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  • Nestle, Unilever think small in Big Food’s sales quest

    LONDON: Nestle and Unilever both snapped up small, artisanal brands on Thursday, part of a drive by big food firms to boost slowing sales with products seen as ethical or healthy...

    Natural, organic, artisanal or plant-based products have been a bright spot in an otherwise tepid market, where the need to buy growth and cut costs led to Danone’s purchase of WhiteWave and failed attempts by Kraft Heinz to buy Unilever and Mondelez to...

  • Unilever posts Rs1.23bn profit

    KARACHI: Unilever Pakistan Food Ltd’s profit-after-tax rose 5...

    21m to be invested, while the previous approvals in respect of investment in Nestle Pakistan; Tri-Pak Films; Sanofi Aventis; Siemens (Pakistan) and Packages Cons­truction (Pvt) Ltd were not utilised or partly utilised...

  • Unilever picks Rotterdam as Britain loses the battle before Brexit

    LONDON: Britain’s third biggest company Unilever picked Rotterdam over London for its main headquarters on Thursday in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s government a year before Brexit...

    Under the new plan, Unilever will continue to be listed in London, Amsterdam and New York, and will divide into three divisions, keeping two based in Britain...

  • Unilever faces calls to scrap skin lightening products

    NEW DELHI: Unilever is facing calls to scrap a range of skin lightening products in South Asia, where critics said a rebranding announced on Thursday was a “gimmick” that did not fully resolve the problem...

    On Thursday, Unilever announced it was dropping the word “fair” from the name, a move applauded by some but criticised by others, with many people on social media in India saying it did not go far enough...

  • Unilever to stop US advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

    THE HAGUE: Unilever PLC said on Friday it will stop advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the United States for the rest of the year, citing “divisiveness and hate speech during this polarised election period in the US”...

    We will be monitoring ongoing and will revisit our current position if necessary,” Unilever said in a statement...

  • 13-year-old Swat girl wins Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award

    KENTUCKY: Another young girl from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat district – home of child activist Malala Yousufzai – has earned international recognition by being awarded the third Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for dedicating her life to ending the practice of child marriages in Pakistan...

    Six individuals 30 years or younger were presented with an award that mirror boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s six core principles: confidence,...

  • Book review: Who is Muhammad Ali?

    Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is, undoubtedly, boxing’s most celebrated athlete, and the book Who is Muhammad Ali, by James Buckley Jr, is a short, but informative biography specially designed for children to read...

    Buckley writes in simple prose, yet he manages to bring to life that tale of the ‘Louisville Lip’, as Ali came to be known for his shocking statements, showy interviews and poems...

  • Of Humayun Khan & Muhammad Ali

    What about them?In any case the American constitution was flashed in the face of Muhammad Ali too, not by a Muslim stricken by victimhood, but by the agencies of US law...

    What did Ali say when he was asked to board the flight to Vietnam to fight those who hadn’t harmed him...

  • Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

    PHOENIX: Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family...

    Ali, one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, was hospitalised this week for a respiratory ailment...

  • Karachi boxers mourn Muhammad Ali

    KARACHI: As soon as the news broke early on Saturday, boxers in Lyari and Old Golimar were mourning the passing of the legendary three-time world heavyweight boxing champion, Muhammad Ali...

    “You know, Ali just happened to wander into a boxing gym while looking for his stolen bicycle...

  • ‘He will never die’: world mourns Muhammad Ali

    SAN FRANCISCO: Tributes to Muhammad Ali poured in from across the sporting, cultural and political world after his death at age 74 with many saying there would never be another one like “The Greatest”...

    Ali was fondly remembered not just as a heavyweight boxing icon but also for his fight for social justice, while others recalled his warmth and generosity, how he was equally at home with presidents and people on the streets...

  • Muhammad Ali's funeral 'open to everybody'

    LOUISVILLE: The world is invited to the funeral of Muhammad Ali in his hometown on Friday where the boxing legend's life will be celebrated with a public funeral procession and memorial service, a family spokesman said...

    Ali, a three-time world heavyweight champion and civil rights activist who was an iconic figure of the 20th century, died Friday aged 74 after health problems complicated by a long battle with Parkinson's disease... ...

  • Farah pays tribute to Muhammad Ali in style

    BIRMINGHAM: British athletics great Mo Farah paid a handsome tribute to the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Sunday as he broke David Moorcroft’s 34-year-old British 3000 metres record at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting...

    The 33-year-old two-time Olympic champion and quintuple world champion struck a boxing pose as he celebrated his win at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting paying his respects to Ali, who died of septic...

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