Supermarket giant Tesco today said Sir Richard Broadbent will take on one of the biggest roles in UK business when he replaces David Reid as chairman in November.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index dived more than 2% for the second successive session today as a fresh wave of economic gloom hit stocks.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2008
Flora-to-Persil firm Unilever today said it had chosen the boss of Nestle’s Americas division as its next chief executive.
London’s blue chip share index was treading water ahead of the latest interest rate decision today, despite some welcome support from heavily-weighted miners.
Consumer products giant Unilever today announced the departure of chief executive Patrick Cescau after 35 years with the company.
Consumer goods giant Unilever came under pressure on the London market today as interim figures from the group revealed a fall in sales volumes.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2008
Headhunters have started the search for a new chief executive to run one of the world’s biggest consumer products firms, it was reported today.
Sun, 27 Jul, 2008
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
CONSUMER goods giant Unilever reported underlying sales below analyst expectations yesterday and gave a lacklustre outlook for 2007, sending its shares lower.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2007
CONSUMER goods giant Unilever reported a 4.8% jump in third-quarter underlying sales yesterday, near the top of expectations, pushing shares to an eight-month high.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2006
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
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
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
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
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
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