Market research of Hindustan uniliver.LTD<br />Group members:-<br />Brindavan=A-13 <br />Deepti=A-14<br />Dolly=A-16<br />Garima=A-17<br />Himansh=-A-18<br />
PRESENT STATUSE<br />Hindustan uniliver limited(HUL) is India’s largest fast moving consumer goods company, touching the lives of two out of three indians with over 20 distinct catagories in home and personal care products and foods and beverages. They endow the company with a scaled of combine volumes of about 4 million tonnes and sales of nearly Rs.13718crores.<br />
Things to know about HUL<br /><ul><li>HUL is country’s largest exporter,recognized as a GOLDEN SUPER STAR TRADING HOUSE by the government of India.
Mission that inspires HUL is “ADD VITALITY TO LIFE”.
HUL brands are manufactured over 40 factories across India.
The operation involve over 2000 suppliers & associates, 4000 redistribution stockist covering 6.3 million retail outlets reaching the entire urban population and about 250 million rural consumers.</li></li></ul><li>Continued…….<br />It has its research centre i.e HURC in mumbai and bangolore which has 200 highly qualified scientists and technologist.<br />HUL is focusing on health & hygiene, education, women empowerment, &water management.<br />HUL also contributes in case of national calamities such as earthquake in Gujarat and tsunami in south India through welfare measures.<br />
in 2001 the company started a program called SHAKTI in which they provide opportunities to rural women to improve their livelihood & standard of living.<br />HUL is also running a Rural Health Program-LIFEBUOY SWATHYA CHETANA which induce adoption of hygienic practices among rural Indians, so as to avoid diseases.<br />
BRANDS OF HUL<br /><ul><li>Home and personal care
STRENGTHS<br />Largest market share<br />Largest exporter of country<br />Efficient man power having 15000 employees over 1300 managers<br />Strong distribution network<br />HURC since from 1958 which has 200 highly qualified scientists and technologists<br />Reaching out 135000 villages and directly reaching to 150 million to rural consumers through there shakti program.<br />Every brand of HUL has its own high brand value<br />
weaknesses<br />HUL is steadily losing its market share in segments including shops, hair, oral and skin care as economic growth slows and competition increases.<br />
opportunities<br />It can switch to new brands in segments like confectionary ,medicines etc.<br />diversification<br />
threats<br />HUL is facing increased competition with the entry of cigarette maker and hotel company ITC ltd.<br />Also facing competition from P&G<br />