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Unilever's sales rebound masks murky outlook

Oct 22 2020

LONDON Unilever held back from celebrating a much stronger-than-expected return to sales growth in the third quarter on Thursday, as the CEO said the outlook remained "highly unpredictable". | Video

Unilever could tidy portfolio with disposals in beauty and personal care

Oct 22 2020

LONDON Unilever could sell some small beauty and personal care brands as it looks to pivot its portfolio toward faster-growth areas, its chief financial officer said on Thursday.

Reckitt lifts sales view as coronavirus spurs demand for Dettol, Lysol

Oct 20 2020

LONDON Reckitt Benckiser reported a much bigger-than-expected rise in third-quarter sales on Tuesday and raised its full-year outlook, as the coronavirus pandemic lifts demand for cleaning products such as Dettol and Lysol.

Unsuited to new era? Fate of formal fashion hangs by a thread

Oct 16 2020

MILAN/SYDNEY/LONDON Italian luxury designer Brunello Cucinelli makes men's suits that sell for up to 7,000 euros ($8,200). But even he - like most people across the globe - hasn't worn a suit for months, let alone bought one. | Video

Nestle kicks off $5 billion sale of Pure Life, other water brands, sources say

Oct 15 2020

LONDON Nestle has kicked off the sale of its North American water brands including Pure Life and Poland Spring, according to four sources familiar with the matter, as the world's largest food group continues to exit slow-growth businesses.

End of an era as Unilever UK shareholders back unification plan

Oct 12 2020

LONDON/AMSTERDAM Shareholders in Unilever Plc have approved the company's plan to end its 90-year-old dual-headed structure in favour of a single London-based entity, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company said on Monday.

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