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Unilever Diversifies Hair-Care Portfolio With $3.7 Bil. Alberto Culver Buy

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Unilever says Alberto Culver's product offering will fill out its existing personal-care portfolio, strengthening its hair- and skin-care focus and growing its business in the U.S. and U.K. in particular.

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