Business  /  Published 04.05.21

Election results ruffle stocks

Stocks on Monday witnessed an initial jolt as the massive electoral victory by the TMC in Bengal weighed on investor sentiment. However, buying support in metals, FMCG and auto counters helped benchma...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 30.04.21

HUL profit up 41%

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) on Thursday topped analyst estimates as it reported a 41 per cent growth in net profits for the March quarter of 2021. The FMCG giant posted a standalone net profit of Rs 2,14...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.03.21

Emami Agro forays into processed foods

Emami Agrotech Ltd has ventured into the processed food category with the introduction of soya chunks, hoping to cash in on the heightened awareness about immunity and wellness. The company, arguably...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.07.20

Lockdown hurts ITC earnings

Pandemic-induced lockdown roiled the revenue from the cigarette, hotel and paper and paperboard businesses during the first quarter of the fiscal for ITC Ltd that posted a 14.29 per cent dip in total ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.10.18

HUL numbers top forecasts

By Our Special Correspondent in


Business  /  Published 27.03.20

ITC sets up virus fund

FMCG major ITC on Friday announced setting up of a Rs 150-crore coronavirus contingency fund for vulnerable sections of society.The company said it will collaborate with authorities to provide assista...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 19.03.20

Emami sets buyback price

The board of Emami Ltd has announced a buyback of shares at a price up to Rs 300 apiece and declared an interim dividend of Rs 2 per share.It would spend up to Rs 191.99 crore, which represents 9.94 p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.05.19

Consumption story loses plot

The consumption story has started to flag in India — from housing and autos and now to FMCGs.The fourth-quarter results of the FMCG market leaders indicate a sharp slowdown, with volume growth tumbl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Culture  /  Published 10.11.18

Vapers fume over advisory banning e-cigarettes

Maneesh Kasera was a smoker for 28 years. Two years ago, he made the first attempt to quit smoking. He tried nicotine gums — a kind of chewing gum that delivers nicotine to the body — for a day or...
By Sonia Sarkar in

Business  /  Published 06.12.18

Sanjiv Goenka's Karare challenge to Kurkure

RP-SG Group has set an ambitious target to corner a 10 per cent market share of the western snacks category by the end of 2020, buoyed by launches across segments and taking on market leader Kurkure.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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