Welcome to the first episode of KYC (Know Your Company) Video Series. Where we deep-dive into different companies to understand their business models, verticals, competition, hiring practices and much more. In this video, we have covered the FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever. The company owns iconic brands like Lakme, Surf Excel, RIN, Brooke Bond, Lipton, Lux, Lifebuoy, Dove and many more. We discuss the varied aspects of the company, who are its competitions, what you should learn about the company before you sit for the placement at your B-school and what are some other routes through which you can be part of this FMCG giant.
HUL’s market cap is upwards of 6 lakh Crs and the company’s turnover is north of 45000 Crs (FY-20-21). The company has 30+ brands, 4500+ distributors and 8M+ stores pan India. So how did HUL achieve this? How do they make money? Who are they competing with and how can you work with them? All these questions will be answered in this video.