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  • Europe Closes Up on Upbeat UK GDP Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    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.

  • Global Growth Creates US Jobs: General Mills CEO Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    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.

  • Who's Ahead in 7-Eleven's Election Coffee Poll? Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    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.

  • Stocks to Watch: FB, MAR, UPS, COST & More Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:25 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:

  • Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (R) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shake hands as they meet at the Gorki residence outside Moscow, on October 1, 2012.

    With Facebook's stock down 40 percent, the company is going on the offensive.

  • Ackman: P&G Giving CEO 'Bit More Time' to Right Ship Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 9:59 AM ET
    Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) corporate headquarters in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

    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.

  • US, Europe Need Consumer Confidence     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    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.

  • Foreign-Owned America Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, 2011 was a good year for the industry. Sales  prompting NACS Chairman Tom Robinson to conclude that “one-stop shopping and speed of service for refreshments, food and fuel… continues to resonate with our customers.”Perhaps no convenience store chain in the U.S. is as well-known as 7-Eleven, originator of the Slurpee and the Big Gulp. It operates over  throughout the country, but nearly twice that amount is found in Japan, home of Seven

    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.

  • Zafran: Betting on the Population Boom Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    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.

  • 10 Dividend Stocks Held by Highly Rated Fund Managers Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    A tour bus passes the Wall Street bull in the financial district January 22, 2007 in New York City.

    TheStreet.com details the 10 most popular high-yielding dividend stocks among Morningstar's Ultimate Stock-Pickers funds, listed in inverse order of highest yield.

  • For Brazil, Beauty Is Serious Business Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 1:25 PM ET
    Top Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen displays a swimsuit creation from the house of Cia Maritima during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week.

    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.

  • 10 Dividend Stocks Held by Highly Rated Fund Managers Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 11:23 AM ET
    Bull Market

    Here are the 10 most popular high-yielding dividend stocks among Morningstar’s Ultimate Stock-Pickers funds.

  • Facebook

    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 Partners With Unilever for Digital Measurement Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 12:41 AM ET
    Unilever

    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.

  • Groundhog Day in Greece...Again Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    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.”

  • Romney Stock Trades Clash With Divestment Pledge Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Mitt Romney

    During his presidential campaign in 2007, Republican candidate Mitt Romney promised that a trust overseeing his financial portfolio would shed any investments that conflicted with GOP positions toward Iran, China, stem cell research and other issues.

  • Market Overreacted to Europe in 2011: Investor Dreman Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    The U.S. stock market overreacted to Europe's financial turmoil, contrarian investor David Dreman told CNBC Tuesday.