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  Nabisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nabisco dates its founding back to the 1890s, a decade during which the bakery business underwent a major consolidation.
The name of the company was not changed to Nabisco until 1971; prior to that year, the company was often referred to as N.B.C. (unrelated to the broadcasting company; even though the logo could be said to resemble an antenna, this seems to be a coincidence).
RJR Nabisco was in turn bought out in 1988 by Kolberg Kravis Roberts in the biggest leveraged buyout in history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nabisco   (589 words)

  
 TheStreet.com: Carl Icahn Increases Bid for Nabisco
Icahn, who is the Nabisco Group's largest individual shareholder with an 8.9% stake, had bid $13 a share for 100 million shares of Nabisco last Thursday in order to raise his total stake of the company to 40%, saying he would consider selling Nabisco if he succeeded in gaining control.
Nabisco Group was up 2 1/8, or 17%, at 14 1/2, while Nabisco Holdings was up 6 5/8, or 20%, at 39.
Nabisco Group was formed last June, when RJR Nabisco Holdings spun off its tobacco business as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings (RJR:NYSE - news) and changed its name.
www.thestreet.com /brknews/consumer/913540.html   (429 words)

  
 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
Pursuant to its agreement with Nickelodeon, Nabisco developed a CatDog snack that consists of small orange crackers in three shapes: half the crackers in a package are in the shape of the two-headed CatDog character, one-quarter in the shape of a bone, and one-quarter in the shape of a fish.
Nabisco contends that the court's finding of similarity was in error because of the "context" in which Nabisco is using the goldfish.
Nabisco also contends that the antidilution statutes require that the junior use of a mark be a "trademark use"-that is, a use for the designation of a sponsor or identification of a product-and that its use of the fish shape is neither.
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /scripts/getcase.pl?court=2nd&navby=case&no=997149&exact=1   (9182 words)

  
 RJR Nabisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RJR Nabisco, Inc., was an American conglomerate formed in 1985 by the merger of Nabisco Brands and R.J. Reynolds Industries.
RJR Nabisco was purchased in 1989 by Kolberg Kravis Roberts in the largest leveraged buyout (LBO) in history.
The RJR Nabisco LBO was, at the time, widely considered to be the pre-emininent example of corporate and executive greed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RJR_Nabisco   (160 words)

  
 Activists plan giant Nabisco boycott
Brose, a veteran of a successful public campaign to save the bakery in 1982, is hoping to embarrass Nabisco and its president, James Kilts, through the boycott and through protests planned for next week at the company's New Jersey headquarters and at a contract baker that does work for Nabisco in Ohio.
Nabisco cited overcapacity and the age of the bakery, the oldest in Nabisco's system, as reasons for the closure.
He also criticized Nabisco for making the decision to close the plant before he had a chance to engage in discussions about ways to save it, including bringing in state and city financial incentives.
www.post-gazette.com /businessnews/19980812nabisco2.asp   (904 words)

  
 Prepared Foods: Nabisco: lowfat snacks fatten profits - 1995 Food Processor of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Nabisco also is No. 1 in nuts non-chocolate candy, steak sauce, egg substitutes and pet snacks, and a strong No. 2 in margarine and mustard.
Nabisco's total cost base was reduced by 2% a year between 1989 and 1992, and by 4% in 1993 and'94.
Nabisco Biscuit Co. has been the market leader in cookies and crackers since the company was founded in 1898, but the unparalleled success of SipackWell's has widened the company's lead in most categories.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3289/is_n10_v164/ai_17493812   (1480 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Nabisco
Nabisco is a U.S.-based manufacturer of cookies and snacks, including brands such as Chips Ahoy, Fig Newtons, Mallomars, Oreos, Ritz Crackers, Teddy Grahams, Triscuits, and Wheat Thins.
The name of the company was not changed to Nabisco until 1971; prior to that year, the company was often referred to as N.B.C. (unrelated to the television network; even though the logo could be said to resemble an antenna, this seems to be a coincidence).
In 1985 Nabisco was bought by R.J. Reynolds.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/NABISCO   (405 words)

  
 Articles:Listing Nabisco
Nabisco Group Holdings Corp. on Friday said its shareholders approved the sale of its Nabisco Holdings Corp. unit, which makes Oreo cookies and Grey Poupon mustard, to food and tobacco giant Philip Morris Cos.
Nabisco (NA), the top cookie and cracker maker in the U.S., said net income came to $78 million, or 29 cents a diluted share, compared with $114 million, or 43 cents share, in the year-earlier period.
Nabisco Holdings Corp., which is being bought by Philip Morris Cos., said third-quarter earnings rose 33 percent as sales of candies, Oreo cookies, Ritz crackers and other snacks increased.
www.tobacco.org /articles/org/nabisco?&total_count=126&starting_at=25   (1831 words)

