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  • 8/7/14 9:05 am EDT

    Braun also named “Official Shaver of the NFL”

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Braun, a member of the Procter & Gamble family, unveiled its new branding campaign – #FaceGreatness with Braun Confidence. The consumer-facing print and TV advertisements – as well as digital video, social marketing, and brand packaging – feature the NFL, as well as Braun’s new U.S. spokesperson, Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl champion quarterback, Russell Wilson. The #FaceGreatness initiative – which began with covertmore...
  • 2/7/14 9:00 am EST

    Braun invites fans to join J.R. at the virtual start line & follow his Olympic journey on Braun social media

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As we head into the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, J.R. Celski, American short track speed skater and two-time Olympic Winter medallist, will be representing the United States and Braun as an official sponsored athlete. To celebrate J.R. Celski’s Olympic bid, Braun °CoolTec – the world’s first shaver to put irritation on ice – today announced its “Cool Under Pressure” social media campaign. The “Cool Under Pressure” campaign will follow Celskimore...
  • 11/6/13 9:00 am EST

    Shavers’ unique cooling technology reduces irritation and delivers superior shave

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Braun, a member of the P&G Beauty and Grooming family of brands (NYSE:PG), has introduced its latest shaving innovation, the °CoolTec electric shaver. While most electric shavers allow heat to build up uncomfortably in the shaver head, °CoolTec was engineered with a breakthrough aluminium cooling bar that continuously removes heat from the shaver head, leaving skin refreshed and incredibly smooth. The shaver’s design elements ensure amore...
  • 9/30/11 4:00 pm EDT

    Prize Money Raised to $100,000 (USD)!

    Braun, a member of the P&G family of brands (NYSE: PG), today began the countdown for its prestigious and internationally-recognised design competition - the 2012 BraunPrize. Now in its 18th edition, the 2012 BraunPrize is back with a bang: It features an all-new theme "Genius design for a better everyday" emphasizing the importance of industrial design and innovative, well-designed products that improve everyday life for consumers aroundmore...
  • 7/11/11 7:00 am EDT

    Beauty and Science Come Together to Create the Ultimate Beauty Accessory that Gives Your Hair Instant Shine Anytime, Anywhere

    Following a successful European launch in 2009, Braun, a member of the P&G Beauty and Grooming family of brands [NYSE: PG], announces the availability of the Braun Satin Hair brush in the United States. The Braun Satin Hair brush combines Braun's breakthrough Active Ion Technology – which gives hair incredible smoothness and shine – with its innovative Seamless Bristle Technology. "Braun Satin Hair brush has been a huge success inmore...
  • 1/31/11 8:08 am EST
    Braun, the internationally leading manufacturer of small electric appliances is celebrating its 90-year company anniversary on February 1, 2011. Founded by Max Braun in 1921, Braun today is a globally successful brand and the world market leader in the foil shaver, epilator and handblender segments. Braun looks back on an eventful and fortuitous history: Artur and Erwin Braun assumed the leadership of the company after the death ofmore...
  • 7/8/10 3:59 pm EDT

    New Competition to Return in 2012

    Braun, a member of the P&G family of brands (NYSE: PG), is pleased to announce that its BraunPrize will undergo a significant expansion and, moving from its recent two year rotation to the former three year rhythm, will return in 2012. Even since its inception in 1968, the internationally recognised BraunPrize design competition has promoted industrial design and innovative product concepts that were developed with a focus onmore...
  • 10/8/09 11:52 am EDT

    Braun Spearheads Women's Movement for Well-Groomed Men

    BRAUN® [PG], bodycruZer, the world's first all-in-one body groomer featuring Gillette® Fusion(TM) shaving technology, has teamed up with Emmanuelle Chriqui, of "Entourage," to help launch a new women's movement called the "bodycruZade" for well-groomed men. Recent Gillette surveys on male body grooming uncovered that only one-third of men age 24-34 shave, wax or trim below the neck(1) but that 57 percent of men would change their body groomingmore...