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How Ghari overtook FMCG majors Lux and Surf to be No. 2 detergent brand in quick time

MUMBAI/KANPUR: A nondescript three-storey building called Star Tower in the commercial district of RK Nagar in Kanpur houses the brains trust behind India’s second-largest brand in the Rs 45,000-crore home & personal care (HPC) market. An aggressive pan-India distribution push … Continue reading

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Unilever launches Knorr noodles in Pakistan, Sri Lanka

MUMBAI: Consumer products firm Unilever plans to take Knorr soupy noodles, a product developed by its Indian subsidiary Hindustan Unilever, to global markets, particularly emerging and developing countries. The company recently launched Knorr soupy noodles in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, … Continue reading

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PepsiCo, Unilever revive Lipton Ice Tea joint venture in India

NEW DELHI: Food and beverages major PepsiCo and FMCG giant Unilever are reviving their joint venture in India by re-introducing their global product, ‘Lipton Ice Tea‘, in the country. The JV’s Indian arm has launched two new flavours of the … Continue reading

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HUL hints at further price hikes as commodity prices rise

NEW DELHI: FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) today said there could be further price hikes in its products as input costs, particularly that of commodities continue to rise. “We have taken several price increases recently but if the commodity … Continue reading

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Rising input costs force Hindustan Unilever to raise prices of Rin

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 16, 2011) MUMBAI: Hindustan Unilever ( HUL ) has kicked in a phase of price increases in laundry, a segment where margins had clearly bottomed out. The move could be followed up by … Continue reading

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FMCG companies like Hindustan Unilever, Dabur, Procter & Gamble and Marico hope to clock higher sales in 2

MUMBAI: Consumer goods makers in the country expect newer categories and products, particularly in premium product segments, along with a revival in rural demand to help them grow faster in 2012 after a challenging year. “2011 was characterised by a … Continue reading

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How Maggi Pazzta, Fair & Lovely Max men’s fairness cream & Parle’s 20-20 cookie are threatening category l

MUMBAI | BANGALORE: ITC ‘s Sunfeast pasta dominated the Indian ready-to-cook pasta market with a 70% market share last year; today, it trails Nestle’s Maggi Pazzta, barely a year after the latter was launched, thanks mostly to the immense popularity … Continue reading

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HUL to exit joint venture with US-based KCC

MUMBAI: Hindustan Unilever on Friday said its board has agreed to pest its entire stake in Kimberly-Clark Lever as part of a strategy to exit non-core businesses. The 50-50 joint venture that makes and sells brands such as Kotex and … Continue reading

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Government should support urban poor to boost growth: HUL head

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) chairman Sanjiv Mehta said the government will have to reach out to the urban poor, especially in the informal sector, to spur growth. Also, the pace of Covid-19 jabs should be nearly doubled as rapid inoculation … Continue reading

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High metal content in some fairness products, claims study

NEW DELHI: Fairness products of some leading companies may be containing high amount of heavy metals, including mercury, which is harmful for human beings, according to a NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). The CSE, citing a study conducted … Continue reading

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