European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.» Read More
European shares pared gains on Tuesday to close lower, after a raft of euro zone economic data softened earlier rises from positive earnings reports.
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.
Risk appetite returned to European markets on Thursday, as investor confidence got a further boost from the news that the U.K. avoided a triple-dip recession in the first quarter.
The "astonishing" growth of the middle class in emerging markets is benefiting General Mills and creating jobs in the U.S., CEO Ken Powell told CNBC's "Street Signs" on Thursday.
As Nov. 6 draws near, some food franchises are wrapping the U.S. election into their marketing. Have you tried Stephen Colbert's ice cream?
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.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
With Facebook's stock down 40 percent, the company is going on the offensive.
Activist investor William Ackman said Tuesday the board of troubled Procter & Gamble would likely give its chief executive “a little bit more time” to fix its problems, but he took a slap at its lack of a “culture of efficiency.”
Harish Manwani, President, Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Unilever says that when market demand is slowing money needs to be spent on market development.
Harish Manwani, President, Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Unilever says economic conditions in the U.S. and Europe look uncertain and that governments in both regions need to do more to restore consumer confidence.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
Unilever is being less affected by the slowing U.S. economic conditions than some of its rivals because of its abundant portfolio of brands, Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, told CNBC on Friday.
Many emerging market countries will be home to an exploding population with a growing working-age populace over the next several decades, which will lead to attractive investment opportunities.
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Over the next five years, Brazil's consumption of personal care and beauty products will outpace that of developed markets including the U.S., making the country ripe for industry expansion.
Here are the 10 most popular high-yielding dividend stocks among Morningstar’s Ultimate Stock-Pickers funds.
Representatives from all the major advertising agencies, plus the likes of Unilever and Nissan all turned out to hear about the new tools Facebook is launching for brands to better connect with consumers.
Nielsen wants to disprove the old adage about advertising: “I know half of my advertising works, I just don’t know which half.” Now the measurement company is making a big push to show that it’s moved far beyond archaic “people meters” to measure ad engagement for the digital age.
Over dinner last night with several managing directors for a large equity desk, the first topic of conversation was not, “What's going to happen after the NYSE-Deutsche Boerse merger gets turned down?” It was, “What the hell is going on with this lousy volume? My desk is dead.”