Jun 29, 2020 08:31 AM IST
This forced churning, like all forced churning, might even do the brand franchise good, and enable it to compete in a more mainstream manner and appeal to a wider audience. The loser in this is a whole lot of consumers who really wanted fairness
- Oct 15, 2019 10:02 AM IST
HUL’s rural growth slipped to half of urban levels but its financials don’t seem any worse for that
- Aug 28, 2019 03:18 PM IST
News of HUL cutting soap prices spooked the market but what it may lose on margins, it could gain in volume growth
- Jul 24, 2019 09:17 AM IST
HUL’s soaps business was the main reason why growth slowed down and if its price cuts work, then it should recover in the second half of FY20.
- May 06, 2019 08:31 AM IST
Headlines point to a broad slowdown in the FMCG sector but the numbers and management commentary don’t completely support it. What should investors do?
- Mar 05, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Patanjali’s threat has been downplayed by the Street in recent years, as its performance has faltered and its competitive streak appears more subdued. Don’t write it off just yet, says the data
- Dec 26, 2018 12:34 PM IST
The government’s intentions may be that consumers should benefit from rate cuts but the anti-profiteering provisions are a harsh weapon to deploy
- Jul 19, 2017 05:23 PM IST
The impact on the volume front is expected in the current quarter as well due to the gradual pick-up in GSTN coverage. So, the flattish volume growth observed in Q1 of 2018 can further deteriorate in the current quarter.