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P&G open to outside ideas, but no kitty Swiffers

CINCINNATI -- Swiffer kitties? Just attach little dusting...success stories, too. The original Swiffer duster was developed by a Japanese company...forms a joint venture. In the case of Swiffer, it licensed from Unicharm, a Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/02/bus_561678.shtml
Business
Spartanburg man beats would-be robber with mop

...Spartanburg home, but only after the owner beat him with a Swiffer WetJet mop. Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies say 71-year-old...started attacking the intruder with the nearest thing at hand - a Swiffer WetJet mop. Investigators say the intruder ran away without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-16/spartanburg-man-beats-would-
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'For sale by owner' is tough sell

NEW YORK --- Savanna Forbes grabs a Swiffer mop to pick up a few stray dust bunnies before the open house she is holding in her Manhattan apartment. She has already printed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/27/liv_467086.shtml
Life & style
Company confirms expansion

...Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble calls a Swiffer. Kimberly-Clark does not offer such...whether it is developing one or not. The Swiffer is a mop-like product with a disposable...if competitors were trying to copy the Swiffer. Whenever a company offers a product...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/02/met_289979.shtml
Metro
Throw-away cleaners cause concern

...Industry. This would include all the Swiffer dry cloths and wet pads, the Grab-it...relatively new (Procter & Gamble's Swiffer mop ignited the trend in 1999), there...development manager for the powerhouse Swiffer brand at Procter & Gamble. "Traditional 'cleaning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/29/liv_451646.shtml
Life & style
New scrubbers, wands work like magic on chores

...use elbow grease," said the homeowner who is partial to her Swiffer sweeper and Glass Wizard. "Why go back to that heavy stuff...have all kinds of tools: the brush for bathrooms, the mop, Swiffer for floors, the 'sponge' for the bathroom. Everybody has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/20/liv_4732.shtml
Life & style
Home front

...mops and brooms you stick wet or dry wipes onto for no-hassle cleanups. Seems labor-averse consumers are suckers for the Swiffer, the Ready Mop, the Grab-it and the Electrostatic Sweeper. You know who you are. The mops/broom category grew to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/29/liv_379800.shtml
Life & style
Area gains P&G work

...be the sole North American producers of powdered detergents such as Tide, Gain and Cheer. The Brockville site will produce Swiffer and dryer fabric sheets, items currently made at a Wisconsin facility slated for closure. Mr. Reinhardt said he was unsure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/25/bus_354412.shtml
Business
Gadget show peers into future

...vacuuming Roomba robots will get competition this September from the Mint, a square robot that has a pad for a dry or wet Swiffer-type cleaning cloth. Guided by a beacon that projects an infrared light on the ceiling, the Mint will methodically clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/11/bus_562754.shtml
Business
On a roll

...The Sweep 'N Clean - with its telescoping handle, built-in squeegee and cleats to hold the wipe in place - takes the Swiffer concept Procter & Gamble introduced three years ago to a new level. "There are electrostatic sweepers already in the marketplace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/bus_374303.shtml
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