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Gillette betting on new razor to bring in big bucks

In July the Gillette Co. will introduce its new razor system...off-the-shelf consumer products. Gillette is betting a cool $1 billion on the...is a winner, industry analysts say, Gillette could sell more than $1 billion worth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/13/ent_228044.shtml
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Gillette CEO wins praise as turnaround artist

...has been a fairly swift turnaround at Gillette Co. since James M. Kilts arrived four...known for its shaving products, attacked Gillette's problems from within, demanding...giving investors an 18 percent premium on Gillette stock, he's also running into criticism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/14/bus_442766.shtml
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Gillette unveils new premium "humming" shaving system

...Rolls-Royce for the serious shaver. Gillette rolled out a new high-tech, premium...analyst at Banc of America Securities. Gillette says they have before, and they will...and we do," said Mary Ann Pesce, Gillette's vice president of new shaving products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/16/bus_401176.shtml
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Win for Schick as judge rules Gillette ads are false

ST. LOUIS - Gillette Co. ads claiming its M3Power razor...a federal judge said in siding with Gillette's chief competitor, Schick-Wilkinson...use of the television and print ads. Gillette was also ordered to change packaging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/bus_454924.shtml
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P&G in $57 billion deal for Gillette

...is buying the razor and battery maker Gillette Co. for $57 billion in a deal that...marketed largely to women, together with Gillette's high-profit brands like razors...together and create a juggernaut," Gillette Chief Executive James M. Kilts said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/29/bus_441206.shtml
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Gillette announces to cut 4,700 jobs

BOSTON -- Gillette Co. will lay off as many as 4,700...company's 43,000-employee work force. Gillette also plans to close 14 factories, 12...30 cents a share, for the quarter. Gillette officials wouldn't say where the job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/29/bus_240333.shtml
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Gillette responds to Quattro with patent suit

...unveiled the first four-blade razor, Gillette slapped its rival with a patent infringement...Quattro rips off the technology behind Gillette's Mach3. Schick-Wilkinson Sword...synchronized blades. But later in the day, Gillette said it had filed suit in Boston federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/13/bus_384059.shtml
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Gillette files second lawsuit against Schick

BOSTON -- The Gillette Co. has opened a new front in the battle...Intuition women's razor infringes on two Gillette patents - one pertaining to the organizer...a previous lawsuit, Boston-based Gillette alleged Schick's new four-bladed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/17/bus_392371.shtml
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Gillette boosts P&G profits

...climbed 33 percent, boosted by sales from Gillette and improved margins. The maker of products...billion last year on strong results from Gillette and the company's base business. Analysts...benefit of adding the higher-margin Gillette business more than offset acquisition-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/01/bus_102680.shtml
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Gillette profits up 43 percent on strong sales

BOSTON -- The Gillette Co. reported a 43 percent increase...expected earnings of 30 cents per share. Gillette shares were up $2.22 at $41.00in...York Stock Exchange. Boston-based Gillette said net sales were up 13 percent to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/fin_413935.shtml
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