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Unilever’s joke writers may not be enough to keep uneasy investors entertained14 Apr 2:00am

Unilever’s joke writers may not be enough to keep uneasy investors entertained

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The company’s ads are always amusing, but this week’s quarterly results could divide opinion like MarmiteThere are times when you’d be forgiven for thinking that the role of the consumer goods giant Unilever is to entertain its punters, as much as flog them stuff. It brands have been associated with some of the most memorable ads of our age, whether they be for PG Tips in the 1970s (“Avez-vous un cuppa?”), several controversial Pot Noodle commercials or its recent satire on Brexit for Marmite, which read: “Hard Breakfast? Soft Breakfast? No Breakfast? Marmite: dividing the nation since 1902.”
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