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Unilever results

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Skin care sales up 8% in North America in third quarter due to strong sales of Dove and Suave bar soaps and Dove facial cloths, according to Unilever sales and earnings announcement Nov. 2. Consolidated personal care sales increased 9% during the quarter, led by Dove including introduction of Dove shampoo in Italy and Japan, Unilever states. Mass market gains were partially offset by decline in prestige fragrances. Firm lost approximately $54.3 mil. (€1=$.90) in prestige fragrance category in third quarter due to decline in consumer confidence, Unilever says. Ad support will continue for Nautica, BCBG and Truth, which are expected to drive growth. Total turnover for Q3 increased 13% to $12.27 bil., while net profit before exceptional items, amortization of goodwill and intangibles was up 5% to $952.3 mil...

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