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Why Unilever will have to Remain

Unilever, the consumer-goods giant, is staying in the UK after all. That tells us something important about Brexit, says Matthew Lynn.
14 Oct 2018
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Unilever puts the U in U-turn

The Anglo-Dutch consumer-products giant irritated shareholders with plans to redomicile in Rotterdam. Now it has beaten a retreat. Marina Gerner repor…
12 Oct 2018
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Stockmarkets

Unilever and the erosion of shareholder democracy

The way Unilever went about planning the vote on moving its head office out of the UK wasn’t normal and it wasn’t right, says Merry Somerset Webb.
9 Oct 2018
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Unilever leaves Britain

Consumer-goods giant Unilever has chosen Rotterdam over London for its unified headquarters. Takeover threats and taxes played a part. Alice Gråhns re…
23 Mar 2018
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A poor deal for deferred pension scheme members

Some five million deferred members of company pension schemes are missing out on valuable opportunities to make the most of their savings because of p…
8 Sep 2017
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Unilever should snub the “crazy cost-cutters”

Unilever could soon dispose of some of its best-known brands in a bid to appease shareholders. But should it listen to them?
24 Mar 2017
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Unilever sees off Kraft

US food giant Kraft, which swallowed up Britain’s Cadbury in 2010, has failed – for now – to do the same to Unilever. Ben Judge reports.
24 Feb 2017

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Shares in focus: Unilever's supertanker drifts onto the rocks

Unilever is massive and laden with goodies, but is the plain sailing behind the consumer goods maker, asks Phil Oakley.
30 Jan 2015
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Company in the news: Unilever

Big consumer companies such as Unilever are popular with investors, says Phil Oakley. But is it worth the price?
1 Aug 2014
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Unilever hit by the emerging-market sell-off

Sliding emerging-market currencies have hit the growth targets of consumer goods giant Unilever.
3 Oct 2013
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Shares in focus: Should you buy Unilever shares?

Unilever is a solid consumer goods company. But are the shares cheap enough to buy right now? Phil Oakley reports.
6 Sep 2013