A strong quarter put in by Unilever (UL +2.8%) serves as a reminder that a consumer staples...

|About: Unilever Plc (UL)|By:, SA News Editor

A strong quarter put in by Unilever (UL +2.8%) serves as a reminder that a consumer staples company (XLP) can grow prices and volume in tandem with the right focus on categories and geography, notes retail analyst Rahul Sharma. Will Colgate-Palmolive (CL +0.1%) and Procter & Gamble (PG) execute as well as their peer?