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  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by a strengthening international market and higher ad spending in the United States. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • *Sodexo cuts 2013/ 14 sales growth goal to 2.2-2.5 pct. *Sodexo keeps full-year profit goals. PARIS, July 9- Sodexo, the world's second-biggest catering services company, cut it full-year sales growth forecast on Wednesday, warning its fourth quarter would be weaker than expected due to the delayed start-up of some large contracts.

  • ECB under pressure on 'crazy’ euro: Airbus Exec Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:56 PM ET
    Fabrice Bregier, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus.

    Pressure is on the ECB to take action against a strong euro with a leading industrialist calling on Frankfurt to tackle the euro's "crazy" strength.

  • LONDON/ ACCRA, July 4- Tucked in a corner of a Guinness brewery in a run-down part of Ghana's capital, flanked by industrial silos and crates of bottles, stands the Cube, a gleaming mini-factory that may point the way forward for global consumer goods companies in Africa.

  • Food makers feel their way towards online future Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    PARIS, July 1- Grocery manufacturers are struggling to adapt to the online world and need to invest in smarter packaging, presentation and supply chains to reap the long term benefits.

  • Cramer: Say bienvenue (welcome) to 5 stocks Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    America may be the land of opportunity, however, if you're a stock picker, Cramer says you can do pretty well overseas, too!

  • June 25- General Mills Inc, maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker baking products, said it would launch healthier products and revamp and promote its existing ones to revive sales that have slipped for three straight quarters.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 16- The storm of bad publicity that hit confectioner Cadbury in Malaysia after its chocolates tested positive for traces of pork highlights the costly, religious minefield food companies must navigate as they rush to tap the surging $1 trillion global halal market.

  • MUMBAI, June 13- Vishal Sikka is equally comfortable designing cutting-edge software as he is negotiating in the boardroom, skills the new chief executive of Infosys Ltd will need to turn around a company that was once the poster child of India's $108 billion IT services industry.

  • Facebook's Instagram to expand ads beyond U.S. Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 9- Instagram, the mobile photo service owned by Facebook Inc, is expanding its nascent advertising business beyond the United States and will begin showing ads to users in Britain, Canada and Australia, the company said on Monday.

  • Nestle boosts skincare business with Valeant deal Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    Nestle's Svitoch factory in Lviv, Ukraine

    Swiss food group Nestle stepped up its drive into the fast-growing skincare market on Wednesday.

  • Coup may bring relief to corporate Thailand Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:26 AM ET

    Thailand's military coup may have shaken confidence in the country's outlook, but businesses and investors are taking democracy's loss in stride.

  • 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.

  • UK ‘Shareholder Spring’ weighs on top pay Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.

  • Early movers: JPM, TWTR, HLF, GM & more Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the opening bell on March 14, 2014 in New York City.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Unilever weathers emerging market slowdown, shares up Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 3:54 AM ET

    Consumer goods giant Unilever reported forecast-beating core profit on Tuesday, with strong underlying sales growth cheering investors who sent the stock higher.

  • Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, says there has been a "significant slowdown" in major emerging markets like Brazil and India.

  • 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.