  
 The Food Timeline: Nabisco's Marshmallow Sandwich cookies
I remember the Nabisco cookies were packaged in a long, rectangular box containing two rows of cookies.
I remember those marshmallow sandwich cookies by Nabisco from the 1960's or before, the marshmallow squeezed between two vanilla cookies and don't forget the little bit of nice flavored jelly.
Obviously, Nabisco doesn't care to increase their sales from the many boomers who would love to see these come back and from all the new potential cookie afficianados.
www.foodtimeline.org /foodmarsh.html   (4526 words)

  
 Nabisco Information Sheet
Nabisco was owned by RJ Reynolds (#2 US tobacco corporation) for 14 years, from 1985-June 1999.
When the company was RJR Nabisco in 1998, the total lobbying expenditures were $5,448,060, $80,000 of which was spent by the subsidiary Nabisco Brands Inc. This information is according to the Center for Responsive Politics at www.opensecrets.org/lobbyists/98profiles/20165.htm
Nabisco has 12 core businesses, and is number one in seven of them (cookies, crackers, nuts, non-chocolate candy, pet snacks, steak sauce, and egg substitutes.) It owns nine of the country’s top 10 cookie and cracker brands.
www.stanford.edu /group/SICD/Nabisco/nabisco.html   (612 words)

  
 RJR Nabisco - Louis V. Gerstner as Chairman
RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp. is the parent company of RJR Nabisco, Inc., an international consumer products company with subsidiaries engaged in domestic and international tobacco businesses and an 80.7 percent interest in Nabisco Holdings Corp., a large multinational food company.
RJR Nabisco, through its subsidiaries, is a world leader in consumer packaged goods, with companies making high-quality, superior-value food and tobacco brands available in more than 170 countries and territories.
Nabisco is one of the world’s best-known multinational food companies, making and marketing a wide range of biscuits, snacks and premium grocery products.
www.scripophily.net /rjrnabholgro1.html   (660 words)

  
 Fool.com: Philip Morris Inhales Nabisco [Fool Plate Special] June 26, 2000
R.J. Reynolds was spun off from Nabisco Group Holdings last year in an effort to distance the tobacco operations part of the company from the food operations part, so that particular union is actually a reunion.
Nabisco brings with it 18 top brands to complement the existing 55 brands that each generate more than $100 million in revenue for Philip Morris.
Philip Morris also announced that after the combination of Nabisco with Kraft, the company plans to sell less than 20% of the company to the public by way of an initial public offering (IPO).
www.fool.com /news/foolplate/2000/foolplate000626.htm   (650 words)

  
 X-Entertainment -- Oreo Cookies: Nabisco officially goes insane...
For the past 4,000 years, the world has enjoyed Nabisco's bombastic mixture of chocolate frisbees and luscious creme, and even in today's health conscious society, there's few who aren't willing to make a fatty concession to the almighty Oreo.
Nabisco's bigger than all of us, and there's now more varieties of Oreo cookies that there are people who've ever lived or who will ever live.
I assume someone at Nabisco will come to their senses and realize that the associative costs of putting out 62,000 versions of the same cookie don't match up with the revenue.
x-entertainment.com /articles/0819   (2109 words)

  
 RJR might bid for Nabisco - May 5, 2000
Nabisco Group Holdings (RGH: Research, Estimates), which owns 80.6 percent of the food company, sees its stock trading at a discount to its stake in the food company due to the threat that it could be sucked into tobacco litigation if its former RJ Reynolds (RJR: Research, Estimates) unit ever goes bankrupt.
Nabisco Group Holding's market capitalization, while below the $8.8 billion value of its stake in the food business, is $5.7 billion, or more than twice the RJR market cap of $2.4 billion.
In June 1999 RJR Nabisco shed the tobacco operations through a spinoff of stock to shareholders, and it dropped the RJR prefix at that time.
money.cnn.com /2000/05/05/deals/rjr   (711 words)

  
 TheStreet.com: Update: Philip Morris Agrees to Acquire Nabisco Holdings for $14.9 Billion
Nabisco Holdings, which closed Friday at 51 5/8, is 80.6% owned by Nabisco Group Holdings (NGH:NYSE - news), whose sole asset is the Nabisco Holdings food business.
Nabisco Group agreed on Sunday to be acquired by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco (RJR:NYSE - news) after the Philip Morris deal closes.
After buying Nabisco Group in the fall, RJR expects its net proceeds will be $1.4 billion to $1.5 billion.
www.thestreet.com /brknews/consumer/976163.html   (549 words)

