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10 min ago | Business Wire

Unilever Sells Slim-Fast to Kainos Capital

Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business. The transaction includes the Slim-Fast trademark and the global Slim-Fast business portfolio.


Related Topix: Food, Unilever, Unilever NV, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

1 hr ago |

Ex-politician, TV star and author Ann Widdecombe woos WI

Ms Widdecombe spoke on various topics from her first job marketing at Unilever, her time as a British Conservative Party politician, MP, Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, her retirement from politics in 2010 and her time on Strictly Come Dancing later the same year.


Related Topix: Marketing, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games

5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Unilever targets tech startup talent with ad:tech London partnership

The Next Big Thing , created in collaboration with Collider, will be working with some of the leading tech startup hubs to showcase the country's rising tech stars.


Related Topix: Marketing, Native Advertising

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Triple Pundit

Unilever Competition to Fund Innovative Ideas from Young Social Entrepreneurs

Multinational consumer goods company Unilever is asking young leaders to prove what they're doing to help build a sustainable future.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Creative young Israelis invited to join competition to better the world and win 50,000 euros

Imaginative Israelis under the age of 30 are now able for the first time to compete in an international competition for a 50,000 euro prize for ideas that can "change the world."


Mobile Marketer

Data concerns replace creative as major mobile marketing issue for brands: survey

A new survey's finding that a lack of quality data has replaced creative constraints as a major issue for mobile advertisers points to how organizations are embracing mobile's critical role in the customer experience.


Related Topix: Mobile Marketing, Marketing

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Washington Post

One Nigerian's Changing Diet Unveils a 170-Million-Strong Market

Rachel Amos remembers growing up in Lagos on a diet of mashed unripe bananas and a homemade pudding of maize, sugar and water.


Related Topix: Nigeria, Financial Markets, Business News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Wire

Unilever Completes Sale of Ragu and Bertolli Pasta Sauce Brands to Mizkan Group

On May 22nd, the two companies announced the agreement for a total cash consideration of approximately $2.15 billion, including two production facilities.


Related Topix: Food, Unilever, Unilever NV

Brand Republic

Fetch hires first creative director

He joins from ReflexGroup where, as creative director he was responsible for cross-platform design and advertising projects for clients including Moet & Chandon, Laurent-Perrier, and Unilever.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Hotelscom


Boutique SA research agency recognised amongst global giants

Cape Town based Consumer Insight Agency was recently nominated at a Unilever global awards evening in London.


Related Topix: South Africa, World News

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Financial Times

Cass students' venture has no comparison

But the co-founder of Comparabien, the fast-growing Latin-American price comparison website, says he did not imagine that his life would change so dramatically when he signed up for an Executive MBA at Cass Business School in London.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jun 24, 2014

West Australian

Chemical maker Croda warns strong pound to hit profit; shares fall

British speciality chemical maker Croda International Plc warned that full-year pretax profit would be lower than last year's as a strong pound was expected to hit earnings.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Want To Find Alpha In This Market? Invest Abroad

QE is expected to taper off by this fall , and interest rates are expected to rise in 2015.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, REIT, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

Unilever: A High-Yielding Consumer Goods Company

In the current market environment, the search for reasonably priced stocks offering appealing dividend yields has become more and more difficult.


Related Topix: Food, Unilever, Unilever NV, Unibail, Real Estate, Financial Markets, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Unova

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Scientific Blogging

No One Is Really Shocked That Ben & Jerry's Is Anti-Science: It's A Surprise Unilever Is

I'm the founder of Science 2.0A and co-author of "Science Left Behind". A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone... There's no politics in ice cream but if there were, you can bet Ben & Jerry's would be the official ice cream of Mother Jones and Union of Concerned Scientists and other Democrats everywhere.


Related Topix: US News, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Activism, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Maxine Waters

Seeking Alpha

Is Private Equity Buying Unilever Soon?

A new rumor was introduced in the stock markets last week. Reported by the Daily Mail , a consortium of private equity players has given the green light to buy Unilever for $68/share.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Brand Republic

Unilever and Diageo lead UK shortlist in Branded Content Lions

Diageo's Guinness and Unilever's Cornetto and Axe are leading the pack with the most shortlisted UK nominations in the Branded Content Entertainment category at Cannes.


Related Topix: OgilvyOne

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Analyst Health Care

SKIM is a dynamic and rapidly growing market research agency, located in Rotterdam, Geneva, London, New York, San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, and San Jose.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Pfizer, Hoboken, NJ, Psychology, Science, Marketing

Government IoT comp gets support from EE, John Lewis and others

A 1 million government competition to find innovative Internet of Things start-ups has received the backing of large brand names like EE, John Lewis, Unilever and Seedcamp.


Related Topix: Seedcamp

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Economist

Business in Saudi Arabia: Half-opening the gates

A TRIP around the bustling shopping centres of Riyadh, with their wide range of familiar European and American retailing brands, gives the superficial impression of a country that is open to the outside world.


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia


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