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FMCG market shrinks 0.5% in Q2 on higher base, low demand

The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market shrank 0.5% by volume in the September quarter, due to a higher base in the year earlier and lower consumption of food products. A rise in rural areas was more than offset by a … Continue reading

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HUL reduces time from product ideation to shelf by half post Covid

Hindustan Unilever said it has slashed time taken for sourcing materials, product innovation, manufacturing and distribution by over half after it used artificial intelligence, new technology and data analytics post covid last year. For the country’s biggest consumer goods maker, … Continue reading

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Abhishek Basumallick on 2 sectors to bet on now

Consumer facing food and fashion retail look quite good as post Covid play, says Abhishek Basumallick, Founder & Chief Equity Adviser, Intelsense Capital How will we analyse the commentary coming from Nestle or even HUL ? Some of these consumer … Continue reading

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Indian businesses emerging stronger from pandemic: Unilever CEO

Unilever global chief executive Alan Jope said the Indian business is emerging stronger from the pandemic but mobility and consumer sentiments remain below pre-pandemic levels. “We are emerging stronger from the pandemic with over 75% of the business winning market … Continue reading

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Hindustan Unilever joins ad war against Reckitt over liquid soap

(This story originally appeared in on Mar 10, 2013) NEW DELHI: Consumer goods giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has once again joined a bitter ad war against arch rival Reckitt Benckiser, which had sounded the bugle barely three weeks ago with … Continue reading

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Beauty soap Lux now for couples; Brand ropes Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor to whip up some lather

MUMBAI: The bath-tub moves to the ghats of Benares as legacy soap brand Lux finds its calling in the lead pair of the just-released Bollywood film Raanjhanaa. As the world moves to a more metrosexual avatar, its best-selling soap that … Continue reading

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L’Oreal smartly ambushes ‘Rs 5 crore challenge’ campaign for Fair & Lovely cream

NEW DELHI & MUMBAI: The move was fair, but the response is lovely. Hindustan Unilever had thrown down the gauntlet. “Fair & Lovely hai unbeatable. Lagi Rs 5 crore ki shart?” (Fair & Lovely is unbeatable. Game for Rs 5 … Continue reading

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ASCI upholds complaints against 52 misleading ads in March

NEW DELHI: Advertising industry watchdog ASCI today said it has upheld 52 complaints against companies, including Procter & Gamble, HUL, Honda, Johnson & Johnson and Dabur , for violating guidelines in March this year. During the month, the Consumer Complaints … Continue reading

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Hindustan Unilever aiming to triple digital advertising spend

MUMBAI: Sometime in mid 2011, Nitin Paranjpe, CEO of the Rs 22,000-crore Hindustan Unilever , found himself taking some unusual lessons: on how to tag a person on Facebook and tweet. Teaching the digitally challenged Paranjpe the ropes of social … Continue reading

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Advertising Standard Council of India upholds complaints against 134 misleading ads

NEW DELHI: Advertising industry watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 134 campaigns in July for misleading ads, including those of Hero MotoCorp , Hyundai Motor, TVS Motor Company, Pfizer , LG, Procter & Gamble, ITC, Myntra.com, L’Oreal India, HUL , and … Continue reading

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