  
 Nabisco Turns to SQL Server 2000 Windows CE Edition for New Handheld Application
The benefits to Nabisco are substantial: 1) there are minimal update transfer points, 2) program coding is kept to a minimum resulting in rapid development turnaround, and 3) SQL Server 2000 Windows CE Edition is designed to integrate with the in-place toolset (e.g.
Nabisco's existing handheld system is based on handheld computer with six line screens, a built-in vertical keyboard, and runs the DOS operating system.
The technical solution needed for Nabisco's delivery drivers is complicated by its need to be disconnected during the day and to only communicate to back-end systems when docked back at the warehouse location.
www.microsoft.com /technet/prodtechnol/wce/case/nabisco1.mspx   (1244 words)

  
 NABISCO
According to Silvio Bonvini, Nabisco's senior manager of new media, the goals and objectives of the Nabisco site are manifold.
Nabisco doesn't sell advertising on any of its sites but does provide banner space for many of its strategic partners - at last count more than 100 - who have promotional tie-ins with Nabisco.
The contests that Nabisco runs on its sites are often tied into seasons, holidays and major sporting events.
www.leavcom.com /digi_nabisco.htm   (732 words)

  
 Places: Nabisco plant deserves historic status   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Nabisco factory marked the neighborhood's northern boundary and gave it a sense of enclosure and pride, with high-flying American flags that could (and still can) be seen for miles around.
Pittsburgh's Nabisco plant was built in three campaigns, with the first and most characteristic section going up in 1917 and 1918, with seven stories bracketed by robust, eight-story corner towers.
Only one criterion is needed for designation; Donnelly thinks the Nabisco factory, which the company abandoned in 1998 and which likely closed permanently as a bakery in January, meets five of them.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04252/375018.stm   (1029 words)

  
 INFACT Removes Nabisco As Boycott Target: Philip Morris's Kraft Now Primary Focus of Mounting Consumer Pressure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
RJR Nabisco has faced intense pressure from investors favoring a Nabisco spin-off for the past several years, some specifically referencing INFACT's Boycott as a reason to sever Nabisco's association with tobacco.
Nabisco's image was tarnished by charges of death-dealing and the Boycott was a distinct factor." CEO Steven Goldstone has acknowledged that a "tobacco taint" had harmed RJR Nabisco's stock performance.
Building on the victory of RJR Nabisco's breakup, thousands of INFACT activists and institutional endorsers of the Campaign have already begun to concentrate their efforts on Philip Morris, the driving force behind the tobacco industry in the US and internationally.
www.infact.org /699rjr.html   (590 words)

  
 Historic status sought for Nabisco - PittsburghLIVE.com
As factories go, the Nabisco bakery in East Liberty was a trend-setter, built to advertise the quality of the packaged cookies and crackers that helped foster America's fondness for convenience foods.
Nabisco hired an in-house architect because the company's president, Adolphus Green, wanted his factories to have style and dignity that would inspire worker loyalty, Donnelly said.
The Nabisco plant had showers and locker rooms for employees, fireproof stairways, and large windows providing natural light.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/search/s_198705.html   (808 words)

  
 LEAHLAND... Nabisco Beanies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
She is 8" tall with the Nabisco logo on her tag.
This Nabisco Honey Maid Bee is 7" tall and very cheery.
This is the Nabisco Nilla white Gorilla that has Nilla Wafers embroidered on front.
home.att.net /~leahland/nabisco.html   (250 words)

  
 Restructuring charges crumble Nabisco 2Q - Jul. 22, 1998
     For the first half of 1998, Nabisco said its operating income fell 23 percent to $127 million, or 48 cents a share, from $166 million, or 62 cents a share, a year earlier.
     Including the restructuring charge, Nabisco reported a $145 million loss, or 55 cents a share, for the first half of 1998.
Nabisco burned by biscuits - June 8, 1998
money.cnn.com /1998/07/22/companies/nabisco   (355 words)

  
 Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco (ISBN 0060161728) is a book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.
Ross Johnson, the CEO of R.J.R. Nabisco with plans to buy out the rest of the Nabisco shareholders.
John Greeniaus, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nabisco division of RJR Nabisco
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbarians_at_the_Gate:_The_Fall_of_RJR_Nabisco   (399 words)

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