Consumer goods

Patanjali looks East, plans to enter Chinese market

16 Mar 2017

After flooding the local market with a wide range of consumer products and fending-off aggressive marketing tactics by multinational FMCG giants, Patanjali is now looking to go global

Indian consumer goods sector could grow 9-17% over 3 years: study

09 Mar 2017

India is at the cusp of the FMCG 'S-curve', with significant room to grow over the next 5 to 10 years – but the winning brands will be those that achieve greater household penetration, a CII-Bain & Co report says

Patanjali the most disruptive brand of 2016, says study

31 Dec 2016

Patanjali Ayurved with its generic products has turned out to be the most disruptive force in the fast moving consumer goods market in India in 2016, with projected sales of Rs68,000 crore by 2020

Samsung wins US Supreme Court appeal in $399 mn damages payment to Apple

07 Dec 2016

The apex court held that since the alleged copying of designs involved only parts of the product, the patent violator need not pay the entire profit from the sale of the product as damages

Cash crunch to hit Q3 earnings of packaged goods firms

19 Nov 2016

Patanjali CEO Balakrishna ahead of Ruias, Nusli Wadia in rich list

14 Sep 2016

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is only the face of Patanjali, the fastest growing FMCG brand in the country, as 94 per cent of the brand is owned by its chief executive Acharya Balakrishna

Patanjali plans to go global with 'swadeshi' products

12 Sep 2016

Patanjali is also planning to enter the fashion and apparel market with the launch of Indianised jeans to cash in on the young consumer

'Yogi' Deveshwar to step down as ITC chief in February

22 Jun 2016

Yogesh Chander Deveshwar, who led tobacco company ITC Ltd to a diversified group with interests in farming to hotels and information technology over a 20-year period - the longest in Indian corporate history - is finally stepping down

Ramdev's Patanjali sees revenue doubling to Rs10,000 cr in FY17

27 Apr 2016

Annual sales of Rs10,000 crore will put the local consumer goods major ahead of multinationals like Nestle, P&G and Colgate in India

ITC beats HDFC Bank, Infosys in market cap to emerge third most valuable company

02 Mar 2016

ITC to invest Rs3,000 cr in 3 West Bengal projects

11 Feb 2016

Patanjali beats Cadbury, Parle as top TV advertiser

06 Feb 2016

ITC Q3 net marginally up at Rs2,652.8-cr despite slowing business

23 Jan 2016

HUL Q3 net down 22.42% at Rs971.40 crore

15 Jan 2016

LeTV showcases array of gadgets for Indian debut

06 Jan 2016

US consumer goods major Newell Rubbermaid acquires rival Jarden for $15 bn

15 Dec 2015

The combined entity, to be renamed Newell Brands, will create a $16-billion consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of leading brands

ITC Q2 net up marginally at Rs2,431 crore

31 Oct 2015

Indian FMCG firms doing better than multinationals: study

20 Oct 2015

A better sales mix, scaled-up benefits and greater cost controls have helped domestic FMCG firms' margins to grow faster than those of their multinational rivals'

Price cuts on soaps, detergents hit Hindustan Unilever profit

15 Oct 2015

With complicated features iOS9 to have steeper learning curve

01 Aug 2015

ITC 1Q net profit marginally up at Rs2,265 crore

30 Jul 2015

Hind Unilever Q1 net profit almost flat at Rs1,059 cr

21 Jul 2015

US consumer goods firm Jarden Corp to acquire Waddington Group: reports

13 Jul 2015

ITC’s food business revenue hits $1-billion mark

30 Jun 2015

HUL creates 14 consumer clusters to widen market reach

30 Jun 2015