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5 hrs ago | This Is Money

Ruth Sunderland: Weak pound is poor medicine ... Ftse giants rail...

It is a stock market tradition for companies to blame the weather when their profits miss the mark, but the climate has been supplanted by a new culprit: sterling.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MoneyWeek

Should you invest in Tesco?

After years of poor performance, Tesco's board decided to shake things up last weekend.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Live Charts

Results Round-up

Unilever reported a lower-than-expected increase in second-quarter sales on Thursday, blaming a deterioration in emerging markets and flat developed markets.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Live Charts

London pre-open: Flat start ahead of retail sales, corporate news

A flat start is predicted for the FTSE following mixed trading in Asia and the US and ahead of a busy day for corporate earnings.

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Live Charts

London open: UK stocks fall as Kingfisher, Easyjet and Unilever disappoint

After rising to its highest level in over two weeks, the FTSE 100 was down 0.3% at 6,781 in early trading.

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Bloomberg

Unilever Sales Growth Misses Estimates on Asian Slowdown

Unilever , the maker of Dove soap and Lipton tea, reported second-quarter revenue growth that missed analysts' estimates as Asian emerging markets continued to slow and the amount of food sold stagnated.

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Bloomberg

European Stocks Drop as BASF, Unilever Decline on Results

European stocks declined as companies from BASF SE to Unilever posted financial results that missed analysts' estimates.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Chemicals, Financial Markets, Functional, Inc, Wireless, Telecom, Nokia

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brand Republic

Tetley folk square up to PG Tips' Monkey but lose in ASA ruling

PG Tips has been taken to task by Tetley through the Advertising Standards Authority over an ad that boasts the "brewing efficiency" of its pyramid teabags are superior to that of round teabags, which its rival felt denigrated its own brand.

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Related Topix: Drink, Tea

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Global Cosmetic Industry

Unilever Start-up Project Generating Innovation Ideas

Five briefs on the theme of "Internet of Things" has launched via The Unilever Foundry , the company's single entry-point platform for innovative start-ups seeking to partner with the company.

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Related Topix: Unilever NV, Food, Unilever, Marketing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Reuters

Business-News-Schedule at 1230 GMT / 8.30 Am Et

European stock markets lose more ground, with optimism over U.S. corporate results drowned out by concern over the situation in Ukraine and the potential for growth-sapping sanctions.

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Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Unibail, Real Estate, World News, Mexico

Bloomberg

European Stocks Decline as Investors Weigh Earnings

European stocks declined as investors weighed earnings reports and international tensions after the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine and Israel's offensive in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Israel, World News, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

Channelnewsasia.com

Tesco chief executive to step down

British supermarket giant Tesco said Monday that chief executive Philip Clarke will step down in October, after the group suffered its largest quarterly sales drop in four decades.

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Business Times

Tesco CEO Clarke to leave after profit warning

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said on Monday its chief executive Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Huddle Placed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

Huddle's cloud collaboration service is used by enterprise and government organizations worldwide to securely store, access, share, sync and work on files with everyone they need to -- inside and outside of an organization's firewall.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Gartner, Huddle

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Aberdeen Sees Consumer Spending Boom in Indonesian Roads

A two-hour drive from Jakarta, near a tea plantation developed by the Dutch, 48-year-old Atmi makes about $250 a month selling snacks from her wooden shop.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Financial Markets

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Minyanville

Pre-Market: Wells Fargo Reports Lower EPS; Asian Stocks Break Nine-Week Winning Streak

Stock futures pointed toward a higher open on Friday. Before the opening bell, Dow Jones futures rose 0.15% to 16,868.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business. The transac... )--Re: Nordic Investment Bank SEK 1,000,000,000.00 MATURING: 13-Oct-2016 ISIN: XS0690681621 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 14-Jul-2014 TO 13-Oct-201... )--Re: Lloyds T S B Bank Plc USD 10,000,000.00 MATURING: 12-Apr-2016 ISIN: XS0613567386 PLEASE BE ... (more)

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Mobile Mini, Metals

Business Wire

Unilever Sells Slim-Fast to Kainos Capital

Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business. The transaction includes the Slim-Fast trademark and the global Slim-Fast business portfolio.

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Related Topix: Food, Unilever, Unilever NV, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Bridportnews.co.uk

Ex-politician, TV star and author Ann Widdecombe woos WI

Ms Widdecombe spoke on various topics from her first job marketing at Unilever, her time as a British Conservative Party politician, MP, Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, her retirement from politics in 2010 and her time on Strictly Come Dancing later the same year.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games

Hispanic Business

Unilever targets tech startup talent with ad:tech London partnership

The Next Big Thing , created in collaboration with Collider, will be working with some of the leading tech startup hubs to showcase the country's rising tech stars.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Native Advertising

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