Industry News - Tag: RB

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RB’s OTC business rises by a third amid COVID-19

8 May 2020

Worldwide sales at RB’s OTC business shot up by a third on a like-for-like basis in the first quarter of 2020 as demand was boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic. RB said there had been “exceptional demand” for Mucinex in North America and for Nurofen in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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Industry in brief | Pierre Fabre, Beiersdorf, RB, P&G

20 March 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pierre Fabre is starting to manufacture hydroalcoholic gels, Beiersdorf has stepped up production of medical grade disinfectants, RB has launched a public health information campaign, and Procter & Gamble’s (P&G’s) Vicks brand has donated USD1 million to a medic...

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RB plans to reshape and invest GBP2 billion

3 March 2020

RB plans to reorganise around three global business units – Hygiene, Health and Nutrition – and invest GBP2 billion (USD2.5 billion) in transforming the reshaped company over the next three years. The company has also recorded a goodwill impairment charge of GBP5.04 billion relating to the Mead John...

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People in brief | RB, Unilever, CHPA, Navamedic

5 December 2019

RB has created the new position of chief transformation officer and Unilever has appointed its first-ever chief digital and marketing officer, while the US Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has added to its senior management team and Navamedic has a new chief financial officer.

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Policymakers urged to develop self-care

18 November 2019

“Self-care has great potential to improve health outcomes for people and support savings for stretched healthcare budgets,” according to a new report written by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by RB.

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