HUL regains top spot in first week of 2022: Barc

Harpic Power Plus led the brands list with ad volumes of 608.55.

Mumbai: After lagging behind Reckitt Benckiser (RB) for two consecutive weeks, Hindustan Lever Ltd (HUL) has regained the top position in the first week of 2022. According to data released by Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc), HUL delivered ad volumes of 4551.67 for the period of 1-7 January.

The FMCG giant was the consistent top performer in 2021. It was trumped by RB in the last two weeks of the year by huge margins. While RB was at 3005.75 in week 52 (25-31 December 2021), HUL’s score was 1914.69. The corresponding figures for week 51 were 3322.98 (RB) and 2059.20 (HUL).

Coming back to this week, RB was at the second position once again with 3022.09 ad volumes. At 1160.97 (‘000s) Ponds India was third.

Brooke Bond Lipton India, Cadburys India, Procter & Gamble, Godrej Consumer Products, ITC Ltd., Amazon Online India, and Colgate Palmolive India were at the No. four to ten.

Among the brands, Harpic Power Plus 10X Max Clean led the list with ad volumes of 608.55. It was followed by Dettol Antiseptic Liquid (550.43) and Horlicks (356.19) in the second and third positions.

The remaining slots were grabbed by Dettol Toilet Soaps, Lizol All in 1, Clinic Plus Shampoo, Harpic Bathroom Cleaner, Vanish Oxi Action, Ultratech Cement and Almond Board of California (new entrant).

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