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Unilever pulls Facebook, Twitter ads in US over 'polarized' election

Jun 27, 2020 - 9:28 AM

Unilever, whose brands also include Dove soap, Magnum ice cream, Lipton tea, and Knorr, is a major advertiser on social media in the United States

UNILEVER. This file photograph taken on June 5, 2015, shows the logo of Unilever at the company headquarters in Rotterdam. File photo by Jon Thys/AFP

Unilever to rename skin-lightening cream in India, Bangladesh

Jun 25, 2020 - 11:45 PM

(UPDATED) Unilever is dropping 'Fair' from the name of its Fair & Lovely cream, saying it is 'committed to celebrating all skin tones'

Unilever to merge Anglo-Dutch arms in British company

Jun 11, 2020 - 8:35 PM

Unilever says ending its 90-year-old double-headed structure would make it more responsive to challenges including the coronavirus pandemic

Unilever sees pandemic changing consumer demand

Apr 23, 2020 - 5:15 PM

'The COVID-19 disease is having an unprecedented impact on people and economies worldwide,' says Unilever CEO Alan Jope

Multinationals are top plastic polluters in the Philippines – report

Jun 02, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'It's time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to cities and Filipino taxpayers,' says environmentalist Froilan Grate

Unilever threatens to pull ads from 'divisive platforms'

Feb 13, 2018 - 7:55 AM

Denouncing what it calls 'toxic online content,' Unilever weighs in on growing concerns about fake news and extremist posts on such networks as Facebook and Google

UNILEVER HQ. A picture taken on June 5, 2015 shows employees walking pass the logo of Unilever at the headquarters in Rotterdam. John Thys/AFP/File

Unilever Indonesia luncurkan hand & body lotion Hijab Fresh

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:46 AM

Produk hand & body lotion Hijab Fresh dirancang khusus untuk memberi kesejukan dan kesegaran para hijabers sepanjang hari

PERDANA. Perwakilan Unilever Indonesia beserta brand ambassador dan wanita berhijab inspiratif di acara peluncuran perdana Hijab Fresh, Rabu, 27 September. Foto oleh Yetta Tondang/Rappler

Converting media investments to brand growth

Sep 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Unilever Philippines' Head of Media, Dennis Perez shares the framework for a successful media campaign

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest Jobstreet.com survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B takeover bid for Unilever

Feb 20, 2017 - 7:13 AM

Strong resistance from Unilever reportedly persuades Kraft Heinz to back out

GLOBAL BRAND. A picture taken on June 5, 2015 shows employees walking pass the logo of Unilever at the headquarters in Rotterdam. John Thys/AFP

Unilever, CloseUp concert organizers face charges over party drug deaths

Feb 01, 2017 - 4:09 PM

The NBI charges them with criminal negligence and violation of the Corporation Code for failing to prevent the entry of party drugs to the event held at the SM Mall of Asia grounds last summer

NOT ENOUGH SECURITY. The National Bureau of Investigation lists down security measures that organizers failed to take to prevent the entry of drugs that killed 5 people in the May 2016 rave party at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds. Rappler file photo by Manman Dejeto

Businesses to join #MMShakeDrill on June 22

Jun 20, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Unilever Walter Mart and Yokogawa Philippines are some of the big companies that are doing their part to help build a culture of preparedness

One of the scenario from the earthquake drill is to airlift a casualty via Philippine Army's Helicopter Ambulance. Photo by Rico Ibarra

PNP: Drugs not sold at Closeup event

Jun 06, 2016 - 6:58 PM

We can prove that those victims who took advantage of the event took drugs outside the event says the NCRPO

Unilever to begin Cuba operations in 2017

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:21 PM

Unilever Suchel SA gets the backing of President Raul Castro s government to build a plant in the mega port of Mariel

UNILEVER IN CUBA. Responsible of company Unilever in Cuba Fernando Solarzano (right) and Representative of Intersuchel Pedro Fraga (left) sign documents during a visit by Dutch Minister of Exterior Commerce and Development Cooperation Lilianna Ploumen (not pictured) at Port of Mariel, in Artemisa, Cuba, January 11, 2016. ALEJANDRO ERNESTO / EPA

How to stand out in the local food scene

Dec 22, 2015 - 6:16 PM

With the right approach not only will you get noticed you’re also bound to set yourself apart

Handy and party ready: Creative potluck recipes for any occasion

Nov 20, 2015 - 11:47 AM

Easy and delicious recipes fit for a crowd

Water hygiene 101: What every consumer needs to know

Nov 11, 2015 - 1:17 PM

Vigilance on water hygiene is an ongoing crusade for every consumer

The anatomy of a superb sandwich

Oct 29, 2015 - 11:23 AM

Four of Manila’s top chefs let us in on what would be their ‘dream’ sandwich

Mayo, it’s irreplaceable

Oct 21, 2015 - 10:56 PM

Why is this condiment just so darn good?

