Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicUnilever

Topic: Unilever

‘Haven’t seen this kind of inflation for many years’ — HUL warns of challenges after profit jump

Hindustan Unilever indicated that inflationary pressures were likely to persist, spooking investors. Its shares slipped 4% at the close of trading — the most since early May.

Unilever to trial 4-day working week in New Zealand amid Covid disruption

The trial will start this month and run for a year, with the company saying its goal is to measure performance on output, not time.

Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion as companies boycott Facebook ads

Facebook shares fell 8.3% Friday, the most in three months, after Unilever, one of the world’s largest advertisers, joined other brands in boycotting ads on the platform.

Companies in Covid-19: Beauty brands making sanitisers, biggest soap company giving free soap

Companies across the world are investing millions in the fight against coronavirus. Unilever has announced distribution of soaps, sanitisers, bleach and food worth €100 million.

Now AI can conduct your job interview at Tata Consultancy, Unilever, Marriott

It will no longer be easy to smooth talk your way into a job because an AI-bot will see through you faster than a human can.

Unilever adds Horlicks in $3.8 billion deal for Glaxo India

Glaxo rose 1.4 per cent in early trading in London. Unilever rose 0.6 per cent in Amsterdam. Unilever agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Indian...

Unilever needs luck to gain energy from Horlicks deal in India

Horlicks is facing a challenge, even in India. The drink is losing its star status as the ‘healthy’ morning and after-school drink.

As demand picks up Indian companies pass on higher prices to consumers

More than 1,200 manufacturing firms polled by the Reserve Bank of India reported input price pressures and an increase in selling prices.

Emerging market firms are new darlings of investors as US multinationals fall out of favor

It is highly likely that investors have realised the U.S. market has become very expensive. And, the cash yield offered by S&P 500 companies can no longer keep pace with rising interest rates.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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