A Worrying Lesson from Danone for Reckitt’s Fading Glory: Gadfly
A Worrying Lesson from Danone for Reckitt’s Fading Glory: Gadfly
/ May 22, 2017 / 0 comments

Apr 21, 2017 – 11:38 (Bloomberg Gadfly) — Two big consumer groups engaged in transformative M&A: two disappointments. Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, which agreed to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. for $16.6 billion earlier this year, announced flat like-for-like sales expansion on Friday. That is the first time ever that the company has failed to…

60 Other Common Drugs Found To Be ‘Substandard’ and lack quality
60 Other Common Drugs Found To Be ‘Substandard’ and lack quality
/ May 19, 2017 / 0 comments

By Sneha Singh – April 22, 2017/The Tecake The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has discovered prevalent painkiller Combiflam and icy pharmaceutical D Cold Total, produced and sold by Sanofi India and Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare India, separately, to be substandard in its tests done a month ago. In addition, Cipla’s Oflox-100 DT tablets and…

Six ways to build a robust culture of compliance
Six ways to build a robust culture of compliance
/ May 8, 2017 / 0 comments

Marketing Magazine, Australia—No matter how prominent your brand or how big your budget, over-promising in your advertising or being a tad too clever with your choice of words, is playing with fire. In the worst-case scenario your brand promise will go up in smoke, along with your profits. Reckitt Benckiser’s Nurofen Nurofen is a case…

Pittsburgh men’s lawsuit claims K-Y maker stole PE spray secrets
Pittsburgh men’s lawsuit claims K-Y maker stole PE spray secrets
/ May 1, 2017 / 0 comments

Sean D. Hamill Pittsburgh Post-Gazette shamill@post-gazette.com When Greg Kaminski, originally from New Kensington, and Jeff Abraham, from Canonsburg, met each other at a conference in Santa Clara, Calif., 30 years ago, they quickly became friends, bonding over their shared Pittsburgh accents and the semiconductor field both worked in. They had no idea three decades later…

CSS Calls for Review of Reckitt Benckiser/Mead Johnson Deal
CSS Calls for Review of Reckitt Benckiser/Mead Johnson Deal
/ March 2, 2017 / 0 comments

RB Past Actions Raises Doubts in Preserving Consumer Safety LOS ANGELES, Calif. – (Feb. 28, 2017) – Calling into question a proposed $16.6 billion acquisition of U.S. baby food maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (MJN.N) by British conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB.L), the Consumer Safety Coalition urged U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to begin…

Under the pricing spotlight, pharma sticks to single-digit hikes in 2017
Under the pricing spotlight, pharma sticks to single-digit hikes in 2017
/ February 28, 2017 / 0 comments

It’s evidence to justify pharma’s current fears. Amid all of the recent scrutiny on drug pricing—and after enjoying years of great pricing freedom in the U.S.—drugmakers have reined in their price hikes since the start of 2017. And that may threaten this year’s revenue. Citing analysts at Raymond James, The Wall Street Journal reports that just…