Source - SMW
Reckitt Benckiser Group said first-quarter sales jumped 23%, assisted by currency fluctuations and acquisitions.

Sales at the consumer goods company rose to £3.11m, which represented an increase of 2% on a like-for-like basis.

The company stuck to its annual guidance for a 13-14% rise in sales, representing like-for-like growth of 2-3%.

'A solid start overall in the first quarter, operating under our new organisational structure,' chief executive Rakesh Kapoor said.

'Our priority remains organic growth under our new focussed organisation structure.  The integration of MJN is going well.'