PottyPal presents child-friendly toilet training system

Without relying on gimmicks that often don’t work, Dr. Merry’s PottyPal is quietly revolutionizing the toilet training process.”PottyPal offers children the proper way to toilet train the first time,” explains Tara C. Addeo, the company’s vice-president. “A child is not supposed to go on a `ring’ that fits on top of the toilet, or on a seat that […]

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Seattle toilet tissue maker rolling into P&G’s markets

Linters Inc. claims it has first innovation in yearsA Seattle start-up that claims it’s created a new kind of toilet paper hopes to take a small bite out of the market share of giants like Procter & Gamble Co.Linters Inc. has received $3 million in venture capital to finance its fledgling brand, Purely Cotton, which was launched last […]

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Toilet seats a low | Cost way to decorate the bath

The bathroom decoration market has been enhanced by wider selections of toilet seats, as consumers seek easy ways to coordinate accessories such as wallcoverings and window treatments. Ginsey Manufacturing now distributes more than 250 toilet seat models. Most other bathroom fixtures and decorations are much more expensive than toilet seats. Decorative seats priced $20 to […]

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Inventor is on a roll with idea for toilet tissue

Inventor is on a roll with idea for toilet tissueMost business start-ups like big backers behind them. But for Rick Block’s business to succeed, he is getting his product behind loads of little backers. Literally.Block began on June 6 to test-market his newest invention – illustrated toilet tissue for toddlers – at Thriftway behind Beechmont Mall and […]

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Pretenders to the throne

From more than fifty memos exchanged among British doctors and civil servants on the subject of government-issue toilet paper. The most recent correspondence was released by the British National Archives in January. Soft toilet paper was introduced in 1981. To Dr. V. C. Medvei from Dr. John Hunt, February 26, 1964 An unusual request! A […]

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Tales from the toilet bowl

It occurs to me, moments before the panic sets in, that circulating the Milford Road Course’s Turn 6 in a ZR1 Corvette is like being flushed down a giant concrete toilet. Entering at an alarming velocity, the car plasters itself, limpet-like, to the steep concrete banking, an exercise that instantly compresses the suspension to the […]

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Multiple rolls

Supermarkets, hoping to maintain their share of the toilet paper market, are offering 9-packs, 12-packs and even larger package sizes. The large packages are designed to counter competition from mass merchandisers and club stores. Marlin Larson, merchandiser at Albertson’s northern California division, noted that the store, in offering larger packages, is simply responding to sales […]

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Toilet Compressed convenience

Two new toilet roll products are set to reverse the trend of ever-expanding packs. They offer the same quantity but take up less shelf space. THE MOST mature of all markets has been bubbling over with new brands over the past few years, from floral toilet rolls to moist tissues. But now the area of […]

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Welcome to the old toilet subcommittee

​ The other day my husband came home and made incautious reference to the number of subcommittees that the PCG has created. Every project has a committee and every committee spawns several subcommittees, and yet the interested few still do it all. Now and again a subcommittee is discovered to exist without anyone admitting to […]

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