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Unilever launches initiative for Hispanic community

Unilever launches initiative for Hispanic community

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is launching a campaign during Hispanic Heritage Month that pays homage to the contributions of U.S. Hispanics, the company said on Thursday. The Nos Inspiras Tú (You are our Inspiration) cites Hispanics’ sense of community, pride of heritage, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to progress as sources of inspiration for Unilever

Unilever to acquire SmartyPants Vitamins

Unilever to acquire SmartyPants Vitamins

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire SmartyPants Vitamins, a U.S.-based vitamin, mineral and supplement company. Based in Los Angeles, SmartyPants Vitamins was founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Courtney Nichols Gould and Gordon Gould, who said they set out to create a comprehensive supplement made from premium ingredients to support the

Unilever taps Jain to lead beauty, personal care

Unilever taps Jain to lead beauty, personal care

LONDON — Unilever Tuesday announced that Sunny Jain has been appointed to the role of president, Beauty & Personal Care, and will become a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE). Jain joins Unilever from Amazon, where he was the head of the Core Consumables business unit, responsible for Health & Personal Care, Beauty &

Unilever’s Polman to retire; Jope named successor

Unilever’s Polman to retire; Jope named successor

LONDON — Unilever has announced that chief executive officer Paul Polman has decided to retire from the company. Alan Jope, currently president, beauty and personal care, has been appointed to the position, effective  January 1, 2019, with Polman supporting the transition process during the first half of the year. Paul Polman has been Unilever CEO

Vaseline debuts Clinical Care line

Vaseline debuts Clinical Care line

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s Vaseline brand is introducing Vaseline Clinical Care, a line of dermatologist-tested hypoallergenic body products aimed at healing hard-to-heal dry skin. According to the company, Clinical Care lotions are formulated to strengthen skin’s moisture barrier using a Barrier Repair Complex, which transforms skin from extremely dry to healed in five days.

IRI Growth Summit looks to future of CPG

IRI Growth Summit looks to future of CPG

LAS VEGAS —IRI’s 2018 Growth Summit kicked off yesterday at the Wynn Las Vegas with a record-breaking attendance of approximately 1,500 participants. The Chicago-based market research firm’s 15th annual IRI Growth Summit, running from April 16-18 features visionaries and leaders from the world’s top consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers and media agencies.With an ever-changing marketplace,