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- Who is the player?
Unilever is one of the world's leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies. According to the group, its products are consumed by 2.5 billion customers across 190 countries worldwide. The group's interests cover a range of consumer categories, spanning beauty and personal care products, food and beverages, and home care [...].
- What are the player's strategies?
Unilever is currently engaged in its Connected 4 Growth (C4G) programme. Announced in 2016 and due to continue until 2020, the programme has had a significant impact on Unilever's performance over the past few years. One of the key realisations of C4G has been the successful restructuring of the company to make it more responsive to local trends and more innovative. […].
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Strong presence in rapidly growing emerging markets (58% of FY2018 turnover) […]
12 blockbuster global brands that enjoy more than €1bn in annual sales […]
Foods & Refreshment portfolio in need of more reshaping to be competitive […]
Dual-headed legal structure limits group synergies […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.