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NEWS ITEM: Procter & Gamble Co. has filed a suit against one of its customers, F&M Distributors. It charges that the drug store chain is selling store brands in packaging that looks too much like P&G brands. The products are deodorants, cleansing cream and shampoo. P&G also is suing the manufacturers that supply F&M.Has the competition between name brands and store brands suddenly turned ugly? Have

NEWS ITEM: Procter & Gamble Co. has filed a suit against one of its customers, F&M Distributors. It charges that the drug store chain is selling store brands in packaging that looks too much like P&G brands. The products are deodorants, cleansing cream and shampoo. P&G also is suing the manufacturers that supply F&M.

Has the competition between name brands and store brands suddenly turned ugly? Have the makers of name brands drawn a line in the aisle? Will this sui

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