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Unilever CFO affirms targets in presentation at CAGNY
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 08:41am EST 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER CFO SAYS VEGAN CORNETTO ROLLING OUT ACROSS EUROPE THIS YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS LIPTON TEA ICE CREAM GOING TO 18 OTHER MARKETS.UNILEVER CFO SAYS IN 5 YEARS, COMPANY EXPECTS 30 PERCENT OF TURNOVER COMING FROM E-COMMERCE AND BRAND SITES.UNILEVER CFO SAYS WELL ON TRACK TO MEET SALES, MARGIN TARGETS.  Full Article

Unilever Says Received Binding Offer From Dr.Oetker To Acquire Alsa Baking And Dessert Preparation Business​
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 04:04am EST 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Unilever Nv ::‍UNILEVER HAS RECEIVED A BINDING OFFER FROM DR.OETKER TO ACQUIRE ALSA BAKING AND DESSERT PREPARATION BUSINESS​.‍TRANSACTION WOULD INCLUDE MANUFACTURING UNIT IN LUDRES, FRANCE​.‍HAS RECEIVED BINDING OFFER FOR PURCHASE OF ALSA BAKING AND DESSERT BUSINESS FROM DR. OETKER FOR AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT​.  Full Article

Weight Watchers Names Gail Tifford Chief Brand Officer
Monday, 5 Feb 2018 07:24am EST 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Weight Watchers International Inc ::WEIGHT WATCHERS NAMES GAIL TIFFORD CHIEF BRAND OFFICER.WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL - TIFFORD JOINS FROM UNILEVER.  Full Article

‍Unilever To Acquire Betty Ice For Undisclosed‍​ Amount​
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 08:00am EST 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Unilever Nv ::‍UNILEVER TO ACQUIRE BETTY ICE​.SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THE BUSINESS OF BETTY ICE SRL, THE ROMANIAN ICE-CREAM PRODUCER. THE VALUE OF THE TRANSACTION IS UNDISCLOSED‍​.‍UNILEVER'S SOUTH CENTRAL EUROPE ICE CREAM DIVISION AND BETTY ICE WILL OPERATE AS A STANDALONE UNIT WITHIN UNILEVER​.ANNOUNCED THAT IT HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THE BUSINESS OF BETTY ICE SRL, THE ROMANIAN ICE-CREAM PRODUCER.AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO REGULATORY APPROVAL BY THE ROMANIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITIES‍​.  Full Article

Unilever And PT Perkebunan Nusantara Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding
Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 08:36am EST 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - UNILEVER NV ::AND PT PERKEBUNAN NUSANTARA (PTPN) SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU).MOU TO ACCELERATE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL IN INDONESIA‍​.  Full Article

Unilever To Acquire Schmidt’s Naturals
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 12:15pm EST 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER TO ACQUIRE SCHMIDT’S NATURALS.SAYS TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED​.  Full Article

Unilever CFO stands by targets
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 04:47pm EST 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER CFO SAYS SEES 6 BILLION EUROS IN SAVINGS TO 2019, REINVESTING 4 BILLION OF THAT.UNILEVER CFO SAYS 5 BILLION EURO BUYBACK VIRTUALLY COMPLETE, NET DEBT TO EBITDA ON WAY TO 2 TIMES BY YEAR-END.UNILEVER CFO SAYS EXPECTS UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN GROWTH OF AT LEAST 100 BP IN '17, ON TRACK FOR 20 PERCENT MARGIN BY 2020.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "VERY HAPPY" WITH HOW SPREADS PROCESS IS PROGRESSING.UNILEVER CFO SAYS PACE AND VELOCITY OF PORTFOLIO CHANGE THROUGH M&A HAS INCREASED.UNILEVER CFO SAYS COMBINED IMPACT OF 19 ACQUISITIONS SINCE 2015, PLUS SPREADS DISPOSAL AND DIVESTITURES ADDS 1 PERCENT GROWTH TO SALES.  Full Article

