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Yesterday | Drug Store News

Acquisitions galore

The consumer healthcare market has experienced a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in recent years.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Advertising Age

Vitamin Industry Still Looks Undernourished Months After Harsh Studies

Vitamins have been a big growth market for decades, enough to entice such major packaged-goods players as Procter & Gamble Co.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hartlepool Mail

Jobs boost as drugs firm plans Peterlee expansion

Bristol Laboratories, which has bases in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, plans to create 300 jobs over the next five years as it takes over the former Reckitt Benckiser household cleaner products plant on Peterlee's Whitehouse Business Park.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Clickety Clack

How Facebook big ad campaigns come together, launch, and get measured

Finally got around to reading this case study in the NY Times about how Reckitt Benckiser and Facebook worked together to launch an ad campaign.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Datalogix

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Brand Republic

Reckitt Benckiser signs up to nine-year Facebook partnership

Reckitt Benckiser and Facebook have agreed a nine-year partnership to strengthen the connection RB brands including Airwick and Lysol have with social media users, and to identify and recruit new marketing talent.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pharmaceutical Online

Reckitt Benckiser Wants To Bid Farewell To Pharma Business

Reckitt Benckiser , the consumer goods company most known for manufacturing Clearasil, announced last Monday that it wants to spin off its pharmaceutical business to existing shareholders within the next year, after failed attempts to appeal to any public takers.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

BioSpace

Facebook And Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. Partner On...

The two companies have committed to integrating members of their global sales, marketing and creative teams to connect RB brands like Lysol A , Mucinex A , MegaRed A and Air Wick A with people on Facebook to bring them innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

AdExchanger.com

P&F Drops Underperforming Brands; Targeting Krill Oil

On Friday, P&G said it's letting go of more than half of its brands that it sees as underperforming.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

Anti-addiction film resilient to generics, says Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser' opioid addiction drug Suboxone delivered by sublingual film has shown a 'surprising' level of resilience against generic competition, the firm says as it plans to spin-out its pharmaceutical business.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Ftse Live: Footsie rallies after gains by Asian stocks; Reckitt jumps

In opening deals, the FTSE 100 index was 13.6 points higher at 6,805.1, having shed 29.91 points on Friday, with Reckitt shares up 2.5 per cent.

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Reuters

European shares tip lower on U.S. data, Russia risk

European stocks edged lower on Monday, with unspectacular U.S. data and new European sanctions against Moscow offsetting strong earnings updates from firms like Ryanair and spin-off talk from Reckitt Benckiser.

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Live Charts

Broker tips: African Barrick Gold, RBS, Reckitt Benckiser

African Barrick Gold delivered a brilliant performance during its second quarter and first half of the year, with accelerating free cash flow generation set to drive a re-rating of the shares, according to analysts at UBS.

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Live Charts

FTSE 100 movers: Reckitt Benckiser up on plan for drugs arm

Household goods group Reckitt Benckiser climbed after it unveiled plans to hive off its drug arm into a separate UK-listed company.

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Related Topix: Household Products, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television, Randgold Resources, Mining

Iol.co.za

Reckitt keeps FTSE afloat

Britain's main equity index was little changed on Monday, helped by solid results from consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser and strong data about Chinese corporate profits.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Aberdeen Asset Management, Financial Services, Investment Services

Bloomberg

Reckitt Benckiser to Spin Off Pharmaceutical Unit

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc will spin off its pharmaceutical unit, after concluding the business that once accounted for a fifth of earnings doesn't fit into Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Kapoor's long-term plans to focus on consumer health.

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MarketWatch

Reckitt Benckiser to spin off pharma unit

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said Monday it would pursue a demerger of its pharmaceutical division, as the consumer-products maker reported a fall in second-quarter revenue.

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Live Charts

Reckitt Benckiser to hive off drug arm as it warns of tough H2

Household goods group Reckitt Benckiser unveiled plans to hive off its drug arm into a separate UK-listed company as it reported higher first half revenue and profit at constant exchange rates, but warned of a potentially tough second half.

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Wall Street Journal

Reckitt Benckiser to Spin Off Pharmaceuticals Unit

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said Monday it would pursue a demerger of its pharmaceutical division, as the consumer-products maker reported a fall in second-quarter revenue.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Independent

The Week Ahead: Banks, power giants, consumer goods groups and more jostle for attention

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Reuters

Press Digest- British Business - July 28

The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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