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  • Consumer Giant Bets Big on India in $5.4 Billion Offer Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET
    Bars of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Lux soap at a store in Mumbai

    Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever Plc will pay $5.4 billion to raise its stake in its Indian unit, in a bet on fast-growing spending power in Asia's third-largest economy.

  • How a Gelato Upstart Racked Up $49 Million in Sales Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.

  • A Make-or-Break Week Ahead for the Stock Market Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.

  • Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade is Reaching All-Star Status Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Dwyane Wade

    The Heat are on an impressive 19-game winning streak, led by Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and an important part of the trifecta—Dwyane Wade.

  • Excitement on Indian Cyclical Stocks Faces Reality Test Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    Stock-pickers betting on an Indian economic rebound may be disappointed by upcoming earnings reports from domestically focused companies, as consumer demand and infrastructure output remain weak and high inflation persists.

  • Europe Shares Inch Up; Banks Hit by Profit Taking Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    European shares inched higher on Wednesday, with a key index moving back towards a near two-year high hit recently.

  • Early Movers: GOOG, COH, UTX & More Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

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

  • Will Tech Earnings Charge Up the Stock Market Rally? Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Google Maps app for Apple ios.

    A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.

  • Can Turkey Become 'the China of Europe'? Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Istanbul, Turkey

    Turkey's ambitions to be among the top ten global economies by 2023 could mean it becomes "the China of Europe", according to an economist and a prominent Turkish business woman.

  • 10 Mega-Trends for 2013 Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Projecting trends is precarious business. But there are a lot of likelihoods for 2013. The economy is expected to grow, new technology releases will change consumer behavior, and demographic shifts will hit tipping points. Here are predictions for 2013.

  • Hormel Foods CEO Jeffrey Ettinger discusses his company's decision to buy Skippy Peanut Butter from Unilever, saying they "certainly have the capacity to do other deals."

  • Stocks Close Lower After Fed Minutes, 'Cliff' Rally Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:08 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower Thursday after the Fed meeting minutes revealed disagreement on how long the central bank should buy bonds and as investors took a pause following the previous session's sharp 'cliff' deal rally.

  • Early Movers: BIIB, CSCO, C & More Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

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

  • Aligning Profits With Social Responsibility?     Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 4:50 AM ET

    Keith Weed, chief marketing officer at Unilever, explains the philosophy behind Unilever's goal of increasing profits while making tangible contributions to consumer health and well-being.

  • Developing markets give Unilever a Q3 sales boost Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:37 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM-- Consumer goods maker Unilever PLC says strong growth in developing markets helped its sales rise a better-than-expected 10.3 percent to 13.4 billion in the third quarter, despite falling prices in Europe.

  • LONDON, Oct 4- Consumer goods group Unilever Plc/ NV is looking at a possible sale of its Skippy peanut butter business based in the United States and Canada which could, if sold, fetch around $400 million.

  • Oct 2- Unibail Rodamco SE:. *Deutsche Bank raises Unibail Rodamco to buy from hold; price target. to 203 euros from 154.50 euros.

  • Unilever: Branding for the Future     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, discusses his company's abundant portfolio of America's favorite brands; including Skippy peanut butter and Dove soap, and reveals Unilever's plans to introduce new products and capture additional market share.

  • Good Humor Shortage Puts Ice Cream Man in Bad Mood Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    Dropped ice cream cone

    As the first heat wave of summer broiled the Northeast on Wednesday, fans of Good Humor's classic Toasted Almond Bar found a shortage of sweet relief.

  • Last Call: Mad Men, Raises & Operation Twist Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 11:35 PM ET
    Apple

    Fed extends operation twist; Bed Bath Beyond & Red Hat drop after hours; Jeff Bezos $42 million clock; an ice cream shortage; Coke to distribute protein shake; Apple store employees and Queen Elizabeth get raises.