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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,

Unilever launches Love Beauty and Planet brand

Unilever launches Love Beauty and Planet brand

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J — Unilever has launched Love Beauty and Planet, a hair and skin care brand that the company said is based on a commitment to sustainability and on attention to ingredients, formulas, product packaging, value chain and social partnerships. “We’re launching shampoos, conditioners, stylers, body washes and more in six unique collections, each infused with signature natural

Unilever agrees to purchase Sundial Brands

Unilever agrees to purchase Sundial Brands

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.— Unilever has announced an agreement to acquire Sundial Brands, a leading hair care and skin care company recognized for its innovative use of high-quality and culturally authentic ingredients. Sundial’s brands include SheaMoisture, Nubian Heritage, Madam C.J. Walker and nyakio. Since its founding in 1991, Sundial has championed inclusive beauty and has served the

Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

ARMONK, N.Y. — Walmart and Kroger Co., two of the nation’s biggest retailers, are participating in a major blockchain collaboration with IBM Corp. and food companies to bolster consumer confidence in the global food system. IBM said Tuesday that is working with the consortium — also including Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, McCormick and Co.,

Coty hires Unilever executive to lead consumer beauty

Coty hires Unilever executive to lead consumer beauty

NEW YORK — Coty Inc. has named Unilever executive Laurent Kleitman as president of Coty Consumer Beauty, taking over from Esi Eggleston Bracey, who’s leaving the company. Coty said Tuesday that Eggleston Bracey is departing for personal reasons and will remain with the company for a transition period until the end of this month. Kleitman,

Unilever strikes deal to buy Seventh Generation

Unilever strikes deal to buy Seventh Generation

LONDON — Consumer products giant Unilever plans to acquire eco-friendly household and personal care products maker Seventh Generation Inc. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Unilever said completion of the transaction is pending regulatory approvals. Unilever described Burlington, Vt.-based Seventh Generation as a “pioneer in corporate responsibility and sustainable product innovations,” including plant-based detergents

Market innovations demand a response

Market innovations demand a response

A recent report from Accenture highlights a troubling fact about most retailers — they are so hemmed in by existing operating models that they are unable to respond quickly or effectively enough to changes in the marketplace that have a direct bearing on the business, undercutting their competitiveness and growth potential. Companies hindered by that