Japan and U.S. begin major military exercise as concern about China grows
Japan and the United States on Monday began air, sea and land exercises around Japan in a show of force in the face of increased Chinese military activity in the region.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.