7/22, 8:02 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Unilever underlying sales rise 5% in second quarter

British consumer goods giant Unilever plc said on Thursday the company's underlying sales growth recorded a 5% increase on the year in the second quarter of 2021, in line with analyst projections. Meanwhile, Unilever reported turnover during the same period rose 1.2% to €13.5 billion.

"Competitive growth is our priority, and we are confident that we will deliver underlying sales growth in 2021 well within our multi-year framework of 3-5%, despite more challenging comparators in the second half," the company said in a press release.

Among highlights from its first half-year results, Unilever announced underlying sales jumped 5.4% on turnover of €25.8 billion, according to the update.

Breaking the News / JC