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When a company has more cash than uses for it, the classic corporate solution is to buy back stock. Apple recently announced the mother and father of self-investments, with plans to spend $100-billion (U.S.) on its own shares. Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch food and soap company, has found an alternative solution: buy a bigger share of its fastest growing business.

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