HUL does not expect demand to revive soon; expects only 3% growth for last Quarter

February 2014
FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;2/23/2014, p27
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The article focuses on Indian fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturer Hindustan Unilever Ltd.'s (HUL) expected sales volume growth for the March 2014 quarter. Topics discussed include expected pressures on revenue growth, the impact of higher input costs and weak demand, and comparisons with 2013 fourth quarter volumes. Also mentioned are possible price increases for soaps and detergents and lower demand for discretionary products such as skin care items.


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