P&G CUTS PRICES ON SCOPE, METAMUCIL

CINCINNATI -- For the second time in just over a year, Procter & Gamble here is lowering its prices on Metamucil fiber laxative and Scope mouthwash, which was good news to many supermarket retailers.The manufacturer said the price reductions, an average of 20% for Metamucil and 16% for Scope, will take effect on June 13, but have "been planned for some time." P&G lowered prices on the two brands "about

CINCINNATI -- For the second time in just over a year, Procter & Gamble here is lowering its prices on Metamucil fiber laxative and Scope mouthwash, which was good news to many supermarket retailers.

The manufacturer said the price reductions, an average of 20% for Metamucil and 16% for Scope, will take effect on June 13, but have "been planned for some time." P&G lowered prices on the two brands "about a year ago" as part of the company's "value pricing" program, said spokesm

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