• L'Oreal Jun 27

    L'Oreal to Remove Words Like ‘Whitening' From Skin Products

    French cosmetics giant L’Oreal says it will remove words like “whitening” from its skin care products following criticism of the company amid global protests against racism.

  • Facebook Jun 27

    European Advertising Giant Pulls Facebook, Twitter Ads Over ‘Polarizing Atmosphere'

    Unilever, whose brands include Dove, Ben & Jerry’s and Hellmann’s, said Friday it will halt advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the U.S. at least through Dec. 31.

  • advertising Jun 26

    Facebook to Label All Rule-Breaking Posts – Even Trump's

    Facebook says it will flag all ‘newsworthy’ posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President Donald Trump

  • Brazil Apr 17, 2019

    Ben & Jerry's Issues Chunky Monkey Recall

    Unilever has issued a limited voluntary recall of a limited quality of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pints and Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar, which may include nuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. The company said the ice cream may contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts. Both affected...

  • Coca-Cola Jan 24, 2019

    ‘The Milkman Model': Big Brand Names Try Reusable Containers

    A new shopping platform announced Thursday at the World Economic Forum aims to change the way we buy many brand-name products. Loop, as the platform is called, would do away with disposable containers for things like shampoo and laundry detergent from some of the world’s biggest manufacturers. Instead, those goods will be delivered in sleek, reusable containers that will be...

  • Sweden Oct 18, 2018

    Procter & Gamble Is Testing 3D Printed Gillette Razors

    Gillette customers will now be able to order personalized 3D printed razors in a pilot program from parent company Procter & Gamble. Razor handles will be printed using stereolithography, a type of 3D printing technology from Boston-based Formlabs and people will be able to choose from 48 designs and seven colors, priced between $19 and $45, including one razor blade....

  • Facebook Oct 9, 2017

    Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Facebook Advertisement

    Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said “missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully,” NBC News reported. The advertisement, apparently for some sort of soap but which has since been deleted, showed a black woman wearing a brown shirt removing her top to reveal a white woman in a lighter top. A...

  • author Jun 19, 2017

    As Times Change, Advertisers Strive to Show ‘Real Dads'

    “Diapers don’t care who change them.” That’s the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble’s #WeSeeEqual campaign from March, captures advertisers’ recognition of changes in how society views fatherhood. In the ad, men, women and children defy stereotypes in the roles they take, including a father changing a diaper....

  • Minnesota Mar 3, 2017

    Mayo, Wings, Butter: ‘Fake Milk' Is the Latest Food Fight

    Is “fake milk” spoiling the dairy industry’s image? Dairy producers are calling for a crackdown on the almond, soy and rice “milks” they say are masquerading as the real thing and cloud the meaning of milk for shoppers. And a group that advocates for plant-based products, the Good Food Institute, countered by asking the Food and Drug Administration this week...

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