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CommentWire
CommentWire

Barr: generic Adderall gets attention

Shire's Adderall made over $400 million in 2002, and is one of the leading therapies used to treat children with attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Barr is unlikely to capture much of Shire's market share because the approval is for the older twice-daily version - less popular than Shire's convenient once-daily Adderall XR.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Ford: industry doubts over outlook

The sufferings of the world's number 2 vehicle manufacturer are continuing apace. Recently announced cuts in Ford's production and earnings targets have added to market doubts over the sustainability of the company, which has made losses of over $6.4 billion over the last two years. One hope is that a new version of its F-150 pickup truck could help stabilize Ford's revenues.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Revlon: not reveling in success

Revlon registered an operating loss of $114.9 million for 2002, compared to an operating income of $16.1 million in 2001. A large part of the drop was due to a $100 million charge for its 'growth plan'. Revlon is currently in the middle of major repositioning efforts, which appear to be paying off.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Mar 2003
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

US private label: 12% growth by 2006

Published By Datamonitor
17 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Soft drinks: readying for the summer drinks battle

Both Coke and PepsiCo are launching lemon-lime drinks in the hope of capitalizing on the crucial summer sales period. However, as they launch ever more new products, marketing budgets will be spread more thinly. Meanwhile fragmenting media channels mean that marketers will have to become increasingly creative with their limited budgets.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Ask Jeeves: reading the questions

In a new report, Enterprise Search Technologies, Datamonitor has reviewed the products of eight enterprise search vendors, singling out JeevesOne Analytics for its advanced capabilities. The growing importance of search and information retrieval analytics puts Ask Jeeves in a strong position for future growth.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
11 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Consumer goods: store for war

Uncertainty about the increasingly likely US-led war on Iraq, together with continuing concerns over terrorism, are troubling consumers. This state of fear has repercussions on consumer purchasing behaviour, encouraging cutbacks on some products and the stockpiling of others.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
11 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Fuel cells: EU and US to co-operate

An agreement between the European High Commission and the US Government's Department of Energy will push the development of hydrogen fuel cell power at a trans-Atlantic level. Paradoxically, the US may well rely upon coal-fired power stations to generate the energy needed to isolate environmentally friendly hydrogen in a fuel form.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
10 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

International Power: time to hold firm

Despite reporting strong revenue and profit growth, shares in International Power had fallen 8% on Friday. Current investor concerns, centering on a gloomy 2003 outlook, seem misplaced given the group's encouraging performance in a tough 2002.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Plastic cards: UK leads the way in Europe

The finding that UK consumers are the greatest users of payment cards in Europe is no surprise. Plastic cards have always been popular in the UK, both as a payment and a borrowing tool. Moreover, the gap looks set to widen as the UK card providers increasingly choose to mirror US practices in order to encourage further growth.<BR />

Published By Datamonitor
06 Mar 2003

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