Recently, fast-moving consumer giant Unilever released its third-quarter earnings report for 2019, achieving total revenue of 13.3 billion euros (about 104.33 billion yuan), a year-on-year increase of 5.8%; organic growth of 2.9%, lower than market expectations. .
By region, emerging markets in Southeast Asia grew the fastest, reaching 5.1%, with India's market growth remaining stable and the Chinese market slowing; Europe and North America markets growing slowly.
From the category point of view, beauty care (including shampoo, shower gel, antiperspirant, etc.) and food and beverage contributed the most to the performance, respectively recorded 5.574 billion euros (about 43.849 billion yuan) and 4.976 billion euros (about The organic growth rate was 2.8% and 1.7%, respectively; the home care business (laundry, softener and air freshener) grew the fastest, reaching 5.4%.
Among them, the growth of the Chinese market mainly comes from men's care; the competition of hair care products is still fierce, especially in the US and China market. In the future, Unilever will continue to focus on product innovation and increase marketing activities to develop more like Love Beauty. Brands like and Planet lead the fashion trend to meet consumer demand.
Specific to the performance of various brands, the financial report pointed out that the clinical series of the antiperspirant brand Rexona was successfully launched after the launch; the Glow Up cream of the Pond'S brand performed well; the fist brands Dermalogica, Hourglass and Living Proof is stable.
Overall, Unilever maintained a steady growth momentum during the quarter. Emerging markets and home care have become its main growth drivers. In the future, the Group will continue to evolve through innovation and product mix to enhance its competitive advantage and rapidly grow its services. Areas and channels.
Unilever expects sales growth to reach 3-5% for the full year of 2019.