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'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup

Jun 25 2019

LONDON/LOS ANGELES U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months.

Reckitt chairman aims for swift decision on CEO succession

May 09 2019

LONDON Reckitt Benckiser is working to resolve both its search for a new chief executive and its position relating to U.S. charges of wrongdoing at a former business, its chairman told investors at its annual general meeting on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Imperial Brands e-cigarette sales disappoint on U.S. slowdown

May 08 2019

* H1 sales in line with forecasts, EPS beats (Adds CEO, analyst comments, details on outlook, share reaction)

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities

May 08 2019

LONDON/BEIJING Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market.

RPT-INSIGHT-Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities

May 08 2019

* Western brands look to hinterland as east coast market matures

Nestle will Wachstum von Babymilch-Sparte in China ankurbeln

May 08 2019

Zürich Nestle will seine Marktführerschaft bei Babymilch in China ausbauen. Für die bislang wenig erschlossenen Millionenstädte im Westen des Landes plant der Schweizer Konzern eine neue Produktlinie, um den dort stark vertretenen lokalen Anbietern besser Konkurrenz machen zu können.

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities

May 07 2019

LONDON/BEIJING Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market.

RPT-INSIGHT-Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities

May 07 2019

* Western brands look to hinterland as east coast market matures

Spain's Gbfoods nears deal with CVC to buy Continental Foods

May 02 2019

LONDON Spain's Gbfoods, part of the family-owned Agrolimen group, has entered into exclusive final negotiations with private equity firm CVC to buy Continental Foods, the companies said on Thursday.

Reckitt Benckiser first-quarter sales fall short, sees better second half

May 02 2019

LONDON Reckitt Benckiser Group reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales, due to weakness in its health business, but stood by its full-year forecast, relying on an improvement as the year goes on.

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