Hindustan Unilever Limited: News

Amid regulatory changes, HUL withdraws 'health' label from Horlicks

In response to recent regulatory changes in the health drinks category, Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has rebranded its "health food drinks" category as "functional nutritional drinks" (FND).

22 Jan 2024


Why distributors are boycotting Hindustan Unilever products

The Maharashtra State Consumer Products Distributors Federation (MSCPDF) and the All-India Consumer Products Distributors Federation (AICPDF) have initiated a phased boycott of products made by Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL).

19 Oct 2023

Stock Market

HUL Q2 net profit rises 3.8% YoY to Rs. 2,717cr

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on October 19 released its Q2 results, showing a standalone net profit of Rs. 2,717 crore, a 3.86% rise compared to the Rs. 2,616 crore profit in the same quarter of the previous year.

06 May 2022


Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

Indian consumers are likely to bear face an extra burden on their pockets as the country's FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) raised product prices by up to 15% across categories, CNBC-TV18 reported on Friday.

15 Dec 2021


Congratulations! Leena Nair appointed global CEO of fashion label Chanel

Indian-origin Leena Nair has been named the new Global Chief Executive of Chanel. She will be joining the company next January.

03 Dec 2020

Padma Bhushan

Dharampal Gulati, face and owner of MDH Spices, passes away

In a tragic piece of news, Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Spices, passed away this morning at the age of 97.

29 Jun 2020


Coca-Cola to Unilever, these big brands are boycotting Facebook ads

Facebook is heavily reliant on a revenue model where it shows personalized ads from brands and generates money from the businesses for providing ad space and the resulting traction.

25 Jun 2020


Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

Joining the bandwagon of brands that are making their products socially inclusive, the Indian unit of Unilever, Hindustan Unilever, has decided to drop "Fair" from the name of the skincare cream "Fair & Lovely," multiple reports said on Thursday.

08 Nov 2019

Bharti Airtel

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

In a major development, Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta, the former head of Star and Disney India, as its Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations.

29 Jun 2019

Mukesh Ambani

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

When business giant Mukesh Ambani's only daughter Isha got married to Anand Piramal, the Piramal Group scion, in her house, Antilia, the world's most expensive home, everyone saw the extravaganza.

29 Oct 2018

West Bengal

UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized

Eight persons were arrested as police busted a gang of highway robbers in Muzaffarnagar, UP.

02 Aug 2018


Delhi: Bogus company heads arrested for duping over 100 people

Two well-educated people were arrested for allegedly duping over 100 people by posing as representatives of a renowned job portal, police said today.

18 Jul 2018


Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best

The residents of Gurugram and Noida - touted as the next-gen cities - have always been at loggerheads on which city has the best job opportunities, civic amenities, housing, social life, and safety to offer.

13 Jun 2018


Patanjali: The journey of India's fastest-growing FMCG company

Twelve years ago, Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved Limited started its journey as a small-sized pharmacy, which sold ayurvedic medicines.

05 Jun 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Today the business space remained rocked up with news from a variety of sectors.

10 May 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.

02 Apr 2018


Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points

Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues.

09 Mar 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains

Snapping their six-day losing streak, stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with BSE Sensex rebounding by 274 points and Nifty recapturing the 10,200-mark on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors.

29 Nov 2017


Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?

Earlier in November, the GST Council cut tax rates of more than 200 items in an attempt to make common-use items more affordable for the people.

30 Sep 2017


GST: Most businesses will be allowed to file monthly returns

In a bid to smooth out the creases in the new GST regime, the government is now looking to allow most businesses to file quarterly returns as opposed to the earlier requirement of monthly filings.

16 Aug 2017


The popular defence canteens to undergo major makeover

The defence's popular Canteen Stores Department (CSD) is undergoing a major makeover with an aim to enhance consumer experience.

12 Aug 2017


Govt likely to ration consumer goods in Army Canteens

At a time when most FMCG players have just started recovering from the tepid sales growth after the GST rollout, they are likely to witness a fall in their high-volume Canteen Stores Department (CSD) business.

06 Jul 2017


Top brands Amazon, Vodafone, Jio under fire for misleading ads

Among the 199 complaints received from consumers by Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) against companies showcasing misleading ads, as many as 130 advertisements have been upheld.

03 Jul 2017


As GST kicks in, you should invest in these stocks

With India's latest tax reform, GST kicking in this month, many industries are faced with uncertainty and confusion.

11 Jun 2017


What rural India does for entertainment?

While urban Indian film buffs have ditched single-screen theatres for multiplexes years ago, those in villages now have their "own version of upward mobility"- DigiPlexes.

08 Jun 2017


Coca-Cola enters India's frozen desserts segment, launch in 3 months

Summer and aerated drinks used to go almost hand in hand a few years ago but as more people are getting health conscious, companies like Coca-Cola are changing their tone to make things healthier than the calorie packing beverages they are predominantly associated with.

26 Apr 2017


HUL vs Amul, new wine in old bottle

Amul and Hindustan Unilever Ltd are currently embroiled in a legal battle over the charges of 'disparaging others' products in an ad, initiated by HUL.