Following today’s news that Unilever’s Q3 results reported underlying sales growth of 2.5%, with 4.1% price and (1.5)% volume; Carmen Bryan, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Unilever’s focus on investments and divestments
Unilever, together with Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, have developed a new high barrier paper-based packaging material for Unilever’s Colman’s dry Meal Maker and Sauces range by reducing plastic, increasing paper content, and consequently ensuring recyclability in
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations, launches a five-year partnership with Unilever to provide the world’s number one hygiene soap brand, Lifebuoy, to all 66 URW centres in the group’s UK and European property portfolio,
Unilever dropping ‘normal’ supports social causes, an essential driver of purchases for a quarter of global shoppers, according to GlobalData
Following today’s news (9 March) that Unilever has dropped ‘normal’ claims when referring to skin and hair types in a bid to push an inclusivity message;
Following todays (21 January 2021) that Unilever had committed to a 2030 pledge to ensure the living wage for all supply-chain workers worldwide; Lucy Ambler, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Tight supermarket
Unilever today announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, within the next five to seven years. The growth will be driven by the roll-out of The Vegetarian Butcher as well as
Following today’s news (Wednesday 18 November) that Unilever has set a €1bn ($1.2bn) target in annual plant-based food sales; Ryan Whittaker, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Unilever has chosen the right time
The UK’s leading home care brands, Comfort, Domestos and Surf are adding limited-edition festive fragrances to their portfolios in the lead-up to Christmas. The new seasonal winter range includes; Surf Frosted Pine & Apple Liquid Detergent and Domestos Frosted Pine
Commencis today announces that its enterprise-level big data analytics and engagement platform Dataroid has been chosen by Unilever Turkey to better understand user behaviour across digital channels, enhance customer experience with multi-channel engagement and drive growth with real-time marketing.
Unilever, the UK’s number one ice cream manufacturer, is set to brighten up freezers across the nation this summer with its latest range of innovation from the iconic Wall’s brand.
Unilever considers selling tea brands as UK market set to decline to 7.8bn litres in 2019, says GlobalData
Following on from the recent news (30 January 2020) of Unilever looking to sell its PG Tips and Lipton brands, Arian Bassari, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data analytics company, offers his view on these developments: “Unilever selling its
China presents a massive growth opportunity for British businesses but they must understand the Chinese consumer, adopt a mobile first strategy and move fast, all of the time.
Unilever today announced that its purpose-led, Sustainable Living Brands are growing 69% faster than the rest of the business and delivering 75% of the company’s growth.
Unilever has announced that Sunny Jain has been appointed to the role of President, Beauty & Personal Care, and will become a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE).
Unilever today announced changes to its leadership and organisation as it continues its transformation into a faster, leaner and more agile company. The changes build on our creation of three global Divisions last year – beauty & personal care,
The acquisition fits with Unilever’s strategy to expand its portfolio into plant-based foods that are healthier and have a lower environmental impact. With this acquisition, Unilever is responding to the growing trend among consumers to increasingly opt for vegetarian and
AXE (LYNX in the UK) introduces a new gifting range with a holistic 2D and 3D packaging design by London-based AXE brand guardians, PB Creative. In the build up to the festive period, AXE’s parent company Unilever asked PB Creative to
Not-for-profit standards organisation GS1 UK has launched its new grocery product data service on behalf of its members; represented by the Industry Charter of 12 leading retailers and suppliers, including Tesco, Ocado and Unilever. productDNA has been designed by this
Unilever to locate Food & Refreshment division in Rotterdam but maintains UK, Amsterdam and New York listings
Unilever is aiming to transform into a simpler, more agile and more focused business. The changes will further drive long-term performance and shareholder value, and build upon its Connected 4 Growth programme, the company said. Unilever is evolving its structure to be
Unilever to create single system for trade and marketing operations with Accenture and Salesforce solutions
Unilever, a global consumer goods company, has signed a deal with Accenture to implement Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution (RE) to create a single system for trade and marketing operations. Built on the Salesforce platform, the
Unilever today committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the entire fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate progress towards the circular economy.
Sales of Marmite jump £335,000 in week ending 15 October – up 61% on same period last year, IRI reports
Sales of Marmite, the concentrated yeast extract spread which was recently at the centre of a high profile dispute with UK retailer Tesco over its pricing, rose by £335,000 in the week ending 15 October. That represents an increase of
FMCG suppliers need to be aware of retailer priorities and better prepared for their own ‘Marmite’ price conversation, says Bridgethorne
Category and shopper management specialist Bridgethorne has urged FMCG suppliers to be better prepared for potential cost price discussions with retail multiples, following Tesco’s temporary suspension of Marmite and other Unilever brands.
Progress made in Unilever’s labour practices in Vietnam, but significant challenges remain, says Oxfam
A new report published today by Oxfam finds Unilever’s overall commitment to labour rights in its Vietnam supply chain has improved over the last three years, but that significant challenges remain. The report follows a previous study in 2013 which highlighted
Taste is a key driver of behaviour when it comes to the food we buy and eat with almost two thirds of consumers across the continent (64%) believing that sustainably grown vegetables taste better. This was the finding of a recent