One of the leading global FMCG companies P&G has partnered with three startups to drive automation and other tech solutions at the manufacturing sites of P&G’s three popular brands viz Ariel, Tide and Pampers. Maharashtra based Goken Technology India Pvt. Ltd. and Greenovative Energy Pvt. Ltd. and Chennai based Infomine Software Solutions were selected by P&G “to pilot innovative digitization and energy optimization solutions at P&G’s Hyderabad plant,” the company announced in a statement.
The GST profiteering investigation arm has found leading FMCG firm P&G India guilty of not passing on GST rate cut benefits to the tune of about Rs 250 crore by commensurate reduction in prices. Based on a complaint filed before the standing committee, the Directorate General of Anti profiteering (DGAP) investigated the books of accounts of P&G India pre and post November 15, 2017, and concluded that the consumer goods manufacturer has not lowered prices of certain of its products despite cut in GST rate to 18 per cent from 28 per cent.
Procter and Gamble (P&G), a top consumer goods firm, has been charged with profiteering in a probe conducted by the Director General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP).
The company, which sells Tide detergent, Gillette razors, Head and Shoulder shampoos among other products, is found to have profiteered a total of around Rs 250 crore by not passing the benefit of tax rate cuts onto its customers, sources said.
Consumer sector saw some pick-up in competitive intensity with P&G getting aggressive though not alarming yet. Raw material basket is comfortable, but a sudden rise in crude and copra prices needs to be watched against. Except for Britannia that talked about slowdown in the month of December, other FMCG companies didn’t highlight any slowdown though were cautious on commentary near-term with upcoming elections. ITC, APNT, NEST, DABUR and JUBI are our sector Buys.
The world’s largest consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) on Wednesday said that it was setting up an innovation sourcing fund in India in a move aimed at identifying start-ups and organisations that had industry-leading ideas and solutions.
While P&G did not specify the size of the fund, simply saying that it ran into “multi-million dollars”, the Cincinnati-based company follows its Anglo-Dutch rival Unilever
After struggling for a few years in India, the world's largest consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) appears to be getting its mojo back in a market it considers key. On Wednesday, P&G's Global Chief Executive Officer David Taylor said India was among two markets, the other being Turkey, that grew in double-digits for the year ended June 30. P&G follows a July-June accounting year.
Procter & Gamble will acquire 51.80 per cent stake for Rs 1,289.88 crore in India listed drug firm Merck Ltd as part of a global deal under which it is taking over German firm Merck KGaA’s international consumer health business. The global deal is for about 3.4 billion euro (Rs 27,677 crore) in cash. P&G will acquire Merck’s majority shareholding in Merck Ltd. (India) and make a mandatory tender offer to minority shareholders.
Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest consumer goods company, announced a new India managing director-cum-chief executive officer last week. Madhusudhan Gopalan, 42, will take charge on April 1 from Al Rajwani. But this is not going to be an easy assignment for him.
The pace of the India business of P&G has been slowing for some time. Gopalan, alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management at Kolkata, has been with P&G all his working life. He will have to improve sales growth, while watching profitability.
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