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November 14, 2012

Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with AOL to announce the winners of a nationwide search for extraordinary women driving positive change in their communities.

NEW YORK — Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with AOL to announce the winners of a nationwide search for extraordinary women driving positive change in their communities. The search is an extension of Makers, a multiplatform video experience that honors trailblazing women, including Sandra Day O’Connor, Hillary Clinton and Diane Von Furstenberg.

October 29, 2012

Unilever’s men’s grooming brand Axe has launched its "Getting Dressed" creative spot in the United States, which takes a lighter look at a couple's interaction the morning after a romantic chance encounter.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s men’s grooming brand Axe has launched its "Getting Dressed" creative spot in the United States, which takes a lighter look at a couple's interaction the morning after a romantic chance encounter.

The digital launch comes right Halloween and the brand is taking to the streets of New York City to help turn the pop culture term "walk of shame" into a more positive and optimistic "stride of pride."

September 24, 2012

Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews has partnered with Unilever’s Degree Women deodorant to celebrate "Unapologetically Strong" women who aren’t afraid to test their limits and push boundaries.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews has partnered with Unilever’s Degree Women deodorant to celebrate "Unapologetically Strong" women who aren’t afraid to test their limits and push boundaries.

Andrews will share her Unapologetically Strong story on Facebook and encourage others to accomplish their own personal triumphs.

September 19, 2012

Beauty company Coty has appointed Jean Mortier as president of its Prestige business, effective immediately.

NEW YORK — Beauty company Coty has appointed Jean Mortier as president of its Prestige business, effective immediately.

Mortier has served as SVP, commercial for Coty since 2005. He succeeds Michele Scannavini, who was named CEO of Coty in July after serving as president of Coty Prestige for 10 years. In his new capacity, Mortier will lead the continued development and growth of the Coty Prestige portfolio, as well as seek new business ventures and collaborations. Based in Paris, he will also serve on Coty's executive committee.

August 27, 2012

Ruiz Foods has named Rachel Cullen as president and CEO.

DINUBA, Calif. — Ruiz Foods has named Rachel Cullen as president and CEO.

Cullen, who most recently worked at Dean Foods Ice Cream, has more than 25 years of experience with leading food and consumer businesses such as Unilever, Kraft and Orange Glo International.

August 22, 2012

Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with Makers, a multiplatinum video experience from AOL and PBS that honors trailblazing women, to launch a nationwide search to find women in local communities who will become recognized as “Next Makers.”

NEW YORK — Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with Makers, a multiplatinum video experience from AOL and PBS that honors trailblazing women, to launch a nationwide search to find women in local communities who will become recognized as “Next Makers.”

For the next several weeks, the public may nominate themselves or women in their own lives who have made a remarkable impact at a local level, are viewed as role models and inspire people around them to take action.

August 17, 2012

The maker of Splenda has introduced a new zero-calorie sweetener. McNeil Nutritionals said Nectresse, made from monk fruit extract, is 100% natural.

SUPPLIER NEWS — The maker of Splenda has introduced a new zero-calorie sweetener. McNeil Nutritionals said Nectresse, made from monk fruit extract, is 100% natural. As part of the product launch, the brand has tapped journalist Lisa Ling to serve as its spokeswoman. Nectresse sweetener is available in both single-serve packets (40 servings) and canisters (140 servings) for suggested retail prices of $3.99 and $6.99, respectively.


July 30, 2012

Unilever has put its North America frozen meals business on the sales block.

LONDON — Unilever has put its North America frozen meals business on the sales block.

July 3, 2012

Shoppers at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores are being encouraged to think clean this summer as part of a promotion involving Unilever.

DALLAS — Shoppers at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores are being encouraged to think clean this summer as part of a promotion involving Unilever.

The global consumer products company is offering a “Salute to Clean Sweepstakes,” in which customers eligible to shop at AAFES stores can enter to win a $1,000 gift card.

“Exchange shoppers can really clean up this summer,” said AAFES chief of staff Col. Thomas Ockenfels.

The deadline for entry to win one of the 15 gift cards is July 19.

June 22, 2012

Unilever’s Axe Hair brand for men has teamed up with Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy “Ted” to create a partnership that speaks to the irreverent nature and humor of both the film and the Axe Hair brand.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s Axe Hair brand for men has teamed up with Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy “Ted” to create a partnership that speaks to the irreverent nature and humor of both the film and the Axe Hair brand.

June 21, 2012

Manufacturers of antiperspirant/deodorant should take different approaches when marketing to adults and teens, as they each have different requirements for deodorants, according to market research firm Mintel.


Manufacturers of antiperspirant/deodorant should take different approaches when marketing to adults and teens, as they each have different requirements for deodorants, according to market research firm Mintel.


June 20, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced the addition of a Unilever executive to its board of directors.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced the addition of a Unilever executive to its board of directors.

RILA said Joseph Cavaliere, president of Unilever's customer development, was elected at the organization's semiannual meeting on Tuesday. RILA's board members are elected to two-year terms.

June 15, 2012

Unilever’s Suave Professionals hair care brand and Univision took their partnership to the next level and gave one beauty maven the chance to star in a telenovela.

