Tuesday, 18 January, 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.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
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Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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