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Innovative Health Care Products, Inc. Announces Hiring of Product Development Firm

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Innovative Health Care Products, Inc. Announces Hiring of Product Development Firm

Harrington Product Development to Design Customized Product Implement for Patented Oral Health System

Huntsville, AL   Innovative Health Care Products, Inc. President Tim Carlton today announced that his Company has engaged the services of Cincinnati based Harrington Product Development Center to engineer and direct production of a delivery system dedicated to the firms proprietary, patented oral health solution.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Rick Harrington's firm to create the complimentary hardware implement that will deliver our oral health products to the consumer”, said Mr. Carlton. “Our search ended when we met, listened to Rick's ideas and shared his vision for the tool we desire”.

Innovative Health Care Products has appointed Duquesa Marketing, Altamonte Springs, FL to act as managing consultants on the project. Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing said, “The science, testing and performance of Innovative Health Care Products oral health system requires a stylized delivery system that visualaly and functionally supports the wellness benefits of the product. We have worked many times with Harrington Product Development Center, always with excellent results”.

Harrington Product Development Center will handle assembly co-ordination and production of the final implement. The part is being designed to deliver the unique oral health benefits of the patented Innovative Health Care Products formula in a pristine wellness environmennt.

The company is planning a spring 2007 product launch in retail, electronic retail and direct response markets. Pricing will be announced in February. 

Duquesa Marketing Hires Engineering Firm to Create Spinder Manufacture Process

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Hires Engineering Firm to Create Spinder™ Manufacture Process

Harrington Product Development Center to Direct Offshore Production of Novel Office Implement

Altamonte Springs, Fl   Duquesa Marketing today announced the appointment of Harrington Product Development Center, Cincinnati, Oh, to collaborate on the design, engineering and manufacturing of the Spinder™. The Spinder™ is a labor saving tool invented to address and accelerate the clerical assembly of bound documents.

Duquesa Marketing is the international managing consulting firm hired by Albert V. Guzman, the inventor of the Spinder™, to handle all aspects of the implement’s commercialization. Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing, said, “The Spinder™ is a simply elegant labor saving device that will become a staple in every clerical office. We reviewed all of our manufacturing and engineering sources and felt strongly that Harrington Product Development was best suited to craft ergonomic art, engineer and perfect manufacturing processes for the Spinder™”.

‘We currently have seven projects in offshore production“, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing. “The Spinder™ is a perfect project for Harrington Product Development Center. We have worked with them many times in the past and have always been pleased with their creativity, performance and delivery”.

Duquesa Marketing specializes in creating customized strategies for funding, product development, sales and marketing of consumer products. The Company anticipates having Spinder™ market ready by late spring 2007.

Duquesa Marketing Hired to Develop Novel Labor Saving Office Product Tool

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Hired to Develop Novel Labor Saving Office Product Tool

Spinder™ Invention Created by Paralegal Saves Time, Labor and Expense Involved in Folio Assembly

Altamonte Springs, Fl    Duquesa Marketing today announced that it has been retained to act as managing consultant for all aspects of development of an exciting new office product implement: the Spinder™.

“The Spinder™ is a patent pending tool that is elegant, simple, needed and an amazing time saving device that every office will embrace, “said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “When we first reviewed the Spinder™ submission, we were shocked that there was nothing available to perform the difficult tactile task the Spinder™ accomplishes. It’s simplicity and performance efficiency is amazing”.

Albert V. Guzman, creator of Spinder™ said, “My work as a paralegal in a large, international law firm resulted in my recognition of the need for a tool to aid in collating and assembling files and documents with ease. There was simply nothing, other than clerical hands, to accomplish the task and expedite the process. I designed the Spinder™, and my associates at work encouraged me to commercialize the prototype. I searched extensively before meeting and hiring Geoff and Nancy Ficke to market my invention. Geoff and Nancy Ficke’s professionalism and personalities make them the perfect fit for the Spinder™”.

“The Spinder™ is one of those amazing items that directly addresses a work place need. The labor savings generated from the utility of the Spinder™ will make the tool a “must” for every office handling volumes of documents”, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing.

Duquesa Marketing is an international marketing, funding and product development consulting firm specializing in consumer products. The firm plans to complete design, engineering, offshore manufacture and customize marketing strategies for a launch of Spinder™ in spring 2007.

Duquesa Marketing Engages Product Development Firm to Assist in Development of Canine Product

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Engages Product Development Firm to Assist in Development of Canine Product

Harrington Product Development to Perfect Offshore Manufacturing Process for CX3™ Invention

Altamonte Springs, Fl Duquesa Marketing, announced today the appointment of Harrington Product Development Center, Cincinnati, OH, to assist in the design, engineering and offshore manufacturing of the CX3™ canine control device. The novel, ergonomically designed CX3™ is a multi-featured safety and hygiene system for dogs of all sizes.

