Unilever agreed to buy a South Korean cosmetics maker for €2.27bn to gain a stronger foothold in the world’s fourth-largest skincare market, betting that the pop-culture-fuelled appeal of the country’s beauty products will outweigh concerns over regional tensions.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Russian billionaire, Mikhail Fridman’s L1 Retail investment vehicle has agreed to buy British retailer, Holland & Barrett, for £1.77bn (€2.01bn), in its first acquisition, betting on continued growth and expansion abroad for the health foods chain.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Unilever plans to acquire Dollar Shave Club in the US in a deal worth about $1bn (€905m), gaining a firmer foothold in the burgeoning market for male grooming products and opening up a new front in its battle against Procter & Gamble.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
IN recent years, sportsmen such as David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and the Welsh rugby player Gavin Henson have made it, if not de rigueur, more acceptable for men to look after their formerly rough, red-tinged, gangly-toothed, chapped-lipped faces.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2013