Operating Profit of Unilever 2001-2017.
The following table shows the operating profit of Unilever from 2001-2017. Sums are in million Euros.
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The operating profit of Unilever climbed to 8.9 Billion Euros in 2017 from 7.8 Billion Euros the previous year.
Unilever is one of the leading consumer goods companies of the world with around 400 brands in its portfolio. The company sells its products in around 190 countries. Around 2.5 Billion people around the world use its products daily. Some of the brands by Unilever the have become household names are Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo. Unilever also owns 13 Billion Euro brands and 13 of the top 50 brands of the world. The company operates in four main product categories. The largest category is Personal Care, followed by Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The brand invests a large sum in research and development as well as marketing. Its extensive global presence is a major advantage. The company generates around 58% of its revenue from the emerging markets. It has an extensive global distribution network of more than 400 warehouses. Moreover, thee are more than 300 factories making Unilever products in 69 countries. It employs several channels including direct and indirect to serve 25 million retail stores.
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