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Acquisitions lift Branded Products at Stada
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31 August 2020

Acquisitions helped boost sales at Stada’s Branded Products division by more than a fifth in the first half of 2020. The German company said it “continues to evaluate a broad range of business development opportunities”.

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Bayer expects upturn in VMS sales to be “lasting”
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25 August 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a “lasting, positive effect” on sales of vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS), according to Heiko Schipper, president of Bayer Consumer Health and a member of Bayer’s Board of Management. Schipper’s comment came as Bayer Consumer Health reported a 14.4% rise in sa...

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Sanofi feels the impact of “pantry unloading”
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25 August 2020

Sanofi's Consumer Healthcare business reported worldwide sales down by 8.0% at constant exchange rates in the second quarter of 2020. Paul Hudson, Sanofi's chief executive officer, said the Consumer Healthcare business would take a more assertive stance in the online sector under its new worldwide h...

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