Beecham (Pharmaceutical Company)

Beecham (Pharmaceutical Company)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Beecham was a British pharmaceutical company. It was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Beecham, after having merged with SmithKline Beckman, merged with GlaxoWellcome to become GlaxoSmithKline. Beecham was the family business of Thomas Beecham, a chemist. He was the grandfather of the conductor also named Thomas Beecham. As a boy, he worked as a shepherd, selling herbal remedies as a sideline. He then started as a travelling salesman or peddler. Their first product was Beecham's Pills, a laxative, in 1842. Subsequent success enabled him to open a shop in Wigan in 1847show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134961736
  • 9786134961738