NEW YORK — Unilever’s Suave Professionals hair care brand and Univision took their partnership to the next level and gave one beauty maven the chance to star in a telenovela.

June 4, 2012

The Global Market Development Center has awarded Jerry Brown its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Global Market Development Center has awarded Jerry Brown its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor was given on June 3 during the "Dinner with the Chairman" at the 42nd Annual 2012 General Merchandise Conference in Orlando, Fla.

May 29, 2012

Unilever is sweetening up its portfolio of frozen treats.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is sweetening up its portfolio of frozen treats.

The summer lineup includes the following items:

  • Magnum has expanded its line of ice cream bars to include mint and mochaccino flavors, as well as Magnum Mini ice cream bars, available in classic and almond flavors. The ice cream bars are available in 3-count multipacks for a suggested retail price of $3.99, while Magnum Mini ice cream bars are sold in 6-count multipacks for a suggested retail price of $5.49;

May 22, 2012

Hellmann's has introduced its new mayonnaise dressing with olive oil.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Hellmann's has introduced its new mayonnaise dressing with olive oil.

Available at retailers nationwide, Hellmann's said it has "fine-tuned" its olive oil mayonnaise recipe to include 50% more olive oil, while still delivering the taste of Hellmann's consumers know and love.

May 16, 2012

Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May. Already found in more than 40 markets around the world, Clear is Unilever’s fastest-growing hair brand, the company stated. Now formulated for the North American consumer, the Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy collection includes customized product ranges for women, men and African-American women.

May 9, 2012

Unilever has tapped model, producer, television host and designer Heidi Klum to help launch its new Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy line of nourishing shampoos and conditioners. Klum will star in the 360-brand campaign including TV, print and digital, beginning in May.

NEW YORK — Unilever has tapped model, producer, television host and designer Heidi Klum to help launch its new Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy line of nourishing shampoos and conditioners. Klum will star in the 360-brand campaign including TV, print and digital, beginning in May.

April 25, 2012

On the final evening of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the organization honored two industry leaders with chain pharmacy's highest honors.

PALM BEACH, Fla. — On the final evening of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the organization honored two industry leaders with chain pharmacy's highest honors.

NACDS recognized Andrew Giancamilli, former Rexall Pharma Plus CEO and past NACDS chairman, with the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award. M. Jerome Brown, former Unilever VP industry and customer development, received the Robert B. Begley Award.

April 4, 2012

Unilever is launching at retail in May its new Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy hair care line.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is launching at retail in May its new Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy hair care line.

Already in 40-plus markets around the world, Clear is Unilever’s fastest-growing global hair brand ― but this time uniquely formulated for the North American consumer, the manufacturer stated. The hair brand’s new approach “feeds scalp and feeds beauty.”

March 15, 2012

Unilever’s Degree Men is aiming to revolutionize its Adrenaline Series of antiperspirant/deodorant by adding movement-activated antiperspirant technology for men.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s Degree Men is aiming to revolutionize its Adrenaline Series of antiperspirant/deodorant by adding movement-activated antiperspirant technology for men.

The Degree Men Adrenaline Series now features exclusive Motionsense technology, which is triggered by even the most sudden and slightest of body movements releasing extra protection throughout the day to fight sweat and odor before they start.

March 9, 2012

Unilever has introduced the U.K. facial skin care brand, Simple, to the U.S. market with the launch of Simple Sensitive Skin Experts. The collection is touted as the only mass facial skin care line specifically for those with sensitive skin.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever has introduced the U.K. facial skin care brand, Simple, to the U.S. market with the launch of Simple Sensitive Skin Experts. The collection is touted as the only mass facial skin care line specifically for those with sensitive skin.

The collection is comprised of 13 items and includes cleansers, moisturizers, eye care products and wipes. The suggested retail prices range from $5.99 to $12.99. The Simple brand has more than 50 years of heritage in the United Kingdom.

March 7, 2012

Dove Men+Care, a Unilever men’s personal care brand, is giving sports fans a look inside the lives of basketball legends just in time for the start of the 2012 NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Dove Men+Care, a Unilever men’s personal care brand, is giving sports fans a look inside the lives of basketball legends just in time for the start of the 2012 NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship.

March 5, 2012

Launching on shelves in March is the new Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant from Unilever. It is positioned as the first and only U.S. deodorant designed to reduce underarm red and dark marks caused by shaving irritation.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Launching on shelves in March is the new Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant from Unilever. It is positioned as the first and only U.S. deodorant designed to reduce underarm red and dark marks caused by shaving irritation.

Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant is specially formulated with calendula and sunflower seed extracts to accelerate the skin’s natural renewal processes. It also features added moisture to help repair irritated skin and even skin tone over time with regular use.

February 17, 2012

A decade ago, Unilever’s Axe revolutionized the American grooming industry with its launch and has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is aiming to make history again with its first-ever fragrance for her. Enter Anarchy.


LONDON — A decade ago, Unilever’s Axe revolutionized the American grooming industry with its launch and has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is aiming to make history again with its first-ever fragrance for her. Enter Anarchy.