Inflation gives Unilever sales a surprise lift

ReutersNewsPublished: April 20, 20171 views
Published: April 20, 2017

Consumer goods maker Unilever has reported a surprise acceleration in quarterly sales, helped by price increases. But, as Ivor Bennett reports, its Swiss rival Nestle hasn't yet felt the benefit from inflation - it's been hit by weak consumer demand for packaged foods in North America and weaker prices in western Europe.

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