Unilever (UN -5.8%) warns of a rough second half ahead, echoing competitors who are expecting to...


Unilever (UN -5.8%) warns of a rough second half ahead, echoing competitors who are expecting to raise spending on new products amid tough competition and higher raw material prices. The company's second-quarter margins were up just 0.1 points to 14.7%.

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  • Tom Au, CFA
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    Sounds like the end of the 19900-2009 margin expansion to me.
    5 Aug 2010, 11:46 AM Reply Like
  • If U Say So
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    On the bright side Unilever is providing evidence of no deflation in food.
    5 Aug 2010, 12:35 PM Reply Like
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