Hindustan Unilever Limited: News

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.

30 Jun 2020


Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

Microsoft has suspended all advertising on Facebook and Instagram at least until August.

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.

28 Jun 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

This week has been all about consumer technology, thanks to Apple.

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.

27 Mar 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani to Anand Mahindra, corporates join fight against coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across countries, the Government of India is doing everything possible to control the spread of the disease, while combating the wide-range of problems stemming from it.

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.

07 Aug 2019


Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.

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.

01 Feb 2019

Bharti Airtel

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today jumped over 100 points ahead of the Budget presentation by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal amid heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors.

13 Dec 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark

The equity benchmark BSE Sensex today rose 263.70 points, or 0.74%, to 36,042.77 in early trade, a day after Shaktikanta Das took charge as the new Governor of RBI and promised to take all stakeholders along on key policy issues to maintain growth while keeping inflation under check.

23 Nov 2018


BJP is top advertiser on TV, beats Amazon, Netflix, Trivago

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has surpassed streaming giants Amazon and Netflix in advertising on television, ahead of crucial assembly elections in five states, ET reports.

05 Nov 2018


IIM-Ahmedabad placements: BCG, Microsoft, Amazon top recruiters

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has emerged as the top recruiter, followed by Amazon and Microsoft in premier B-school IIM-Ahmedabad's summer placement for the PGP class of 2020.

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.

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800-points in the afternoon session today as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues.

23 Aug 2018


Reliance becomes 1st Indian company to hit Rs. 8trillion market-cap

Despite hitting the $100bn market capitalization mark a month earlier, Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has showed no signs of slowing down.

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.

25 Jun 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio enters e-commerce space with app for offline merchants

Making its first big foray into the Indian e-commerce space, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is set to launch a dedicated app for kirana or neighborhood general stores.

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.

25 May 2018


Facebook is looking at media, FMCG honchos as India MD

Facebook is looking for a new India head, and its hunting ground is at high-profile media and FMCG companies.

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.

08 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

The 2019-battle is just a year away, and the NDA is worried. PM Narendra Modi has reportedly asked ministries to calculate how many jobs have been created since 2014, a key poll promise.

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.

16 Mar 2018


This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest

In 1995, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Nirmal Jain set up Probity Research, one of India's first equity-research firms.

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.

11 Jan 2018


Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

The steep growth of Patanjali has grabbed major eyeballs. Its latest admirer is French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, aka Louis Vuitton/LVMH.

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.

25 Jul 2017


Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

Nifty50 has finally hit the coveted 10,000 in the opening trade on Tuesday.

14 Jul 2017


Baba Ramdev enters private security space with 'Parakram Suraksha'

Looks like Baba Ramdev is trying to shift focus from Yoga and Ayurveda.

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.