NBTY

‘NBTY Inc.’ is gone forever, though not really

Possibly sensing it had the cart before the horse, Ronkonkoma-based NBTY Inc. has announced an immediate corporate name change. The 45-year-old manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, nutritional supplements and beauty products has officially changed its corporate name to The Nature’s Bounty Co., according to a statement issued Monday. All NBTY webpages were updated Monday morning wit “The Nature’s Bounty Co.” logos and content. The switch was made to “better reflect its commitment to global wellness,”…


Gulp: NBTY posts sales drop, plunge in net income

They might wish they’d sold Vitamin World a little sooner. Just one week after announcing it was selling its retail business to a subsidiary of New York City investment group Centre Lane Partners, Ronkonkoma-based dietary supplement manufacturer NBTY Inc. on Wednesday reported an 89.4 percent reduction in net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31, the first quarter of the company’s 2016 fiscal year. NBTY, launched in 1971 as Nature’s Bounty Inc., claimed net income…