Unilever results beat estimates on emerging markets

Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported fourth-quarter revenue growth that beat estimates, led by gains in emerging markets.

21st January, 2014
Unilever makes everything from shampoo to ice cream.

Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported fourth-quarter revenue growth that beat estimates, led by gains in emerging markets.

Sales excluding acquisitions and currency fluctuations rose 4.1 per cent in the three months through December, the London-and Rotterdam-based company said today in a statement. The quantity of goods sold gained 2.7 per cent, more than the 2.5 per cent estimated by analysts.

Unilever has seen sales growth slip as demand for its soaps and shampoos has slowed in emerging...

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