Gucci debuted its fashion TV series on Monday evening, featuring its latest collection, an online innovation entitled Ouverture of Something That Never Ended, jointly directed by Alessandro Michele and Gus Van Sant.
Unilever, P&G and other major consumer goods manufacturers are touting lower-priced brands and discounts to woo penny-pinching shoppers struggling through the most severe global recession since the Great Depression.
Unilever had upbeat news on Thursday. Despite currency effects sending its turnover down overall, it released Q3 figures that showed underlying sales growth (USG) of 4.4%, and prestige beauty was buoyant.
Unilever, the maker of brands ranging from Ben & Jerry's ice cream to Dove soap, is trying to win over customers with a socially responsible makeover, but activists say that some of it is just cosmetic.
Shareholders in Unilever Plc have approved the company's plan to end its 90-year-old dual-headed structure in favour of a single London-based entity, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company said on Monday.
Unilever has joined the group of brands choosing not to advertise on Facebook for a period of time, but its marketing VP Aline Santos said the decision was not directly related to the ‘Stop Hate for Profit’ campaign.
Unilever 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 polarized election period in the U.S."