“We have collaborated with Harrington Product Development Center many times in recent years on design, product enhancements and offshore manufacture of consumer products, especially those requiring unique stylization and customization”, said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “CX3™ is just such a product. The inventor, Mark Wallis, is a renowned sculptor and artist. His initial hand hewn prototype is stunning in itself. When we presented Mark’s concept piece to Harrington they instantly saw the potential and the need for the CX3™ to be a visually stunning unit, in addition to including an array of features and benefits not currently available in any competitive product”. The CX3™ is scheduled to be available in spring late 2007.

“The CX3™ is a dog owners dream product”, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing. “Safety, liability, pet health, hygiene, portability and gentle but firm pet control are unique features exclusive to this elegantly simple device. The CX3 will supplant the need for flexible lead leashes”.

Duquesa Marketing is an international consulting firm specializing in product development, marketing and funding for consumer products and projects. The Company has extensive experience in launching products, from concepts through prototype development by customizing sales models and business plans to client needs.

Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for CX3 Canine Control Product

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for CX3™ Canine Control Product

Ergonomic Pet Invention Offers Numerous Advances in Animal Safety, Clean-up and Liability Benefits

Altamonte Springs, Fl   Duquesa Marketing today announced that the firm has been retained to serve as managing consultants for all aspects of development of the CX3 canine control system. The patent pending CX3 device enables dog owners to more safely control any size dog while in public, avoid entanglements, minimize aggressive behavior, and mitigate confrontations that can become problematic to people, and other pets.

“The CX3 canine control system is an amazingly simple, ergonomically sculpted device that allows dog owners to more safely walk and control their pet. It virtually eliminates the unfortunate occurrences of unsafe behavior that can happen so suddenly when a pet is tied to a flexible lead leash”, said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “Mark Wallis, the designer of CX3 is an internationally known, award winning artist and sculptor, and the craftsmanship of the CX3 reflects a fine artisans eye”.

“Not only is the CX3 stunningly stylish, more importantly it is also offers amazing safety and hygienic benefits to dog owners walking, jogging or simply sitting on a park bench”, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing. “CX3 enables dog owners to gently, but firmly control any size dog without fear of tripping, nipping at other pedestrians, animal confrontations or traffic incidents. We simply could not believe how such a functional product was not already available in the pet marketplace”.

Duquesa Marketing is an international marketing, funding, product development firm that specializes in consumer products. The Company plans to have CX3 canine control system available for market in late spring 2007.

Duquesa Marketing Engaged to Manage Development of Oral Care Wellness Product

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Engaged to Manage Development of Oral Care Wellness Product

All Natural Patented Anti-Bacterial Liquid/Implement Addresses Amazingly Under-Served Mouth Care Need

Altamonte Springs, FL Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing, Inc. today announced that his firm has been engaged to act as managing marketing consultants for the launch of a new, all natural, patented oral care wellness solution. “We are stunned that this advanced compound has not been universally available for many years”, said Mr. Ficke. “The performance, simplicity and benefits of the Innovative Healthcare Products, Inc. UltraGuard invention is amazing and should be found in every home in the world potentially”.

“Tim Carlton, President of Huntsville, AL based Innovative Healthcare Products, Inc., parent company of UltraGuard, stated, “we have searched all over the country for the right firm to take our technology and package, perfect and market it. We are really excited to partner with Geoff and Nancy Ficke”.

UltraGuard has perfected a natural solution, that, when utilized with an ergonomically designed, proprietary device delivers an amazing anti-bacterial oral benefit to users. UltraGuard plans to launch the highly tested system in major retail distribution in the United States in late spring of 2007.

Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing said, “We rarely have seen an opportunity that includes so many consumer benefits, so much science and testing, and such a wide open niche in the marketplace as the UltraGuard program enjoys. Tim Carlton’s group has done an amazing job of R&D”.

Duquesa Marketing Inc. is an international marketing, funding and product development consulting firm specializing in consumer products. The Company has over 30 years experience in creating customized strategies.

Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for Theme Doll Project

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

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Duquesa Marketing Appointed Managing Consultants for Theme Doll Project

Firm to Create Range of Dolls Based on Reality All Young Girls Confront with Image Issues

Altamonte Springs, FL Nancy Ficke, General Manager of Duquesa Marketing, announced today that her firm has been contracted to act as managing consultant for the development of HIZ Dolls, Phoenix, AZ. “We are very pleased to take the lead in developing this much needed toy for young girls, a doll that will reflect the realities that they all face,” said Ms. Ficke.

“My daughter is 28 years old and I still remember my wife griping about feeling the necessity of buying her first Barbie doll”, said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “For years I have read and heard women speak of the disappointment they feel when having to choose between Barbie and not much else in the doll category. HIZ will certainly change the choice options.”

HIZ will offer the choice of four dolls initially. “The hard fact is that little girls are emotionally pummeled by an unattainable expectation to be thin, beautiful and perfect”, said Gina Jernukian, creator of HIZ. “Perfect by whose standards, all children are made in the image of the Lord, all are lovely, just different”.

The HIZ Doll range will reflect the unlimited possibilities for young girls to express personality and beauty no matter their size, shape or spirit. The importance of unique individuality will be intrinsic in the features, dress and attitude of each HIZ doll type. HIZ Dolls will be launched in the spring of 2007.

