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Unilever's Response To 'Tectonic Shifts': Unprecedented M&A, Innovation

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

CEO Paul Polman took the occasion of Unilever's year-end earnings call to laud the firm’s 11 acquisitions and six new brand launches in 2017, calling Unilever’s portfolio evolution “unprecedented." Recent in-house innovations include Love Beauty and Planet, an environmentally and socially conscious brand aimed at millennials.

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