Unilever acquires Tazo tea brand from Starbucks for $384 million

Along with releasing their always-anticipated annual holiday cup, Starbucks made another announcement this week as well. The coffee mega-giant is selling their Tazo tea brand to Unilever for $384 million as they say they will be focusing on Teavana as their sole tea brand. The sale includes all recipes, intellectual property and inventory. Tazo, founded […]
  • Kirsten Loose
  • November 4, 2017
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Unilever Acquires Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billion

On Tuesday, Unilever announced its plan of joining the razor business by purchasing Dollar Shave Club. Dollar Shave Club is a razor start-up that sells disposable razors and grooming utensils for $1 a month. Although Dollar Shave Club has 3.2 million consumers, it doesn’t make any revenue. No financial terms have been released but several […]
  • Joanna Mei
  • July 21, 2016
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Bud Light’s Campaign is Promoting Rape

Bud Light’s advertising campaign may be encouraging rape with their new slogan: “The Perfect beer for removing ‘No’ from your vocabulary for the night” The company has recently apologized for the message relayed in their campaign. Controversy quickly ran on social media outlets with the company’s labels reading “Up for Whatever” on their bottles. Many […]
  • Dela Dem
  • April 29, 2015
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