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  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The move could help revive Walmart's flagging grocery sales and boost the profile of the resurrected Wild Oats brand.

  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The move could help revive Walmart's flagging grocery sales and boost the profile of the resurrected Wild Oats brand.

  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 23- Investors are growing impatient with the makers of global brands like Cadbury chocolate, Campbell Soup and Tide laundry detergent, as these stalwart consumer products companies try to boost profits through cost cuts and brand makeovers while smaller rivals take risks and grab market share.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 27- Hindustan Unilever, India's largest consumer goods maker, expects sales growth to remain muted for the next few quarters at least, stymied by a sluggish economy which led to its seventh consecutive quarter of weaker sales.

  • Why the advertising industry is flocking to CES Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:30 PM ET
    Silhouettes of attendees at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Increasingly CES is the go-to destination for Madison Avenue to make deals and figure out how the latest technology will transform the advertising business.

  • Starcom MediaVest CEO on top CES trends     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    StarCom MediaVest Group CEO Laura Desmond thinks wearable technology and connected cars will be a big trend; and Unilever CMO Keith Weed says his company wants to understand how people are engaging with life.

  • LONDON, Dec 5- Consumer products giant Unilever Plc aims to cut the number of individual products it sells by 30 percent by the end of 2014 to become more efficient and navigate a global economic slowdown it admits it was slow to confront.

  • Oct 25- Procter& Gamble Co is chugging along with its turnaround, posting a quarterly profit that met Wall Street's expectations and holding to its annual forecasts as the world's largest household products maker gets a lift from cost cuts and a lower tax rate. Shares of P&G slipped 0.5 percent to $80.20 in premarket trading on Friday.

  • *Turnover down 6.5 percent to 12.5 billion euros. LONDON, Oct 24- Unilever Plc reported slower sales growth after demand for its consumer goods was hit by the devaluation of a handful of emerging market currencies and other factors such as rising onion prices in India.

  • As US stocks near high, is it time to cherry pick? Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 8:57 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With stocks near record highs, strategists are recommending investors focus on stock-picking select names and sectors, rather than the broader market.

  • Nestle sales growth misses poll on weak Europe and Asia Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Nestle said still-weak emerging market demand and falling prices for its products in Europe slowed underlying sales growth to 4.4 percent in the first nine months of the year.

  • How Google Earth surveillance will protect forests Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Logging in the Amazon is closely linked with road building.

    Nestlé and Unilever will soon be able to see what’s going on in any tropical forests in real-time, down to 1 meter. Is this the "good side" of the surveillance state?

  • Kevin Havelock, president of refreshment category at Unilever and Rebecca McGuire, founder of Yog, discuss the quick rise of frozen yogurts and whether it has hurt the ice cream industry.

  • Ben & Jerry's, porn producer settle lawsuit Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    A southern California porn studio has reached an agreement with Ben & Jerry's not to release X-rated DVDs whose names pay homage to the company's ice cream flavors.

  • Europe slowing down, US is flat: Unilever CEO     Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 2:55 AM ET

    Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, says the uneven recovery in the U.S. isn't helping the company.

  • Will rising rates start to sting stocks? Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 8:36 PM ET

    Wary of rising rates, stock traders will keep an eye on the bond market Thursday as another wave of earnings reports roll in.

  • Unequal US recovery not helping us: Unilever CEO Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    The U.S. is showing signs of recovery but the uncertain outlook could affect Unilever's business in the country, the group's chief executive told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever and chairman of Hindustan Unilever, discusses business opportunities in Myanmar, how best to approach a new market and growing responsibly.

  • Jim Cramer’s Long / Short Combination Trade Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    If you're a nimble investor, Cramer thinks you can short this stock against a long position in another.

  • Consumer Staples Getting Pricey: Pros Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    A few consumer staples stocks appear to have formed a bubble, the "Fast Money" pros say.

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