Henkel & Co KGaA AG (HNKG_p.DE)
24 Feb 2017
Thu, Feb 23 2017
* Acquisitions a key part of strategy (Adds background, details)
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* Jyothy Laboratories clarifies on news item " Henkel begins due diligence for a stake in Jyothy Labs"
DUESSELDORF, Germany German consumer goods group Henkel wants to step up digital sales of its core brands, focusing on emerging markets and a younger generation which is increasingly shopping online, its chief executive said on Thursday.
* Top 10 brands to contribute 75 pct of sales by 2020 (Recasts throughout, adds detail on digital strategy, quotes, analyst comment)
FRANKFURT, Nov 17 German consumer goods group Henkel wants to focus on its top 10 brands and expand ecommerce sales in a move to respond to volatile markets and declining demand in Western Europe, the group said in a 2020 strategy update.
* Shares indicated 1.6 percent higher (Adds share price indication, details)