Fast moving consumer goods business Procter & Gamble is liaising with Indian state governments with the aim of establishing its products as ‘essential’ to allow for their distribution during the extended lockdown.
Under pressure to reduce environmental waste from single-use containers, major consumer companies including Procter & Gamble Co, Unilever Plc and The Body Shop are rolling out more products in refillable form.
P&G’s unlisted India arm Procter & Gamble Home Products reported a 14% year-on-year sales increase and 59% profit increase in the 2019 financial year as the business focused on rural expansion and product launches.
The government is cracking down on GST profiteering following several high profile cases and has instructed its GST officers to conduct mock purchases to find businesses failing to pass on benefits to the consumer.
The Directorate General of Anti profiteering found the fast moving consumer goods brand P&G India guilty of “profiteering” around Rs 250 crore by not passing on goods and services tax rate cut benefits to consumers.
Procter & Gamble is rolling out a sequel film in its "Proud Sponsor of Moms" campaign with a new short film called "Love Over Bias" highlighting athletes in anticipation of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.