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Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

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FILE PHOTO: An usher holds a baton to guide attendees towards the AGM of advertising agency WPP in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Sixteen of the world’s biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake Read More

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on

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HAYSVILLE, Kansas (Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produce marijuana, hemp is used in products ranging from food to building Read More

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate

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LONDON (Reuters) – The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain’s biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather. FILE PHOTO: A Tesco supermarket is seen, in west London on September 30, 2008. . REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Celebrating its Read More

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time

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(Reuters) – Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals. FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February Read More

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO

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(Reuters) – British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor. FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February 12, 2008. REUTERS/Stephen Hird/File Photo Narasimhan, PepsiCo’s global chief commercial officer, will Read More

Dash for growth at company founded by Indian yoga guru leads to stumbles

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HARIDWAR, India (Reuters) – Three years ago, Indian yoga guru and entrepreneur Baba Ramdev was riding high. FILE PHOTO: A worker arranges consumable goods inside a Patanjali store in Ahmedabad, India, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave The consumer goods empire he co-founded had tapped into a wave of Hindu nationalism after the election of Prime Read More

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next ‘growth stars’

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The logo of Unilever is seen at the headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw (Reuters) – Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the Read More

World’s corporate giants project $1 trillion damage costs over global warming

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Widely-debated climate change may cost the world’s biggest corporations nearly $1 trillion, according to the latest survey data from 215 listed firms, ranging from Apple and Microsoft to Nestle and UBS. The study, compiled by a non-profit charity CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), reveals that corporations realize that much of the pain may be inflicted in Read More

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis

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LONDON (Reuters) – More than 200 of the world’s largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, said 6,937 companies had responded to its 2018 Read More