HUL settles toxic vapour issue with ex-employees

FMCG major HUL Wednesday said it has entered into a settlement with ex-employees who were allegedly exposed to toxic mercury vapour at its former thermometer factory in Kodaikanal.

Campaign aims to raise awareness about good hygiene habits

In order to promote health and hygiene and raise awareness about good hygiene habits such as washing hands five times a day, using a toilet for defecation and adopting safe drinking water practices, a campaign has been launched recently.

HUL to acquire hair-care brand Indulekha for Rs 330 crore

HUL to acquire hair-care brand Indulekha for Rs 330 crore

The deal, worth Rs 330 crore, includes the acquisition of the trademarks 'lndulekha' and 'Vayodha', intellectual property, design and knowhow.

Hindustan Unilever Q1 net rises 4% to Rs 1,059 crore

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever's (HUL) standalone net profit remained flat at Rs 1,059.14 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015 due to subdued demand in rural markets.

HUL to withdraw Knorr noodles pending approval from FSSAI

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has decided to recall its Chinese range of 'Knorr' instant noodles from the market pending product approval from the central food safety regulator FSSAI.

ICICI Bank appoints M K Sharma as new non-executive Chairman

ICICI Bank Tuesday announced the appointment of M K Sharma, a former Vice Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited, as the non-executive Chairman for a period of five years, in place of K V Kamath.

HUL Q2 net up 8.13% at Rs 988.16 crore

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) today reported a 8.13 per cent increase in standalone net profit at Rs 988.16 crore for quarter ended September 30, 2014-15 as subdued demand continued to impact the sector.

Hindustan Unilever Q3 net profit rises 22% to Rs 1,062 crore

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Monday posted a 21.91 percent increase in net profit to Rs 1,062.31 crore in the quarter ended December 31.

HUL shares fall on profit-booking; down nearly 1%

After surging 4.33 percent to Rs 619.95 in intra-day trade on the BSE, HUL closed at Rs 589.35, down 0.82 percent.

HUL rises over 4% in trade on better earnings

On Saturday, Hindustan Unilever reported 13.24 percent rise in net profit at Rs 913.8 crore for the September quarter, up from Rs 806.92 crore in the year-ago period.

HUL open offer begins Friday at Rs 600 a share

Unilever Thursday said its voluntary open offer to increase its stake in Hindustan Unilever will begin Friday, and will remain open till July 4.

Unilever's open offer price for HUL 'fair, reasonable': Panel

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Tuesday said the committee of independent directors that looked into parent firm Unilever's proposed USD 5.4 billion open offer, is of the view that the offer price of Rs 600 per share is "fair and reasonable".

Unilever's $5.4 bn offer for HUL begins June 21

Anglo-Dutch firm Unilever's USD 5.4 billion open offer to buy 22.52 percent stake in its Indian arm Hindustan Unilever begins June 21.

Unilever to spend $5.4 bn to raise stake in Hindustan Unilever

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever Plc will spend USD 5.4 billion (over Rs 29,380 crore) to hike stake in its Indian arm Hindustan Unilever to 75 percent through an open offer.

HUL shares tank over 7% in early trade

Shares of FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Wednesday plunged over 7 percent in early trade even as the company posted 15.59 percent jump in net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012.