BIC Boy Helps New Yorkers with the Tax Day 'Squeeze'

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from BIC Consumer Products

    NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers who procrastinated this tax
 season have a lot of work to do on Monday.  As they rush to fill out that
 tedious paper work before the tax deadline, they'll get some much needed help
 from the world famous BIC Boy character.
     For the second year in a row, the BIC Boy will return to the steps of the
 New York City Post Office on the corner of West 33rd and West 31st Streets,
 Monday, April 16, to help out tax payers as the looming deadline fast
 approaches.  Frazzled last-minute filers don't have to worry about making
 errors on those complicated tax forms -- the BIC Boy will be there with BIC's
 newest Wite-Out(R) brand correction products for them to quickly correct their
 mistakes.
     BIC representatives will also be on hand with over 20,000 BIC(R) pen and
 pencil samples for those who come really unprepared.  "Helping New Yorkers get
 through the tax day squeeze is becoming a tradition for BIC," said associate
 brand manager Ned Paul.  "With the BIC Boy around to help cheer things up,
 doing taxes can actually be kind of fun."
     The BIC Boy is scheduled to arrive at the Post Office by 10:00 a.m. Monday
 morning.
 
     BIC Consumer Products, a division of BIC USA Inc., headquartered in
 Milford, Conn., is a leading distributor of stationery products, lighters and
 shavers.
 
 

SOURCE BIC Consumer Products
    NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers who procrastinated this tax
 season have a lot of work to do on Monday.  As they rush to fill out that
 tedious paper work before the tax deadline, they'll get some much needed help
 from the world famous BIC Boy character.
     For the second year in a row, the BIC Boy will return to the steps of the
 New York City Post Office on the corner of West 33rd and West 31st Streets,
 Monday, April 16, to help out tax payers as the looming deadline fast
 approaches.  Frazzled last-minute filers don't have to worry about making
 errors on those complicated tax forms -- the BIC Boy will be there with BIC's
 newest Wite-Out(R) brand correction products for them to quickly correct their
 mistakes.
     BIC representatives will also be on hand with over 20,000 BIC(R) pen and
 pencil samples for those who come really unprepared.  "Helping New Yorkers get
 through the tax day squeeze is becoming a tradition for BIC," said associate
 brand manager Ned Paul.  "With the BIC Boy around to help cheer things up,
 doing taxes can actually be kind of fun."
     The BIC Boy is scheduled to arrive at the Post Office by 10:00 a.m. Monday
 morning.
 
     BIC Consumer Products, a division of BIC USA Inc., headquartered in
 Milford, Conn., is a leading distributor of stationery products, lighters and
 shavers.
 
 SOURCE  BIC Consumer Products