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Unilever H1 Benefits From Sanitizer Blitz; Leadership Expects Lasting Hygiene ‘Preoccupation’

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Unilever’s leadership is optimistic about its enormously expanded hygiene business – both skin cleansing and home cleaning – inasmuch as it doubts that a full COVID-19 recovery is in sight. The firm launched hand sanitizers in 65 new markets in just five months, helping to offset plunging sales in other areas of its business that were heavily impacted by lockdowns around the world.

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