Duquesa Marketing is a branding, product development and marketing firm concentrating on all areas of the consumer product marketplace. For over 30 years the Company has assisted many entrepreneurs, inventors, small and large businesses, in creating customized sales models, marketing plans, business plans and proper plan execution.

Limage International Product Launch Set for Cosmoprof, Bologna, Italy Spring 2007

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Press Release

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

LIMAGE™ International Product Launch Set For Cosmoprof, Bologna, Italy Spring 2007

5-Minute Guaranteed Performance Anti-Aging Serum to Be Unveiled at Worlds Largest Cosmetic Show

Clermont, Fl William Belfer and Cherie Dobbs, partners in LIMAGE Medical Cosmetics, LLC announced today that they will launch LIMAGE™ Painless Perfection™ at the huge international cosmetic exposition: Cosmoprof, in April 2007. Cosmoprof is the largest, oldest and most prestigious cosmetic trade show in the world. Retailers and distributors from over 120 countries attend each spring seeking exclusive products for country specific license sales.

“We are extremely excited to be chosen to participate in Cosmoprof”, said Mr. Belfer. “The show has a spectacular pedigree and acceptance of new brands can take years. LIMAGE™ has the science, proof of performance and exclusivity that Cosmoprof demands”.

“Our heritage is with medical doctors”, said Ms. Dobbs. “LIMAGE™ has been vetted by the most difficult and discriminating users in the world, doctors and their patients. The anti-aging skin care market has become so sophisticated and demanding that performance must be immediate, visible, safe and represent value in order to succeed. LIMAGE™ offers Painless Perfection™ and our 5-Minute Guarantee backs up our commitment”.

LIMAGE has retained the services of Duquesa Marketing, Altamonte Springs, Fl to act as managing consultants for the launch. “We have worked with high end skin care brands for almost 30 years and this serum is special”, said Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing. “LIMAGE has every element necessary to succeed in a venue like Cosmoprof: quality, science, immediate performance, medical endorsement and simplicity”.

ZenRay Wellness Pillow Receives Mezzanine Funding Commitment

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

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Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

ZenRay™ Wellness Pillow Receives Mezzanine Funding Commitment

Pillow to be Market Ready for Spring 2007 International and Contract Market Launch

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The world’s first versatile wellness pillow, the ZenRay™ will be ready for market launch in spring, 2007 after obtaining firm commitment for a mezzanine funding round.

Inventor and owner of the Zen Ray Wellness Pillow, Mr. Udo Baumgartner announced today, “We are very excited to receive the first round of mezzanine funds necessary to finish production and refinements on the ZenRay™. The very first group that viewed the product and the business plan committed instantly. The response confirmed our assumptions about the amazing opportunity ZenRay™ offers as both a business opportunity and as a consumer wellness product”.

The patent pending ZenRay™ was a 2005 Gold Medal Winner at the huge INPEX Show, Pittsburgh, PA. The product has been engineered to provide a comprehensive comfort, seat, sleep, and relaxation usage benefit with unique portability and convenience features.

ZenRay™ has retained the services of Altamonte, FL based Duquesa Marketing to manage all aspects of funding, marketing and product development. Geoff Ficke, President of DM said,” I met Udo and his product for the first time at INPEX and was really stunned by his creative achievement. Nothing in the show, and there were about 2000 offerings, had the commercial potential of ZenRay™”.

“Mr. Ficke and I collaborated in improving the ZenRay”, said Mr. Baumgartner. “Geoff Ficke’s business plan was exciting, customized and really closed the deal with the investors. Retail response has been overwhelming and we will announce national store launches very shortly”.

Duquesa Marketing Engaged as Managing Consultants for International Skin Care Product

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Geoff Ficke

859-567-1609

gficke@msn.com

Duquesa Marketing Engaged as Managing Consultants for International Skin Care Product

Limage Medical Cosmetics LLC Appoints Firm to Direct Launch of 5 Minute Wrinkle Reduction Serum

Altamonte Springs, Fl   Geoff Ficke, President of Duquesa Marketing (DM), announced today that his international consulting firm has been contracted to manage all aspects of the market introduction of Limage Immediate Wrinkle Release™. Limage is a bio-engineered peptide based serum offering an immediate, guaranteed and visible reduction in fine lines, laugh lines and wrinkles.

“Limage has a unique pedigree. The serum has been available exclusively through medical application, in office, by professionals. The results have been amazing, and we have gained a body of proof that is compelling as to performance, safety and user loyalty”, said Mr. Ficke. “Limage is more than another “Better that Botox” story. The bio-engineered construction of the herbs and botanical blend insures a more stabilized, pro-active delivery system than any non-invasive anti-aging product currently available”.

“We are currently finalizing brand and sales collateral for the international retail launch”, said Nancy Ficke, General Manager of DM. “A number of international distributors are being currently considered for exclusive country licenses and we will launch Limage formally at Cosmoprof in Bologna, Italy next spring. We are negotiating electronic retail, direct response and very high end retail opportunities for Limage in the United States”.

DM (www.duquesamarketing.com) is a sales, marketing and product development consulting firm specializing in consumer products. The Company has over 30 years experience in branding and launching a wide array of products.