Biosite extends Fisher partnership:
This article was originally published in Clinica
San Diego, California-based diagnostics company Biosite has extended its 14-year distribution partnership with Fisher HealthCare for an additional three years. Under the new agreement, the Houston, Texas-based subsidiary of Fisher Scientific will distribute Biosite's complete line of diagnostic products in the US through to 2008. Biosite recently reported third-quarter earnings of $12.6m, a 21% increase from the same period last year. The firm's revenues, at $69.7m, were boosted by a 13% increase in sales of its flagship product, the Triage BNP test for diagnosing patients with symptoms of heart failure.
You may also be interested in...
The head of the European Medicines Agency is nearing the end of his tenure. We consider Guido Rasi’s achievements over the past 10 years as well as the controversies that have arisen under his leadership – and report that sailing is likely to figure in his plans for life after the agency.
Can shaving ever be “friction free”? Not according to Procter & Gamble, which challenged in a complaint to the UK Advertising Standards Authority a claim made by a British cosmetics firm FFS that it provided a “friction free” shaving experience for women via its subscription razor service.