Unilever will conduct a review of its global tea business, including the PG Tips and Lipton brands, in an apparent strategy rethink by chief executive Alan Jope in the face of slowing group sales growth.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
MAYONNAISE is a handy store-cupboard ingredient to try on hot broccoli, roasted vegetables, new potatoes, to add last-minute creaminess to a stir fry, or in grated carrot salad.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
After a cyber attack and a botched product launch spoiled Reckitt Benckiser’s 2017, a pricing squeeze threatens to make this year almost as tough.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
SuperValu say their stores may experience supply issues because of a price dispute with Unilever.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
EastEnders villain Janine Butcher pushing her new husband Barry Evans off a cliff has been named as the best soap opera exit of all time.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
A DOLLOP of mayo can work wonders for the simplest sandwich. On hot new potatoes it’s a treat, and delicious smeared on barely cooked broccoli.
Sun, 25 May, 2014
Hellmann’s and Dove soap maker Unilever topped the FTSE 100 Index risers board today after impressing investors with third quarter trading figures.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2012
Worrying economic data in the US and Europe overshadowed encouraging corporate results today and halted the recent recovery in world markets.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
Unilever today said underlying sales rose 7.2% at the start of this year after the company acted to recover sharply higher costs.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
Price hikes at the end of last year enabled consumer products giant Unilever to deliver a 7% rise in annual pre-tax profits today.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2008
Mayonnaise is firmly ahead of salad cream as the nation’s top choice of dressing, figures today show.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2007
Unilever is planning to cut 20,000 jobs globally over the next four years, it emerged today.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2007
Consumer products giant Unilever today said it had made good progress after underlying sales grew 4.8% in the three months to the end of September.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2006
KERRY Group has lost out in a €1.7 billion battle to buy Birds Eye frozen foods from Unilever.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2006
Unilever looked set to end its 63-year association with Birds Eye today after agreeing to sell most of its European frozen foods business for £1.16bn (€1.7bn).
Mon, 28 Aug, 2006
Private equity group Permira was today said to be poised to make a bid for the frozen foods arm of Unilever which includes Birds Eye.
Sun, 27 Aug, 2006
Consumer products giant Unilever banked a 16% rise in profits today but warned of tough sales conditions in the UK and Europe.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2006
Consumer products giant Unilever conceded today that price cuts and an advertising blitz had failed to return sales in Europe to growth.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2005
CONSUMER products giant Unilever is rumoured to be reviewing its frozen foods arm with a view to selling some or all of its brands, it was reported yesterday.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2005
Knorr-to-Domestos group Unilever said today its western European division needed to become competitive after second quarter profits fell 20%.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2005
Consumer goods giant Unilever is to offload a string of famous perfume brands to American cosmetics firm Coty, it announced today.
Fri, 20 May, 2005
Struggling consumer products group Unilever performed a U-turn today by announcing plans to scrap its dual-chairman structure.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2005
Consumer goods giant Unilever today denied that investors were pushing for the abolition of its dual-chairman structure.
Sun, 21 Nov, 2004
Consumer products giant Unilever dealt a fresh blow to investors today by revealing that sales of its top 400 brands shrank by 1% in the third quarter.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
CONSUMER products giant Unilever yesterday distanced itself from reports that it was planning to shed thousands of management jobs.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2004
Consumer products giant Unilever today distanced itself from reports that it was planning to shed thousands of management jobs.
Sun, 26 Sep, 2004
CONSUMER products giant Unilever was in danger of seeing its flagship Path to Growth strategy fall flat today after sales of key brands stalled.
Thu, 29 Jul, 2004
Consumer products giant Unilever provided more disappointment on trading today after sales of its leading brands failed to grow in the second quarter of 2004.
Wed, 28 Jul, 2004
Consumer products giant Unilever delivered “disappointing” first quarter figures today after competition in many of its markets remained intense.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2004
Consumer goods giant Unilever delivered a rise in profits today despite seeing disappointing growth for its leading brands.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2004
Consumer goods giant Unilever today delivered a 10% hike in third quarter profits, despite lacklustre sales.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2003
People staying in to watch coverage of the war in Iraq contributed to slower than expected first quarter sales for consumer goods giant Unilever, the group said today.
Fri, 02 May, 2003
Updates from a clutch of blue-chip companies should grab the attention this week as analysts get their clearest guide yet to trading so far in 2003.
Sun, 27 Apr, 2003
Dove soap to Magnum ice-cream maker Unilever today said it had strengthened its food operations in Asia by buying out a joint venture.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2003
Persil-to-Magnum group Unilever today reported a 10% rise in profits over the past year as sales of its core brands grew.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2003
Consumer products giant Unilever today cleared up some confusion over last year’s sales figures by saying trading came in at a stronger-than-forecast 5.4%.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2003
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