Unilever

  • Unilever raises stake in HUL to 67 per cent 05-07-2013 10:23 AM

    Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever said it had acquired a little over two-third of Hindustan Unilever following the close of a voluntary tender offer, falling short of its plan to raise its stake to as much as 75 per cent. Shareholders of Hindustan Unilever tendered 319.7 million shares to the...
  • Unilever to raise stake in India unit in $5.4 bn offer 30-04-2013 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: Anglo-Dutch company Unilever Plc, along with Unilever NV will acquire about 487 million shares, or 22.52 per cent, of India's Hindustan Unilever in a deal valued at about $5.4 billion. The parent company will buy the shares for Rs 600 each, 20.6 per cent premium to the Monday's...
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd Q4 net profit up 15 pc at Rs 787 cr 29-04-2013 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Monday posted 14.65 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 787.20 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2013. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 686.61 crore in the same period of previous fiscal. Net sales...
  • Kerala: Police end mysterious survey 11-12-2011 11:31 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Police intervened and halted a mysterious survey which was going on for the past one month in areas near Beema Palli setting panic among local people. The survey was reportedly conducted by a Vellayambalam-based research agency Socio Economic Unit, for multinational companies such as Unilever Research Medicine UK, London...
  • Protests on FDI in retail false drama: India Inc 04-12-2011 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Anguished over "perennial disarray" in Parliament over FDI in retail, India Inc's prominent leaders on Sunday asked common people to stand up against "false drama" on the issue. In a strongly-worded joint statement, HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh and Rajya Sabha MP and former Unilever chief Ashok Ganguly said,...
  • Should P&G and Unilever merge? 24-06-2011 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Lets not lose market share even if it means sacrificing margins in the short term. Long Procter and Gambles battle cry, in the last few years it had increasingly become an intrinsic part of arch-rival Unilevers strategy as well. Hardly surprising, as Paul Polman who became Unilever CEO...
  • P&G may make 38 bn pounds bid for Unilever 02-06-2011 11:07 AM

    London: In what could be one of the biggest deals in the global FMCG sector, consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble is rumoured to be lining up a 38 billion pounds bid for its biggest rival Unilever. Wild rumours are doing the rounds that Procter & Gamble (P&G) could make...
  • Storyboard: iPhone, a status symbol in India 24-08-2008 12:33 AM

    iPhone positions itself as a top luxury phone in India. ...
  • Unilever to tackle serious Asian problem-Body odour 26-05-2008 12:43 PM

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he would love to see the return of West Indies’ opener Chris Gayle for the Trent Bridge Test starting here on Friday. Pietersen said Gayle's presence would add a new dimension to the three-Test series which England lead 1-0 after winning the opening Lord's...
  • Hindustan Unilever to cut 50 managerial jobs 06-02-2008 08:27 PM

    The Indian batsman also stressed that the team needs to do better in the coming matches. ...
  • Five injured in transformer blast in Kolkata 16-01-2008 02:01 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts analyses Delhi Daredevils' first victory in the IPL-4 season. ...