Unilever’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Unilever manufactures and distributes consumer goods, food, household care and personal care products. Read more

Unilever manufactures and distributes consumer goods, food, household care and personal care products. Read more

Alan Jope's photo - CEO of Unilever

CEO

Alan Jope

CEO Approval Rating

72/100

Founded:

1885

Status:

PublicLondon Stock ExchangeULVR

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P&G is the top competitor of Unilever. P&G is a Public company that was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1837. Like Unilever, P&G also operates in the Personal Products sector. P&G has 51,000 fewer employees vs. Unilever.

Nestle is seen as one of Unilever's biggest rivals. Nestle was founded in Vevey, Vaud} in 1866. Nestle operates in the Food Processing industry. Compared to Unilever, Nestle generates $28.4B more revenue.

Johnson & Johnson is perceived as one of Unilever's biggest rivals. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886, and is headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Johnson & Johnson is in the Health Care Supplies field. Johnson & Johnson generates $23.4B more revenue vs. Unilever.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$57.4B

Unilever's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 29.7B. Over the last three quarters, Unilever's revenue has grown by 20.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2020's revenue was $15B; in Q1 2020, it was $13.7B; in Q4 2019, it was $12.4B.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Liquid I.V.

Sep 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Liquid I.V. is a health-science nutrition and wellness company that produces and supplies electrolyte drink mixes for individuals.
Lenor Japan Co., Ltd.

Oct 2019

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undisclosed
Lenor Japan is a cosmetic company that manufactures and distributes beauty and personal care products for men and women.
Tatcha, LLC

Jun 2019

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$500M
Tatcha produces and sells skincare products such as cleansers, exfoliates, serums, moisturizers, eye and lip care products.
OLLY, PBC

Apr 2019

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undisclosed
OLLY is a producer and supplier of vitamins, minerals, protein bars and supplement products.
Garancia

Mar 2019

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undisclosed
Garancia manufactures and distributes perfumes, anti-aging cream and make-up removing products for women.

These are all the companies that Unilever has acquired. Unilever has acquired 42 companies and its latest acquisition was Liquid I.V. in Sep 2020. Liquid I.V. is a health-science nutrition and wellness company that produces and supplies electrolyte drink mixes for individuals.

Investments

No recent investments found related to Unilever

Unilever News

October 25, 2020FashionNetwork

Unilever says Dutch 'exit' tax is illegal

Unilever's boss has brushed off concerns that a Dutch 'departure tax' could cost it €11 billion, say... See more »
October 23, 2020Acquisitions Daily

Unilever disposes from beauty and personal care

As it looks to pivot its portfolio toward faster-growth areas, chief financial officer Graeme Pitketh... See more »
October 23, 2020Strategy Online

Unilever 'heavily' increasing investment in 'effective' marketing

Unilever is spending the second half of 2020 increasing its investment in effective marketing and bra... See more »
October 23, 2020Marketing Dive

Unilever plans spending jump on 'manpower-intensive' digital marketing

CEO Alan Jope highlighted the effectiveness of digital campaigns in the third quarter, including step... See more »
October 23, 2020KamCity

Unilever Considering More Brand Disposals

Alongside improved quarterly results yesterday, Unilever's CFO suggested disposals of some of its sma... See more »
October 23, 2020iNVEZZ

Unilever stock price slips on a dovish outlook

Unilever PLC (LON: ULVR) stock price slipped around 4% this week after the CEO of the consumer goods ... See more »
October 23, 2020Campaign Asia

Unilever pledges increased marketing spend as it adjusts to 'living with Covid'

FMCG giant makes emphatic case for contribution of marketing as it reports strong results.... See more »

Unilever Press Releases

April 16, 2020AsiaNet Pakistan

Board of directors meeting Rescheduled of Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited

Karachi, Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors mee... See more »
April 13, 2020WebWire

Unilever joins consortium which will make ventilators for UK hospitals

Unilever has joined forces with businesses from the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors in a co... See more »
March 16, 2020WebWire

Unilever announces Covid-19 actions for all employees

Our CEO Alan Jope announced a new set of measures to help protect our people from coronavirus (Covid-... See more »
March 10, 2020WebWire

Indonesia in-store refill station launches with 11 Unilever brands

Unilever has joined forces with Indonesia's Saruga packaging-free store in Bintaro to launch its bigg... See more »
February 3, 2020WebWire

CDP gives Unilever triple 'A' for sustainability leadership

Unilever has been highlighted as a world leader in corporate sustainability by global environmental n... See more »
January 24, 2020WebWire

Unilever recognised by CDP for action on climate crisis

Unilever has been identified as a global leader in corporate sustainability and awarded a place on th... See more »

Unilever Videos

January 16, 2019Unilever Youtube Channel

"Futuremaker: Sonika Malhotra" on YOUTUBE

January 16, 2019Unilever Youtube Channel

"Futuremaker: Tracy Shepard-Rashkin" on YOUTUBE

January 16, 2019Unilever Youtube Channel

"Futuremaker: Jane Wurwand" on YOUTUBE

January 29, 2018Unilever Youtube Channel

"Lever House and Offices 1919" on YOUTUBE

January 29, 2018Unilever Youtube Channel

"Factory railway 1919" on YOUTUBE

January 29, 2018Unilever Youtube Channel

"Swimming Pool 1950s" on YOUTUBE

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Headquarters

PO Box 68 Unilever House

Blackfriars, EnglandEC4P 4BQ

201-894-2790

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Overview

Unilever PLC (NYSE: UN) is engaged in the production and marketing of consumer goods in the nutrition, hygiene and personal care categories. Founded in 1885 and headquartered in London, England with 174, 381 employees, its mission is to help people ev...

CEO

Unilever's CEO, Alan Jope, currently has an approval rating of 72%. Unilever's primary competitors are P&G, Nestle & Johnson & Johnson.

Website

unilever.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Unilever

  1. When was Unilever founded?

    Unilever was founded in 1885
  2. Who is Unilever's CEO?

    Unilever's CEO is Alan Jope
  3. How much revenue does Unilever generate?

    Unilever generates $57.4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Unilever have?

    Unilever has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Unilever's headquarters?

    Unilever's headquarters is in Blackfriars England, GB
  2. How many employees does Unilever have?

    Unilever has 150,000 employees
  3. What sector does Unilever operate in?

    Unilever is in Personal Products
  4. Who are Unilever's competitors?

    Unilever's top competitors are P&G, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson