Colgate-Palmolive India Q3 Net Profit Up 25 pc to Rs 248.36 cr
Colgate-Palmolive India Q3 Net Profit Up 25 pc to Rs 248.36 cr

Colgate-Palmolive (India) has posted a 24.74 percent increase in net profit at Rs 248.36 crore in the third quarter ended in December. The FMCG firm had reported a net profit of Rs 199.1 crore in the same quarter a year ago.

During the period under review, the company’s total income stood at Rs 1,241.81 crore, up 7.70 percent, as compared to Rs 1,152.97 crore in the year-ago quarter.

Ram Raghavan, Managing Director at Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd, said, “We are very pleased with not only the continued momentum on the business but also the quality of the results. Our strategic and disciplined approach to building brands, driving innovation, and relentless focus on winning on the ground continues to deliver as per our expectations.”

“The company continues to invest in its brands with higher advertising spends to support innovations,” he added.

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Retail India News: Nat Habit Empowers Marketing Strategy with Ankita Srivastava as CMO
Retail India News: Nat Habit Empowers Marketing Strategy with Ankita Srivastava as CMO

Amidst the dynamic expansion of India's beauty and wellness industry, Nat Habit welcomes Ankita Srivastava as the Chief Marketing Officer, leveraging her extensive experience in shaping marketing strategies for some of the country's most beloved personal care brands. With a focus on authentic natural offerings and a recent injection of $10.2 million in Series B funding, Nat Habit positions itself for strategic growth in the evolving beauty market. Srivastava's role will be pivotal in steering consumer strategy, portfolio expansion, and team development to propel Nat Habit into the next phase of its journey.

In response to the industry's projected $30 billion valuation by 2027, Nat Habit is strategically positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for authentic natural beauty products. The recent addition of Ankita Srivastava as Chief Marketing Officer comes at a critical juncture for the brand, aligning with its vision of disrupting the beauty and personal care space through a consumer-focused marketing strategy.

Swagatika Das, Co-Founder, Nat Habit, said, “We are thrilled to have Ankita onboard, whose expertise and proven success in building leading Beauty and Personal Care brands makes her an ideal brand leader to channel our business goals into a robust marketing strategy. Our strategic vision for the next two years involves a multi-faceted approach aimed at sustaining and scaling our presence in the beauty and personal care industry. With Ankita at the helm of our consumer-insight-driven marketing strategy, we are geared up to disrupt the space.

Ankita Srivastava, Chief Marketing Officer, Nat Habit said, “The Indian Beauty and Personal Care market is undergoing a fundamental shift in the way consumers are interacting with the category and Nat Habit is all set to disrupt the market one natural ingredient at a time. Swagatika and Gaurav have created a truly differentiated brand, based on their shared passion for natural living and holistic wellness. In an era of greenwashing, their holistic vision, built on deep technical knowledge and commitment to authenticity, stands apart. We are redefining the very meaning of natural beauty, and that's a beauty revolution worth being a part of. Together with the leadership, I aim to scale awareness and fast-track Nat Habit’s journey to becoming a household name synonymous with natural, fresh, and authentic personal care, making natural living a habit.

With a career spanning two decades and contributions to renowned brands such as Garnier, Dettol, Parachute, and Park Avenue, Ankita Srivastava brings a wealth of consumer expertise and business acumen to Nat Habit. The brand, under her leadership, seeks to accelerate awareness and establish itself as a trailblazer in natural beauty and wellness.

As Nat Habit remains committed to simplifying, modernizing, and making genuine natural personal care accessible to everyone, Ankita Srivastava's appointment signifies a strategic move to reinforce the brand's pioneering position in the natural beauty and wellness sector.


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