Vicks family remedies became so popular that in 1898 richardson sold his half of the drugstore to his former partner and started his own company the l richardson drug company was a wholesale drug business that sold medicines to drugstores throughout the state. About richardson vicks inc richardson vicks inc in hatboro is a company that specializes in perfumes, cosmetics, and other toilet preparations our records show it was established in pennsylvania company address 330 s warminster rd hatboro, pennsylvania, 19040 phone number. Richardson-vicks inc operates as a subsidiary of procter & gamble co the vicks brand also produces formula 44 cough medicines, cough drops, vicks vaporub, and a number of inhaled breathing treatments. Richardson-vicks inc headquarters. Richardson-vicks has wooed and won a white knight offer worth $12 billion from procter & gamble, thwarting an unsolicited takeover bid from unilever under terms of a definitive agreement announced jointly by the companies tuesday, procter & gamble soon will begin a $69-a-share cash tender offer.
H smith richardson jr grew up in a household in which vicks vaporub, the cold remedy, meant more than relief from a hacking cough he was the grandson of the man who developed that product, and. Named for richardson’s brother-in-law, dr joshua vick, according to some, and for the vick seed catalog according to others, it was later rebranded as vicks vaporub. The company name was changed to richardson-merrell in 1960 and to richardson-vicks in 1981, when the merrell pharmaceutical division was sold to dow chemical sales passed the $1 billion mark in 1979, and by 1983 health care and consumer brands such as oil of olay , clearasil , pantene , vidal sassoon , fixodent , and thompson's water seal. After rejecting unilever's first offer, both richardson-vicks and the richardson family--which is descended from lunsford richardson, who founded its precursor, vicks family remedies co, in greensboro, nc, in 1907--announced plans to buy back a significant amount of the company's stock.
Richardson-vicks inc company research & investing information find executives and the latest company news. Mss coll 55 richardson-vicks collection a notebook of hand-written notes, recipes, and prescriptions, as well as some receipts has several pasted in materials. Richardson-vicks inc overview richardson-vicks inc filed as a statement & designation by foreign corporation in the state of california and is no longer activethis corporate entity was filed approximately thirty-seven years ago on tuesday, february 24, 1981 , according to public records filed with california secretary of stateit is important to note that this is a foreign filing. Plaintiff richardson-vicks inc (“rvi”) is the assignee of reexamination certificate b1 4,552,899 (“the '899 patent”) the patent is addressed to an over-the-counter (“otc”) medicine that combines, in various ratios, two well-known ingredients, the analgesic ibuprofen and the decongestant pseudoephedrine.
Richardson corporation was founded in 1921 and originated as an extension and continuation of the real estate investment interests of richardson-vicks, inc initially, richardson corporation engaged in the business of real estate investments and management of properties owned by it and by members of the richardson family. News vick’s vaporub: entrepreneurship and innovation circa 1894 february 09, 2017 vick richardson-vicks inc eventually moved to new york city, and product lines included nyquil, clearasil, laboris, oil of olay and formby's vick's is now a procter & gamble product. Sandoz pharmaceuticals v richardson-vicks, inc, 735 f supp 597 (d del 1989) case opinion from the us district court for the district of delaware. Access to case studies expires six months after purchase date publication date: march 21, 1988 considers the predicament of richardson-vicks in 1985 after 80 years of growth and independence.
The vicks brand also produces formula 44 cough medicines, cough drops, vicks vaporub, and a number of inhaled breathing treatments for much of its history, vicks products were manufactured by the family-owned company richardson-vicks, inc, based in greensboro, north carolina. Lunsford richardson, a pharmacist in greensboro, north carolina, creates and sells 21 home remedies under the “vicks” name in the 1890s of the 21 home remedies, the best-selling version by far is the vicks croup and pneumonia salve. Smith richardson's prescription for a healthy company was to focus its efforts on selling the product that brought in the most money vicks croup and pneumonia salve by about 1911, the other remedies had been dropped, and the company had changed its name to vick chemical company and its product's name to the catchy vicks vaporub. Cornell law professor sherry f colb comments on a wiki document allegedly started by a group of students at the university of washington last year that allows people to make anonymous accusations of rape or sexual abuse by posting the names of alleged assailants.
After proctor & gamble acquired richardson vicks in 1985, he became executive vice president of research and development in shelton, connecticut he retired from the company in 1992 and. Location currently not on view maker richardson-vicks inc place made united states: connecticut, wilton physical description. The richardson vicks company arose out of lunsford richardson's success back in the early 1900s with home remedies, especially a croup and pneumonia salve that salve later became vicks vaporub. Key pieces of p&g's 1985 acquisition of richardson-vicks, such as olay and pantene, didn't really take off until five years later in the case of pantene and nearly 15 years later in the case of olay.
Vicks 6,858 likes vicks is an american brand of over-the-counter medications owned by the american company procter & gamble vicks manufactures nyquil. Hair-in-the-sun hair conditioner and hair lotion which protects the hair from the damaging effects of wind and sun owned by: richardson vicks inc serial number: 73638488. Richardson-vicks inc wilton, ct 1975 200,000 square feet this headquarters, built for a pharmaceutical company, is located in a densely-wooded site in connecticut and the intention in master planning was to occupy the least possible amount of the site, consistent with maintaining an invisible presence in the surrounding residential. The richardson-vicks collection consists primarily of materials relating to vick chemical co and its predecessors, as well as a smaller number of items pertaining to the richardson family vick chemical was founded by lunsford richardson ii and is best known for the cold salve called vicks vaporub.
After retiring from richardson vicks in 1992, i was a consultant to jtbaker and p&g regarding liability insurance matters and environmental superfund sites liability.