Hamish Maxwell, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its 1985 purchase of General Foods Corp. and 1988 takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate, has died. He was 87.
Mattel Inc. has won dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit by MGA Entertainment Inc., the toymaker that sought $1 billion in damages alleging Mattel violated antitrust laws in a dispute over Bratz dolls.
"There is no credible evidence that plain packaging will lower smoking rates, but strong evidence it breaches international trade rules."
- Philip Morris on Feb 18, 2013
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