Top, Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia, in the Fair Trade USA campaign. Right, Melissa Powell, chief of staff at the UN Global Compact. Left, Amanda Curtis, chief executive officer and founder of Nineteenth Amendment.

Human Resources

The Green-Ceiling: Fashion Needs More Women to Solve Sustainability

What is a gender-balanced company? WWD looks at how women comprise leadership at sustainable companies like Unilever, Patagonia etc.

clock April 23, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Dr Roebucks focuses on clean skin-care products.

Skin Care

Unilever Ventures Invests in Dr Roebuck’s Skin Care

The Australian skin-care brand plans to boost its direct business in the coming months.

clock April 23, 2019Allison Collins


Beauty Features

Wellness Central: Unilever’s Olly Acquisition Underscores Supplement Interest

Olly is best known for its gummy vitamins.

clock April 18, 2019Allison Collins

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Unilever Beauty Sales Climb 3.1% in Q1, Fueled by Prestige, New Brands

Overall turnover at the consumer giant rose 3.1 percent to 12.4 billion euros on an underlying basis.

clock April 18, 2019Samantha Conti

Mergers and Acquisitions

Unilever to Buy French Derma-Cosmetic Brand Garancia

Garancia offers 38 premium facial and body skin-care products sold through French pharmacies.

clock March 27, 2019Samantha Conti

Sunny Jain has been named president of beauty and personal care at Unilever.

Human Resources

Sunny Jain Named Head of Beauty, Personal Care at Unilever

Jain joins from Amazon, and will take over Alan Jope’s former role as head of one of Unilever’s largest divisions.

clock March 26, 2019Samantha Conti

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Human Resources

Unilever Reshuffles Top Management; Nitin Paranjpe Named Chief Operator

Alan Jope’s successor in the beauty and personal care division has yet to be named.

clock March 14, 2019Samantha Conti

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Currency Moves, Sale of Spreads Business Dent Unilever Full-Year Sales

Underlying sales grew 2.9 percent in a tumultuous year for the consumer giant.

clock January 31, 2019Samantha Conti

IEVA’s Twin-C

Beauty Features

Exclusive: IEVA Readies to Disrupt the Personalized Beauty Model

Set to launch on Jan. 31, it’s the latest project from IOMA founder Jean-Michel Karam.

clock January 31, 2019Jennifer Weil

The Laundress

Beauty Features

Unilever Acquires Eco-friendly Laundry-care Brand, The Laundress

The Laundress bills its clothing washes as “shampoos” and “conditioners.”

clock January 28, 2019Allison Collins

Prince William talks with British broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough, during a session at the 49th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos

Business Features

Davos Goes Green, With Jack Ma, Mass-Market Giants Calling for Change

The Loop, a new sustainability scheme, was announced during the World Economic Forum, with Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Unilever and Carrefour on board.

clock January 25, 2019Fiona Ma

Alan Jope

Beauty Features

Unilever Tests New Sustainable Packaging

Nine brands will test reusable and refillable packaging formats.

clock January 24, 2019Ellen Thomas

Skinsei Skin Care

Beauty Features

From the Ground Up: Unilever’s Incubation Push

The company is releasing a wave of brands developed in-house.

clock January 18, 2019Ellen Thomas

Physicians Formula The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm

Beauty Features

What to Watch 2019: Mass Skin Care Still Going Strong

Key launches from Procter & Gamble, Unilever, L’Oréal and more look to maintain mass market skin care’s growth streak.

clock January 3, 2019Ellen Thomas

TRESemmé Thermal Creations


What to Watch 2019: Mass Hair Care No Longer a Commodity Category

Key players are rolling out shampoo alternatives, customized conditioners and natural ingredients in January.

clock January 3, 2019Ellen Thomas

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