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Unilever (ul) Stock Research

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Company Description: Unilever PLC, and its subsidiaries create and market a wide variety of consumer products that they market in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Their products include food, personal care, and household products. Unilever markets a myriod of readily recognizable brand names, including: Ragu, Knorr, Hellmanns, Bartolli, SlimFast, Ponds, Sauve, and Snuggle, to list a few. The companys products are marketed through a metworked sales approach utilizing: its sales force, independent brokers, agents, and distributors. To facilitate accessability for delivery, products are positioned in a variety of distribution centers and satalite warehouses. Update

Market Research Update

Staples Industry Research & Analysis: The consumer staple industry includes companies whose sales come from necessary consumer staple purchases such as rent, mortgage and food. Staples Trading Strategy: The consumer staple industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued staple investments at any time in the business cycle when stock prices are low, and especially during the late stages of a bull markets when investors become more defensive. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, investors are rotating money out of consumer staples and into faster growth industries. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Unilever's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Unilever's strategy is to continuously improve. This helps to fend against competitive threats and increases shareholder returns.

Strategy: Unilever has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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