Business & Financial

Dove provokes furore online for ‘racist’ ad

Dove provokes furore online for ‘racist’ ad

By Lucy Whitehouse

Dove has found itself at the centre of a public relations storm over the past few days, following a Facebook advert which showed a black woman turning into a white woman.

The Body Shop’s new CEO announced

The Body Shop’s new CEO announced

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Body Shop, now owned by Brazilian cosmetics company Natura Cosméticos SA following L’Oréal’s sale, has announced David Boynton as its new chief executive officer.

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer goods company announced the pending deal this week, giving a clear indication that Unilever is  still shifting its brand portfolio more heavily toward personal care and beauty.

UK government offers support to organic businesses

UK government offers support to organic businesses

By Lucy Whitehouse

In further confirmation of the economic strength seen in the segment, recent moves have been made by both the UK government to support organic consumer goods businesses, particularly exporters.