Pinoys want to work for these top 10 companies – Jobstreet

Jun 29, 2015 - 3:05 PM

San Miguel Corporation tops this year s list What is it about a company that might be most attractive to an employee? Let s take a look

5 tips for the budding restaurateur

May 19, 2015 - 4:14 PM

Want to know the foundations of building a successful restaurant? Read on

2014 top 10 Youtube ads in PH

Feb 04, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Find out which Youtube ads caught the attention and interest of netizens in 2014

Seasoned consumer goods executive is Google PH manager

Dec 01, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Kenneth Lingan formerly of Unilever says he is very much inspired by the possibilities that Google can bring to its users advertisers and publishers in the country

Why toilets matter: Ending open defecation in PH

Nov 20, 2014 - 10:37 AM

Open defecation practiced by 7 million people in the Philippines is both a public health problem and a safety and dignity problem for women and girls

BETTER SANITATION. Filipino residents hold water containers as they participate in an event to mark World Toilet Day at a poor community in Manila, Philippines, November 19, 2014. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Unilever to invest $120M in PH expansion

Nov 17, 2014 - 3:21 PM

The Anglo Dutch consumer goods company pours investment for its manufacturing expansion in the Philippines of which 90 million is allotted for equipment upgrade

In emerging beauty markets like Brazil, new products key

Oct 23, 2014 - 10:33 AM

Beauty industry giants are adapting their product lines to suit local tastes

HIGHLIGHTS: 3rd Women's Business Summit Philippines

Mar 05, 2014 - 9:03 PM

The 3rd Women s Business Summit brings successful female entrepreneurs and executives to the stage to talk about how they made it

RFM buys Unilever's Royal pasta for P2B

Jan 16, 2014 - 12:29 PM

Royal pasta is a rival brand of RFM s Fiesta

Photo from Shutterstock

Finalists: The Do More Awards

Nov 20, 2013 - 6:06 PM

Cast your vote for the Rappler Do More Awards

'Hair bows' created by renowned SEA bow maker

Nov 12, 2013 - 11:27 AM

The Hair Bows used in Cream Silk s Hair Sonata are crafted by a Singaporean archetier

World currency turbulence hits company earnings

Oct 27, 2013 - 1:36 PM

Emerging markets helped rake in a corporate earnings bonanza in recent years but a sudden plunge in their currencies in mid 2013 due to an expected cut in US stimulus sorely hits sales and profit

An employee works next to a board showing the exchange rate of Indian rupees to other currencies at a foreign exchange dealer in Mumbai. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE

Unilever says sales hit by emerging markets slowdown

Oct 24, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Unilever seen as a bellwether for global consumer spending says its 3rd quarter sales had been hit by weakened demand in emerging markets

DOUBLE WHAMMY. Unilever says its 3rd quarter sales had been hit by weakened demand in emerging markets and currency issues. File photo by AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Cream Silk Hair Sonata

Oct 17, 2013 - 7:33 PM

Rappler s live coverage [blog and stream] of the performance of the world s first ever hair symphony orchestra

HIGHLIGHTS: Axe Apollo National Challenge

Aug 31, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Rappler brings you the final event as it happens in Bonifacio Global City

WHO WILL IT BE? The two finalists who will go to the Axe Apollo Global Space Camp in Orlando, Florida will be announced today, August 31. Image from the AXE Philippines Facebook page

Another world record for PH in laundry

Aug 24, 2013 - 9:32 PM

The Philippines sets a world record in hand washing fabric surpassing Vietnam

HAND-WASHING CHALLENGE. Participants from around the metropolis show passion in laundry

Unilever sells Skippy peanut butter brand

Feb 01, 2013 - 8:04 AM

The Dutch good and cosmetics giant says the sale of the brand to Hormel excludes China where the sale was awaiting approval

If your underarms could talk...

Oct 26, 2012 - 3:59 AM

Real women speak out about that particular body part that they don’t like to talk about

CAISA BORROMEO DELIVERS HER underarm monologue. All photos by Cate de Leon

SPOTTED: Fashionistas at JC Buendia's glam 25th

Aug 29, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Friends family and long time supporters converged to Marriott Hotel to celebrate the designer s 25th year in the industry

MODEL KELLY MISA AT JC Buendia's 25th. Photo by Shaira Luna

Products in bulk packages cost more than in sachets?

Apr 08, 2012 - 6:16 PM

Bigger isn t always better according Unilever VP for Corporate Affairs Chito Macapagal

Is Magnum ice-cream fueling class war?

Mar 29, 2012 - 10:16 AM

Is Magnum ice cream fueling class warfare or just a viral joke?

PLEASURABLE TASE. Sexy ice cream Magnum comes to the Philippines.

5 tips on how merchants can thrive in the age of Internet

Mar 21, 2012 - 9:49 AM

Experts in marketing media and telecommunications dish out up to the minute advice for the rapidly changing internet age