ARTICLES RELATING TO UNILEVER

Unilever sees no improvement after weak 2014

2015-01-20 14:30

Consumer goods group Unilever is expecting another sluggish year, after a slowdown in emerging markets and flagging developed economies curbed demand.

SA's top employer wins again

2014-10-08 16:24

Unilever has been ranked the number one top employer in South Africa, with Accenture and EY making up the top three.

Unilever buys out rights of family trusts

2014-05-19 16:30

Unilever says it has bought shares left in family trusts by co-founder William Hesketh Lever in a move to simplify the group's share structure.

Wage strike hits Unilever plant

2014-01-24 19:54

Unilever South Africa says that production at a food factory in the city of Pietermaritzburg had been hit by strike action by unionised employees.

2nd South African to head to space

2013-12-22 12:05

South Africa's second astronaut has been announced after an extensive training and selection process.

Online marketing a key strategy - industry experts

2013-10-14 14:00

Online marketing is a growing trend in South Africa, despite low numbers compared to traditional mediums, industry players agree.

SA 'Axe-tronauts' to head to the US

2013-08-19 14:05

Unilever has announced the names of the South African finalists, one of which is guaranteed a place on a trip to space.

Unilever gloomier on emerging markets

2013-07-25 14:52

Unilever has become more cautious about emerging markets, a big growth driver for the firm whose second-quarter sales growth was shy of expectations.

Dove Sketches most-watched online ad

2013-05-20 22:04

Unilever has claimed bragging rights to the most-watched internet commercial of all time - a three-minute study of women's self-perception that stars a forensic artist.

Suu Kyi to kickstart diplomacy in Japan

2013-04-12 14:02

Japan's long-deferred aspirations for a larger role in Myanmar will be getting a boost with a visit by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

 

Unilever to invest $246m in Thailand

2014-10-10 09:30

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever will invest $246 million in Thailand, the investment will be used to improve local Unilever infrastructure.

Uniliver hurt by emerging markets slowdown

2014-07-24 09:45

Unilever has missed second-quarter sales estimates, citing a slowdown in emerging markets and continuing malaise in developed markets.

Competition watchdog raids Unilever

2014-04-03 13:18

The competition watchdog has raided the local units of Unilever and Sime Darby as part of a probe into suspected price fixing of edible oils and margarine.

Unilever beats forecasts

2014-01-21 18:30

Unilever has reported better-than-expected 2013 results, with an improved performance in emerging markets after currency devaluations last year hurt demand.

Mandela brand 'polluted' by online marketing

2013-12-12 10:41

As the country mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, many traders - online and offline - have jumped on the name to sell everything from blankets to electronics.

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A Flora margarine ad that has been slammed as homophobic has been withdrawn by parent company Unilever; not before people online took a stab at their faux pas.

A Flora margarine ad that has been slammed as homophobic has been withdrawn by parent company Unilever; not before people online took a stab at their faux pas.

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2nd SA astronaut a step closer

2013-08-19 07:25

The dream for a second South African to go to space is a step close as the elimination rounds of the Axe Apollo competition intensifies.

SA space race heads to 2nd stage

2013-06-07 09:01

At least one South African is still guaranteed a trip to space as a global competition heads to the next stage.

European shares pegged back

2013-04-25 11:24

European shares have paused after four straight sessions of gains, with disappointing earnings reports from Santander and Unilever pegging back equity markets.

1000s enter Axe space promotion

2013-01-16 18:22

Thousands of space hopefuls have applied for the Axe Apollo Space Academy which will send 22 people into space.

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