Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.L)
23 Nov 2017
Oct 19 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.
LONDON Britain's Reckitt Benckiser will split its business into two divisions -- consumer healthcare and home and hygiene products -- to try to revive sales that are set to stall this year.
* Q3 like for like sales down 1 pct, miss estimates (Adds comments from analyst, Breakingviews link)
LONDON, Oct 18 The UK's top share index held its ground on Wednesday as third quarter earnings trickled in, with shares in Reckitt Benckiser dipping after a disappointing update.
* Reckitt benckiser ceo says seeing subdued growth in developed and developing markets
LONDON, Oct 18 Reckitt Benckiser plans to reorganise its business into two distinct units, one for health and the other for hygiene and home products, as it tries to improve its flagging performance.
A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a unit of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc from a lawsuit by state attorneys general accusing it and spin-off Indivior Plc of scheming to block generic competition of the opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone.
* JAB HOLDINGS B.V. DISCLOSES 6.69 PERCENT STAKE IN RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC - REGULATORY FILING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)
LONDON, Sept 28 Banks were a bright spot on Britain's top share index on Thursday, helped by hopes of U.S. tax reforms and rate hikes, though drops among dollar-earning consumer stocks weighed. The blue chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.1 percent at 7,318.67 points by 0908 GMT, in line with a broadly flat European market.
Reckitt Benckiser Group Chairman Adrian Bellamy will retire at its annual general meeting after 14 years in the post, the British consumer goods maker said on Tuesday.