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May 17, 2012

Prestige Brands closed out its fiscal 2012 ended March 31 on a high note with $441.1 million in revenues for the year, up 31.1%. And fiscal 2013 is looking promising as the company will have full-year contributions from its 17 acquired over-the-counter brands from GlaxoSmithKline.

IRVINGTON, N.Y. — Prestige Brands closed out its fiscal 2012 ended March 31 on a high note with $441.1 million in revenues for the year, up 31.1%. And fiscal 2013 is looking promising as the company will have full-year contributions from its 17 acquired over-the-counter brands from GlaxoSmithKline.

September 19, 2010

Prestige Brands on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...

IRVINGTON, N.Y. Prestige Brands on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Blacksmith Brands for $190 million in cash. Blacksmith manages five over-the-counter brands, including Efferdent, Effergrip, PediaCare, Luden’s and NasalCrom.

 

With the addition of these five brands, OTC products in the Prestige portfolio now account for 75% of revenues and an even greater percentage of brand contribution.

 

August 22, 2010

There are three factors that will help shape the upcoming cough-cold season: supply chain, illness...

June 2, 2010

In consultation with the Food and Drug Administration, Blacksmith Brands last week voluntarily recalled all...

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. In consultation with the Food and Drug Administration, Blacksmith Brands last week voluntarily recalled all lots of four children's products in the PediaCare line. The products were manufactured for Blacksmith Brands by McNeil Consumer Healthcare at McNeil's Fort Washington, Pa., plant.

 

The four PediaCare items involved in the recall are:

November 8, 2009

An acquisition of second-tier brands like Efferdent and Luden's can only be good news for...

NEW YORK An acquisition of second-tier brands like Efferdent and Luden's can only be good news for the health of each of these brands, especially as Blacksmith Brands breathes some new life into each of these franchises.