European equities closed lower on Thursday after mixed first-quarter earnings reports and as Greece's economic outlook deteriorated further.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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.
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 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.
With stocks near record highs, strategists are recommending investors focus on stock-picking select names and sectors, rather than the broader market.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, says the uneven recovery in the U.S. isn't helping the company.
Wary of rising rates, stock traders will keep an eye on the bond market Thursday as another wave of earnings reports roll in.
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.
If you're a nimble investor, Cramer thinks you can short this stock against a long position in another.
A few consumer staples stocks appear to have formed a bubble, the "Fast Money" pros say.
Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.
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 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.
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.