Gillette Mystery Solved
Last week we reported on the story of Todd Lappin and his sexually ambiguous shaving cream. Today a follow up. Turns out the practice of reusing pre-printed shaving cream containers is common when resources are scarce. From Shani Jarvis, PR spokesperson for Gillette:
Occasionally, our manufacturing facilities encounter an excess in containers used for packaging one particular product. Rather than discarding these containers, the packaging may be re-labeled and used for another product.
She goes on to say that the contents always reflect the packaging, meaning men's and women's formulas are different. Read the whole story at gelfmagazine.com.
Special thanks for Laura Kovacs for this story. Check out her blog ShirtSnob for all that's hip above the hip.
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Posted by Russell Neufeld at August 3, 2005 2:54 PM