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GSK to sell Horlicks; Nestle, other food groups likely suitors

GSK to sell Horlicks; Nestle, other food groups likely suitors

They estimated the consumer health nutrition business, which also has smaller operations in Nigeria and Bangladesh, could fetch more than $4 billion.

Mar 28, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
Unilever picks Rotterdam for HQ as Britain loses the battle before Brexit?

Unilever picks Rotterdam for HQ as Britain loses the battle before Brexit?

Unilever was forced to act to improve its operations and profitability after it fought off one of the biggest takeovers ever proposed in early 2017.

Mar 15, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
Dove apologises for racially insensitive ad on Facebook

Dove apologises for racially insensitive ad on Facebook

The advertisement showed a black woman wearing a brown shirt removing her top to reveal a white woman in a lighter top.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Kraft walks away from ''friendly'' bid for Unilever

Kraft walks away from ''friendly'' bid for Unilever

U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever Plc, the companies said on Sunday, raising questions about whether Kraft will turn its focus to another target.

Feb 20, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

Consumer giants court Muslims with halal face creams, shampoos

Unilever, Beiersdorf and L`Oreal are among the multinationals converting their supply chains for Indonesia.

Sep 02, 2016, 09:04 AM IST
Indian rapper goes viral with toxic waste gibes at Unilever

Indian rapper goes viral with toxic waste gibes at Unilever

Mumbai: An Indian rapper has gone viral with a music video calling on consumer products giant Unilever to clean up alleged toxic waste from a forested southern hill station.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Unilever first-quarter sales better than expected

The Anglo-Dutch maker of Dove soap, Lipton tea and Ben & Jerry`s ice cream cited an improvement in China and an earlier Easter. 

Apr 16, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Plan over Rs 700 crore spend by 2019 on sanitation in India: Unilever

Global FMCG giant Unilever plans to spend 100 million euros (over Rs 700 crore) by 2019 on sanitation programmes in India while it looks to become a key partner in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign.

Feb 04, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Google, Apple world's most 'in-demand' employers: LinkedIn

The 'World's 100 Most InDemand Employers: 2014' was based on billions of interactions from LinkedIn's over 300 million members.

Nov 02, 2014, 10:40 AM IST

Unilever says Q3 sales dip, blames China slowdown

Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever on Thursday posted a third quarter drop in sales down 2.0 percent, blaming a slowdown in emerging markets, particularly in China.

Oct 23, 2014, 14:04 PM IST

Unilever says Q1 sales down, blames exchange rates

Unilever employs over 173,000 people worldwide.

Apr 24, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Facebook, Unilever to study Internet adoption in rural India

FMCG giant Unilever has partnered Internet.Org, a Facebook-led alliance, to study how Internet adoption can be increased in rural communities in India.

Feb 25, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Facebook, Unilever to study Internet adoption in rural India

FMCG giant Unilever has partnered Internet.Org, a Facebook-led alliance, to study how Internet adoption can be increased in rural communities in India.

Feb 25, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

Unilever beats forecasts as emerging markets rebound

Consumer goods maker Unilever reported better-than-expected 2013 results on Tuesday, with an improved performance in emerging markets after currency devaluations earlier last year hurt demand.

Jan 21, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

Global FMCG majors bet big on India despite slowdown

Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline and PepsiCo made big bang announcements during the year as they decided to enhance their play in the "strategic and emerging" Indian market.

Dec 25, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

Unilever reports sales slowdown in third quarter

Unilever on Thursday reported slower sales growth for the third quarter, providing further evidence that a slowdown in emerging markets is hitting demand for its consumer goods.

Oct 25, 2013, 00:03 AM IST

Unilever warns of slowdown in sales in emerging markets

During the April-June quarter, Unilever reported sales growth of 5 percent led by growth in emerging markets where sales went up by 10.3 percent.

Oct 01, 2013, 18:57 PM IST

Emerging Asia to be largest consuming block by 2020: Manwani

Despite concerns over slowdown in sales in the sort term in India, Manwani expressed confidence in the medium to long term growth prospects of the FMCG sector in the country.

Jul 26, 2013, 22:37 PM IST

Unilever says profits soar on tea, ice cream sales

Anglo-Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever reported a profit jump today with the help of sales of tea and ice cream, and emerging markets.

Jul 25, 2013, 23:17 PM IST

Unilever raises stake in HUL to 67.28% for Rs 19,180 cr but misses target

The company fell short of its target as it had planned to hike the stake in HUL to 75 percent through the open offer from the earlier stake of 52.48 percent.

Jul 05, 2013, 10:20 AM IST