Alan Jope

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Unilever’s Magnum was one of the ice-cream brands that performed well in the second quarter. Photograph: iStock

Second-quarter sales at Unilever fell much less than expected as a pick up in eating at home during coronavirus lockdowns boosted demand for products (...)

‘Naomi: ultra lightening lotion’ is available in carrot, aloe vera, papaya or lemon flavour, and comes from India. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In her packed cosmetics shop in Gulu, northern Uganda, Constance Akamo is fast running out of skin lighteners. The coronavirus lockdown means imports (...)

Unilever makes products including Dove soap, Lynx and Sure deodorants and Toni & Guy haircare and styling products. Photograph: iStock

It did not take long for standards to slip. Weeks into lockdown, the coronavirus pandemic is starting to lay waste to basic personal hygiene and groom(...)

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Unilever initiated a review of its global tea business after the company posted its slowest quarterly growth in a decade. The 1.5 per cent fourth-qua(...)

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Unilever on Wednesday named non-executive director Nils Andersen as its new chairman, appointing an executive with deep experience across consumer goo(...)

Unilever, the maker of Persil, has pledged to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it produces annually by about 14% by 2025 across  its brands. Photograph: Simon Newman/Reuters

Unilever has pledged to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it produces annually by about 14 per cent by 2025 across all its brands from Persil to (...)

Unilever produces Magnum ice creams in  in Italy and Germany. Photograph: iStock

Unilever is stockpiling ice creams in Britain and deodorants in continental Europe to guard against potential supply disruptions in the event of a no-(...)

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Unilever reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter sales on Thursday, hurt by troubles in Latin America and weak growth in developed markets as new (...)

Unilever’s chief executive Paul Polman will step down next month after  the Anglo-Dutch group’s failed attempt to shift its headquarters. Photograph: Benoit Tessier / Reuters

Unilever’s chief executive Paul Polman will step down next month after 10 years in the job, leaving insider Alan Jope to step into his shoes after the(...)