Unilever personal care chief sees return to 4 pct-plus growth "soon"
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 01:54pm EST 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS "REMAINS UNSATISFIED" WITH SALES AND IS "DETERMINED AND CONFIDENT" THAT CO WILL SOON BE GROWING ABOVE 4 PERCENT.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS TO LAUNCH DOVE DERMA SERIES, PRESCRIPTION STRENGTH PRODUCTS FOR SKIN CONDITIONS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS ON TRACK FOR 1 BILLION EURO AMBITION FOR PRESTIGE BUSINSS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS E-COMMERCE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MORE THAN 10 PERCENT OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS BY 2021, UP FROM 4 PERCENT NOW.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS HEALTH AND BEAUTY, E-COMMERCE CHANNELS TO ACCOUNT FOR 70 PERCENT OF GROWTH OVER NEXT 3,4 YEARS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS HAS LAUNCHED SKINSEI IN BETA, A PERSONALIZED, DIRECT TO CONSUMER SKINCARE REGIMEN.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS LAUNCHING LOVE BEAUTY AND PLANET BRAND.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS 4 NEW ORGANIC BRAND LAUNCHES IN 2017.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS SLOWDOWN DUE TO MARKET SLOWDOWN, WEAKNESS IN INDONESIA AND BRAZIL AND STEP-UP OF LOCAL COMPETITION.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS FIRST TWO ISSUES TEMPORARY, BUT LOCAL COMPETITION IS LONG-TERM PHENOMENON.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS DECLINES TO SAY WHEN BUSINESS WILL RETURN TO GROWTH ABOVE 4 PERCENT BUT CONFIDENT IT WILL BE "SOON".  Full Article

Unilever Nv Outlook For 2017 Is Reconfirmed‍​
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 04:39am EST 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Unilever Nv ::OUTLOOK FOR 2017 IS RECONFIRMED‍​.SEES STRONG CASH FLOW DELIVERY‍​.CONNECTED 4 GROWTH IS EXPECTED TO DELIVER GROWTH AHEAD OF OUR MARKETS‍​.EXPECT UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH WITHIN THE 3 TO 5% RANGE.SEES IMPROVEMENT IN UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN OF AT LEAST 100 BASIS POINTS IN 2017.  Full Article

Unilever Continues To Expect 2017 Underlying Sales Growth of 3-5 pct
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 02:50am EST 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::‍UPDATE ON UNILEVER'S 2020 PROGRAMME TO ACCELERATE SUSTAINABLE SHAREHOLDER VALUE CREATION​.SAYS ‍OUTLOOK FOR 2017 IS RECONFIRMED​.‍CONTINUE TO EXPECT UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH WITHIN 3 TO 5% RANGE​.‍BOARD IS CONDUCTING A REVIEW OF DUAL-HEADED LEGAL STRUCTURE​.‍BOARD CONSIDERS THAT UNIFICATION WITH A SINGLE SHARE CLASS WOULD BE IN BEST INTERESTS OF UNILEVER​.SAYS ‍REVIEW BY BOARD IS CONTINUING AND OUTCOME WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DUE COURSE​.‍CONNECTED 4 GROWTH EXPECTED TO DELIVER GROWTH AHEAD OF MARKETS, EXPECTED TO TRANSLATE TO UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH OF 3-5% PER YEAR BETWEEN NOW-2020​.INTENDS TO ‍TERMINATE N.V. PREFERENCE SHARES​.INTENDS TO ‍CONTINUE TO APPLY BOTH UK AND DUTCH CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODES​.‍WHATEVER OUTCOME, UPON ANY UNIFICATION, BOARD INTENDS TO, MAINTAIN LISTINGS IN NETHERLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM AND UNITED STATES​.‍EXIT FROM CO'S SPREADS BUSINESS VIA SALE OR DE-MERGER REMAINS FULLY ON TRACK​.  Full Article

RPT-UPDATE 2-Nestle in talks to end supermarket row as pricing pressures build

LONDON/ZURICH, Feb 21 Nestle is in talks to end a pricing stand-off with several European supermarkets, including Belgium's Colruyt and Switzerland's Coop, which have dropped some of the Swiss group's products in the latest sign of growing pressures on the retail industry.