Nestle sees slower sales as New CEO plans restructuring
Slow-moving food inflation in most of its markets and easing demand in emerging markets saw sales growth slow to 3.2 per cent from 4.2 per cent in 2015.
This is both a somewhat deflationary and volatile market, the CEO told reporters at Nestle headquarters in Vevey. "We felt this was wise and prudent".
Unilever cited problems with its results in Brazil and India's demonetization, while Danone pointed its finger at the tougher that normal conditions across China.
Swiss food giant Nestlesaid Thursday that its headline profits were hit by one-off tax effects in 2016, and expressed caution for the outlook for the current year.
The news has left a bit of a bad taste in investors' mouths - shares edged down 1.37 per cent in early trading.
Schneider replaced the "Nestle Model", which the Swiss company has missed for four straight years, with the slightly vaguer goal of "mid-single-digit organic growth and significant structural cost savings by 2020".
He is expecting pricing will improve during 2017 and is planning to use both cost-cutting as well as portfolio management as ways to help reach his targets.
Analysts had expected to see a profit worth 9.59bn francs'.
The Swiss consumer giant, owner of Nesquik flavored drinks, Puppy Chow pet food and Stouffer's frozen dinners, said sales were CHF89.5 billion (about $89 billion) past year, slightly below analyst expectations. For 2017, Vevey, Switzerland-based is targeting organic growth of between 2% and 4%, nearly halving the long-standing previous target of growth between 5% and 6%, which is known as the "Nestle Model".
The Ingham County, Michigan Prosecutor's Office said on Thursday they expect to receive additional information from campus police. The other is a federal suit against Nassar, the university and other defendants that also alleges Title IX shortcomings.
Jamie Vardy scored twice the last time he played Millwall , as Leicester beat them 3-0 in November 2013. Millwall have kept five consecutive clean sheets and it's over eight hours since they conceded a goal.
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McCain, who did not know the girls directly, said their deaths will "strike a fear" in the quiet, tight-knit community. Additionally, authorities are looking for anyone who may have parked in the area between 1 and 5 p.m. on Monday.
The comment came to light after actress Emily Ratajkowski tweeted Monday that a Times journalist told her "Melania is a hooker ". The journalist has not been named, but they do not cover Washington or politics, Ms Murphy said.
The teen said that "there was more than enough officers" to handle her and that "there was no need for the Taser". The teenager was charged with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct.
President Trump in his electoral campaign emphasised on domestic manufacturing, particularly concentrating on Boeing. Now that the union has been vanquished, preparations for Trump's visit have taken on the air of a victory lap.
Also weighing in on behalf of the CFPB are Americans for Financial Reform, the Consumer Federation of America, the U.S. The fight ended, or so it appeared, with the CFPB's leadership structure being declared unconstitutional by the U.S.
Oroville dam evacuation order lifted, warning remains
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Chelsea set to make Diego Costa the club's highest earner
The attacker has been in stunning form this season, scoring 15 goals and providing five assists in the Premier League. Premier League leaders Chelsea are reportedly moving forward in negotiations over a fresh contract with Diego Costa .
United States crude stockpiles jump 9.5 MMBbls
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Eleven homes gone in Port Hills fire
On Thursday morning, Christchurch civil defence said a temperature drop and rise in humidity had improved conditions. They are doing evacuations, joint patrols and reassuring people in the areas impacted by the fires.
Deadly vehicle bomb blast rocks Baghdad
Hospital officials confirmed the casualty toll for the attack, for which there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Destroyed vehicles are seen at the site of a auto bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 24, 2017.
HSBC reiterated Tesco (LON:TSCO) as 'Buy'
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Top Russian, US diplomats hold first meeting in Germany
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