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Thousands of 'sure-fire' products flop this century

...their limits in inducing consumers to buy a new and unproved car." CONSUMER DISLIKE also quickly snuffed out RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp.'s smokeless cigarette, a $325 million project first called the Premier. One person who tried it immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/23/bus_262026.shtml
Business
Icahn wants RJR Nabisco broken his way

...Financier Carl Icahn is dissatisfied with a plan by RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp. for breaking up the food and tobacco company...spin off the company's controlling stake in the Nabisco Holdings Corp. food business -- which includes Chips Ahoy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/bus_255880.shtml
Business
RJR chairman: International tobacco business top priority

NEW YORK -- The top official at RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp. says finding a way to make its international...spinoff was imminent of RJR's 80.6 percent stake in Nabisco Holdings Corp., maker of Oreo cookies and Planters nuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/bus_253782.shtml
Business
Additional business news

...moderately heavy at 846 million shares, was below Wednesday's level. RJR posts fourth-quarter loss NEW YORK -- RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp. posted a $585 million fourth-quarter loss, mainly because of a $632 million charge associated with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/bus_251621.shtml
Business
RJR Nabisco plans more job cuts

...operationally," said Steven F. Goldstone, RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp.'s chairman and chief executive. The remaining...tobacco operations and 16,000 overseas. Meanwhile, Nabisco Holdings Corp., which is 80.6 percent owned by RJR, announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/15/bus_247562.shtml
Business
Keebler elf and Thin Mints join forces

...Keebler sells about one of every four cookies or crackers consumed in the country. Still, it remains second to Nabisco Holdings Corp., which makes Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Newtons and Ritz crackers. Nabisco accounts for one of every three cookies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/26/bus_237032.shtml
Business
Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive, dangerous

...in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Philip Morris Cos. was down $5.75 to $116.25, and RJR Nabisco Holdings Inc. $1.25 to $31. The owner of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., BAT Industries PLC, fell 75 cents to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/21/biz_205659.shtml
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One-third of pension plans underfunded

...American Home Products Co., Madison, N.J. 246 90 ** Ingersoll Rand Co., Woodcliff Lake, N.J. 147 90 RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp., New York 297 90 UAL Corp., Chicago 162 91 United Parcel Service of America, Atlanta 275 91 Unisys Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/13/bus_201252.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...investors applauded the company's plan to acquire Nabisco Holdings Corp. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 138...said Sunday it has reached an agreement to purchase Nabisco Holdings Corp. for $14.9 billion plus the assumption of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/27/bus_293037.shtml
Business
Some 'sure-fire' goods misfired

...their limits in inducing consumers to buy a new and unproved car." Consumer dislike also quickly snuffed out RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp.'s smokeless cigarette, a $325 million project first called the Premier. One person who tried it immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/09/met_276968.shtml
Metro