on this day 38 years ago was making history. It was the first purchase of an item to be scanned into a cash register...

2012-04-12 06:25:01

CHICAGO, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Starburst candy is offering fans an exclusive preview of Hot Chelle Rae's VEVO GO Show at Facebook.com/Starburst, 24 hours before it goes live on VEVO. Presented by Starburst, VEVO GO Shows are surprise, impromptu live concerts in venues meaningful to the artist. Hot Chelle Rae's GO Show features the band performing a unique stripped-down, acoustic version of their hit single, "Honestly," in their hometown, Nashville. After leaking clues to...

2012-01-17 09:56:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SHAPE and MEN'S FITNESS have teamed up with Extra® gum to kick off the 120-Day Get Fit Giveaway, an online promotion to help consumers get their New Year's resolutions off to a good start. The giveaway, which runs December 1, 2011, through March 29, 2012, lives on ExtraGum.com and features unique fitness focused daily and Grand Prize giveaways to help keep New Year's resolutions on track. Fans can enter once a day to win daily prizes...

2011-10-11 10:13:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --With the theme "It's simple. Healthy habits for a healthy smile," the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) in October. ADHA, in collaboration with the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, manufacturer of Orbit® sugarfree gum, promotes the idea that good oral hygiene habits are simple to establish and maintain, yet play a critical role in ensuring a healthy mouth and smile....

2011-09-08 08:37:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Extra® gum will determine the next flavor in its Extra Dessert Delights® lineup by inviting America to vote between three candidate flavors in the all-new Fan Flavorite Vote. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/CG64758LOGO) Gum chewers everywhere will be able to choose among Bananas Foster, Root Beer Float and Lemon Square flavors. The Lemon Square flavor was inspired by the winning dessert of last...

2011-08-24 12:45:00

SnapTags will also be featured on packages of Wrigleyâs Juicy Fruit® gum to excite mobile fans of its wildly popular Serenading Unicorn (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 SpyderLynk, a leading marketing technology company and creator of the SnapTagâ“ž¢, a logo-centric, more accessible QR Code alternative, is helping Wrigley reward Orbit and Juicy Fruit gum consumers using this new mobile technology, which can unlock prize points and exclusive brand...

2011-08-22 08:13:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 5® gum announced yesterday that El Frente, a band originally from Boston, won top honors at this year's Vive Tu Musica With 5(TM) gum Grand Finale competition which aired last night on LATV. The third annual talent search culminated after five finalist bands competed in the Vive Tu Musica with 5 reality show where they participated in a series of music industry-related challenges for a spot in the finale concert. The bands were...

2011-08-11 14:32:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 22nd, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation continues the Songwriters Music Series in Los Angeles with an acoustic performance by Grammy® Award winning musician, Colbie Caillat. This marks the third stop in the series, which launched in New York City this past May with a performance by Glee star Matthew Morrison and continued in Nashville, Tennessee in June with ACM Award-winning sibling trio The Band Perry. "Starburst...

2011-07-28 10:11:00

CHICAGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doublemint® will double NASCAR fans' fun this summer with a search to find No. 18 Doublemint Camry driver Kyle Busch's twin. One lucky fan who most resembles Busch will win the opportunity to meet with him during a special experience at the September 18 Chicagoland Speedway Sprint Cup race. "It doesn't get any better than pairing one of America's most iconic chewing gums with one of the sport's most recognizable drivers and race...

2011-07-27 10:31:00

CHICAGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doublemint® will double NASCAR fans' fun this summer with a search to find No. 18 Doublemint Camry driver Kyle Busch's twin. One lucky fan who most resembles Busch will win the opportunity to meet with him during a special experience at the September 18 Chicagoland Speedway Sprint Cup race. "It doesn't get any better than pairing one of America's most iconic chewing gums with one of the sport's most recognizable drivers and race...