Unilever To Cut Thousands Of Jobs Worldwide In Over 100 Countries
According to reports, Unilever is set to announce thousands of job cuts in over 100 countries. The announcement came a week after Unilever failed to buy the consumer health division of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for 50 billion pounds. The company announced a major initiative in January, to enhance greater agility and strengthen accountability. Unilever, employs nearly 150,000 people worldwide, including more than 6,000 factories.
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Courtesy: Sky News
French Fashion House Chanel Appoints Indian-Origin Leena Nair As CEO
India-origin Leea Nair has been appointed as a new global Chief Executive Officer of the French fashion house Chanel on December 14. The French company called her a ''visionary leader''. Thanking Chanel for the role, Nair said, ''It's a company that believes in the freedom of creating.'' Before joining Chanel, the 52-year-old Nair had been working with Unilever as the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) for 30 years.
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Unilever Owned Brand Launches World's 1st Deodorant For Specially Abled
Unilever-owned antiperspirant brand ‘Degree' has launched the world's first deodorant for specially-abled people. Besides engraving the instructions in braille, the deodorant’s easy to use design includes a magnetic cap closure, grip placement and a hook design. The company’s vice president said "We're on a mission to make the deodorant application process more accessible for all". Several non-profit organisations including Muscular Dystrophy… read-more
Tags: Degree, Unilever, Deodorant for Disabled, Lifestyle
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Unilever To Omit Word 'Normal', Digital Body Shaping From Beauty Ads
UK-based FMCG company Unilever has avowed to omit the word "normal" form the advertisements of its range of beauty and personal care products in the likes of Dove and TRESemme among others. In news for renaming 'Fair and Lovely' to ‘Glow and Lovely', Unilever will discontinue the digital editing of body shapes and complexion in advertisements. Amid facing backlash for advertising regressive beauty-related stereotypes, Unilever claims to… read-more
Tags: Unilever, Dove, TRESemme, Advertising, normal, inclusivity, beauty
Courtesy: ET Brand Equity