Unilever and a growing UK shareholder revolt | Financial Times

When the history of Brexit is written, Marmite may take a disproportionate role. A price increase for the love-it-or-hate-it yeast extract three …

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Tapiwa Munyawiri: From unemployed to hotel chef

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Indian shares fall tracking global cues; Unilever gains

© Reuters. Indian shares fall tracking global cues; Unilever gains<p>* NSE index down 0.26 pct, BSE index 0.2 pct lower<p>* Financial stocks drag<p>* Bank of …

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Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, USA, Unilever committed to supporting work …


Unilever can't just expect UK fund managers to agree on going Dutch

About time too. UK fund managers who will decide whether Unilever can go Dutch are starting to stir. David Cumming, the chief investment officer for equities at Aviva Investors, says his group will vote against the proposal. To encourage others to rebel, he adds that it’s hard to see any advantage …


Marmite firm's plan to move HQ out of UK rejected by major shareholder

A major UK shareholder in Unilever is to vote against the FTSE 100 company’s plans to scrap its dual British-Dutch structure and is urging other investors to follow suit.<p>The asset management arm of the insurer Aviva is opposing Unilever’s plans to move to a sole headquarters in Rotterdam and …


Top 10 Unilever shareholder may vote against plan to go Dutch

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Kraft Heinz Has an 'Unsustainable Diet,' Says Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley assumed coverage of Kraft Heinz Corp. (KHC) on Monday, Sept. 17, with analysts rating the food giant "underweight" with a $52 price …

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Unilever’s third-largest shareholder may vote against planned move to Netherlands

Unilever shareholder Lindsell Train is likely to use at least some of its shares to vote against the company’s planned move to the Netherlands, which will cost the consumer goods giant its spot in the benchmark FTSE 100 index.<p>The British asset manager – the third-largest owner of Unilever Plc …

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Marmite maker's relocation plan either loved or hated by shareholders

<b>The decision to move the headquarters of the manufacturers of Marmite has split shareholders into two opposing camps, according to reports.</b><p>Unilever, …

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Time magazine, Sports Direct, Unilever: Everything that matters this morning

Salesforce co-founder buys Time magazine<p>The billionaire co-founder of Salesforce Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne are buying Time magazine for …

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Fight against Unilever's headquarters shift?

The asset management arm of insurer Aviva (OTCPK:AVVIY), the ninth-largest holder of Unilever (NYSE:UL), is warning of plans to vote against the …


Opening Quote: Unilever’s Brexit — the will of the fund managers | Financial Times

<b>Unilever shareholder opposition</b><p>Unilever is as British as Marmite and, er, Dove soap, and the notion that its headquarters will move from beside a …


Unilever may struggle to move HQ out of London, investor warns

One of Unilever’s top 10 shareholders on Monday predicted the consumer goods giant will struggle in its bid to move its headquarters to the …

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Better Buy: Procter & Gamble vs. Unilever

Which of these consumer-products giants is a better bet today?<p><b>Procter & Gamble</b> (NYSE:PG) and <b>Unilever</b> (NYSE:UL) (NYSE:UN) have long been the two …

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Schmidt's Deodorant Announces Factory Closure, Layoffs

Nine months after it was sold to UK-based Unilever in December 2017, Schmidt's Deodorant Company is closing its Portland factory.<p>PORTLAND, OR — Well, …


The 2 biggest stock holdings in my pension — and why I’m going to keep them

I’ll admit, my retirement portfolio isn’t as diversified as it should be because I’m a big fan of keeping things simple. A few key core holdings, as …


Britain should fear foreign buyers leaving it on the shelf | Financial Times

The UK is right to worry about foreign takeovers — but it should be worrying about a lack of them.<p>After the pound plunged following the Brexit vote …

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UK pension plans face a Unilever headache as it seeks to leave | Financial Times

This Saturday is Pensions Awareness Day, which will come to a relief to many, since they will assume they can be unaware for the other 364 days of …

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Morrisons Wants to Be the Grocer of Choice for British Millennials

With a recipe-box service that will debut this week, Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc has set its sights on becoming the grocer of choice for British …

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FTSE 100 Sets Unilever’s Departure Date

British Index plans move for Dec. 24 amid company’s decision to create single headquarters in Netherlands<p>LONDON—Unilever PLC will be booted from the U.K.’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index before the end of the year if the company wins a shareholder vote to consolidate its dual structure and establish a …


There’s a name—and a laundry product—for that pile of lightly worn clothes in your bedroom

Unilever knows a lot about how you do laundry—or don’t.<p>For example, you know that pile of clothes draped over your bedroom chair? It’s the one made up of stuff you’ve worn once, that isn’t quite dirty yet. It doesn’t need washing, but it’s too much of a hassle to put away, so it’s all sitting …

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Unilever details plans for December listing of new Dutch entity

LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS) laid out details on Tuesday for the planned December listing of its new Dutch entity, which has sparked criticism from some UK shareholders and become swept up in the debate over Brexit.<p>The logo of Unilever is seen at the …

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Schmidt's laying off everyone at its Portland factory following Unilever deal

Schmidt's Deodorant Co., which sold last year to European consumer products conglomerate Unilever, will close its Northeast Portland factory and lay …

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Think employee engagement is a nice to have? Think again

With UK productivity steadfastly maintaining its lacklustre position, it has become starkly apparent that employee engagement (sometimes referred to …

Employee Engagement

Unilever's decision to go Dutch should be shot down

The grown-up stance, supposedly, is to shrug one’s shoulders at Unilever’s proposal to dismantle its Anglo-Dutch model and incorporate in the Netherlands. We are invited to be phlegmatic about the near-certain removal of the stock from the FTSE 100 index. Unilever will still have a listing in the …

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Unilever has plan B if Dutch retain dividend tax

AMSTERDAM/LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever (ULVR.L) has a plan to avoid unequal taxation for shareholders in countries such as Britain if the Dutch government fails to scrap its 15 percent withholding tax on dividends as planned or delays doing so.<p>FILE PHOTO: Two bottles of Dove's Deep Moisture body …

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Unilever’s argument is double Dutch

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