Estée Lauder Posts 9% FY Sales Gains

The Estée Lauder Cos. yesterday reported results for its fourth quarter fiscal year ended June 30. Net sales of $14.86 billion increased 9% from $13.68 billion in the prior year….

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Estée Lauder Posts 8% Q1 Sales Gains

Top growth drivers were skin care globally, the Asia/Pacific region and emerging markets, the global online and travel retail channels, and most brands, including Estée Lauder, M•A•C, La Mer, Tom Ford and Origins.

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Lauder Posts Success in Q1 Despite New Retail Trends, U.S. Market

Growth came largely from Lauder’s recent acquisitions of Too Faced and BECCA. The company also benefitted from a continued acceleration in China, Hong Kong, travel retail and global online, as well as strength in several developed and emerging markets in Europe.

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What Will Move the Needle in Q4?

Some of the biggest names in beauty—Ulta Beauty’s Mary Dillion, Shannon Curtin, La Mer’s Sandra Main—comment on which products and strategies will help get Holiday sales moving for the last three months of the year.

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