Lidl to launch massive sale on baby toys, prams, high chairs and gadgets this week

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. PARENTS looking to stock up on baby items might want to head down to Lidl this week as it’s launching a massive baby event. You can’t buy the items online but Lidl has teased some of the products we can expect and it includes everything from toys and clothes to prams and high chairs. Plus, there are plenty of big baby brands too, such as Fisher-Price, My Babiie, Tommee Tippee and more. But as this is a middle aisle promotion it means once the items have gone that’s it – so you might want to go quick if you’ve got your eye on something. This collapsing Babiie stroller has been exclusively designed for Lidl by TOWIE star and mum Billie Faiers, so you won’t find it anywhere else. Lidl says it’s suitable for kids between 0 and 36 months, plus it comes with a one-year warranty in case anything goes wrong. A similar Billie Faiers stroller costs £149.99 at Asda (delivery from £2.95) and £159.98 directly on MyBabiie.com (shipping is free), albeit in a grey chevron pattern compared to Lidl’s blue version. This portable ...

What To Make of Unilever’s Purchase Of A Japanese Skin Care Brand?

Petra Meekers, director of sustainable sourcing at Unilever NV, speaks during the Palm & Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Photographer: Samsul Said/Bloomberg) Unilever (NYSE:UL) has signed an agreement to acquire a Japanese skincare company, Tatcha, for an undisclosed sum. This move furthers Unilever’s bid to strengthen its presence in the premium personal care segment, as it moves away from its stagnating foods business. Tatcha has a growing presence in North America in the natural personal care segment. This acquisition is a small but positive step toward the consolidation of Unilever’s position in the global personal care market. Trefis maintains a long-term price estimate for Unilever at $57, which is around 10% below the current market price. Below we discuss the personal care segment and its expected 2019 performance on our interactive dashboard How Unilever Could Benefit From Acquiring Tatcha? which details our forecasts for the company in the near term. You can modify our assumptions to see the impact any changes would have on the company’s revenue and EBITDA and see more Trefis Consumer Sta...