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FMCG sector grows 7.3% in December quarter, rural sales up 14.2%, says data firm Nielsen
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FMCG sector grows 7.3% in December quarter, rural sales up 14.2%, says data firm Nielsen

The snapshot released by NielsenIQ’s Retail Intelligence team showed large manufacturers bouncing back and small ones clocking double-digit growth

Reliance Retail plans to use kirana stores for delivery of non-perishable items ordered on JioMart
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Reliance Retail plans to use kirana stores for delivery of non-perishable items ordered on JioMart

The kiranas will source goods from the retail giant or elsewhere in case it is not available with Reliance Retail.

Hindustan Unilever drops 'Fair' from 'Fair & Lovely' to make brand more inclusive
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Hindustan Unilever drops 'Fair' from 'Fair & Lovely' to make brand more inclusive

Consumer brand Hindustan Unilever announced Thursday that it's dropping the word 'Fair' from its popular fairness cream brand 'Fair & Lovely' to achieve a "more inclusive vision of beauty", reports said.

Biscuit supply remains short of demand and trends show sector likely to grow in double digits even after lockdown
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Biscuit supply remains short of demand and trends show sector likely to grow in double digits even after lockdown

As lockdown eases, Kundu said growth in biscuits may subside during Q2 or Q3 but it will still see double digit growth in volume

Markets end strong after subdued sessions: Sensex rallies over 990 points, Nifty surges to 9,315; Axis Bank top gainer, soars over 13%
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Markets end strong after subdued sessions: Sensex rallies over 990 points, Nifty surges to 9,315; Axis Bank top gainer, soars over 13%

Sensex rallied 996 points on Wednesday, led by massive gains in banking and IT stocks ahead of the expiry of monthly derivatives amid firm overseas cues.

Colgate-Palmolive India Q4 net profit rises 3.3% to Rs 204 cr on tax reversals; COVID-19 outbreak hits sales volume
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Colgate-Palmolive India Q4 net profit rises 3.3% to Rs 204 cr on tax reversals; COVID-19 outbreak hits sales volume

Colgate-Palmolive said its board in a meeting held on Thursday has declared a second interim dividend of Rs 16 perequity share for the financial year 2019-20.

After Narendra Modi's appeal to promote local goods, paramilitary canteens to now sell only indigenous products from 1 June
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After Narendra Modi's appeal to promote local goods, paramilitary canteens to now sell only indigenous products from 1 June

Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to promote local products, Union Home Ministry on Wednesday decided that canteens of paramilitary forces will sell only indigenous products from June 1 in a bid to give a fillip to small scale industries and Khadi.

Market ends on positive note; Sensex jumps 637 points, Nifty above 9,350; Re settles higher at Rs 75.46 against dollar
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Market ends on positive note; Sensex jumps 637 points, Nifty above 9,350; Re settles higher at Rs 75.46 against dollar

The Nifty bank index was up by 4 percent. Besides, sharp buying was also witnessed in the auto and metal stocks.

Markets close on positive note: Sensex 199 points up, propelled by strong gains in RIL; rupee closes higher
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Markets close on positive note: Sensex 199 points up, propelled by strong gains in RIL; rupee closes higher

Reliance Industries was the biggest contributor to the gains on the index, jumping over 3 percent after the company announced that US-based PE firm Vista Equity Partners will buy 2.32 percent stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 11,367 crore.

Procter & Gamble's profit up 1% to Rs 91 cr in March quarter, sales down 6%; firm says lockdown impacts business operations
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Procter & Gamble's profit up 1% to Rs 91 cr in March quarter, sales down 6%; firm says lockdown impacts business operations

Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd on Friday reported a marginal rise of 1.09 percent in net profit at Rs 91.10 crore for the March quarter 2020 as the lockdown impacted its business operations

Sensex ends over 260 points lower at 31,454; Nifty falls 87.90 points to 9,206; except energy, infra, all sectoral indices in red
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Sensex ends over 260 points lower at 31,454; Nifty falls 87.90 points to 9,206; except energy, infra, all sectoral indices in red

The Sensex surrendered all its early gains to end 262 points lower on Tuesday due to emergence of a sudden sell-off in financial stocks at the fag-end of the sessio

Marico Q4 net profit down 50.6% to Rs 199 cr due to COVID-19 related disruptions; net sales drop 7%
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Marico Q4 net profit down 50.6% to Rs 199 cr due to COVID-19 related disruptions; net sales drop 7%

FMCG firm Marico Ltd on Monday reported a 50.62 percent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 199 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 2020 due to COVID-19 related disruptions

Hindustan Unilever shares drop over 5% after company reports 4% decline in net profit in Q4
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Hindustan Unilever shares drop over 5% after company reports 4% decline in net profit in Q4

Shares of Hindustan Unilever on Monday fell 5.5 percent after it reported a 3.93 percent decline in consolidated profit for the fourth quarter due to coronavirus crisis from mid-March

Hit by coronavirus pandemic, HUL Q4 net profit down 3.9% at Rs 1,512 cr; sales decline 9.6% to Rs 9,055 cr
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Hit by coronavirus pandemic, HUL Q4 net profit down 3.9% at Rs 1,512 cr; sales decline 9.6% to Rs 9,055 cr

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever on Thursday reported 3.93 percent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,512 crore for the fourth quarter ended 31 March, impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: FMCG companies launch special insurance schemes for 'frontline' workers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FMCG companies launch special insurance schemes for 'frontline' workers

Leading FMCG companies such as Nestle India, Godrej Consumers Products Ltd and Dabur are providing special insurance covers to their 'frontline' workforce, including those of distributors, who are engaged in supply and distribution of their products during the coronavorus pandemic

Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown
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Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown

Unilever witnessed a major impact on the businesses in China and India, two of its major markets where restrictions were imposed by the respective governments to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Markets buoyant at close: Sensex rallies 743 points, Nifty tops 9,150-mark; Reliance Jio's Rs 43,574 cr deal with Facebook boosts sentiment
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Markets buoyant at close: Sensex rallies 743 points, Nifty tops 9,150-mark; Reliance Jio's Rs 43,574 cr deal with Facebook boosts sentiment

ZEE, Reliance industries and Asian Paints remained top gainers while ONGC, Vedanta and BPCL were the top losers.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Employees facing movement restrictions, plants not operating at full capacity, says HUL
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Employees facing movement restrictions, plants not operating at full capacity, says HUL

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) on Tuesday said its factories, though operational, are unable to operate at full capacity as its employees continue to face restriction in movement from local authorities in various states amid coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: DPIIT suggests Home Ministry permit limited activity in select sectors with safeguards
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Coronavirus Outbreak: DPIIT suggests Home Ministry permit limited activity in select sectors with safeguards

Big companies with proper sanitation and distancing norms in place in sectors such as textiles, automobiles and electronic manufacturing—20 percent to 25 percent capacity in single shift—may be considered to start with, according to the letter.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Marico says January-March quarter EBITDA may see 'modest decline' due to lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Marico says January-March quarter EBITDA may see 'modest decline' due to lockdown

FMCG major Marico said its January-March quarter EBITDA may see "modest decline" following disruptions on account of Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns