Profile: Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL)
6 Dec 2016
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., incorporated on December 9, 1976, manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company offers products, including Skin Care, Makeup, Fragrance, Hair Care and Other. The Company operates in beauty products segment. As of June 30, 2016, the Company's products were sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names, including Estee Lauder, Clinique, Origins, MzAzC, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Jo Malone London and Aveda. It is the global licensee for fragrances and/or cosmetics sold under various designer brand names, including Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Michael Kors and Tom Ford.
The Company's range of skin care products addresses various skin care needs. Its skin care products include moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices and sun care products. These products are developed for use on particular areas of the body, such as the face, the hands or around the eyes. It manufactures, markets and sells an array of makeup products, including those for the face, eyes, lips and nails. It also sells related items such as compacts, brushes and other makeup tools. It offers a range of fragrance products. Its fragrances are sold in various forms, including eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles and soaps that are based on a particular fragrance. Its hair care products include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays and hair color products. It also sells ancillary products and services.
The Company sells its products principally through distribution channels, which consist primarily of upscale department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies, and salons and spas. In addition, its products are sold in stores, its own and authorized retailer Websites, stores in airports and on cruise ships, in-flight and duty-free shops. As of June 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,260 freestanding stores, and over 400 freestanding stores are operated around the world by authorized third-parties. As of June 30, 2016, the Company sold its products from its brands directly to consumers online through Company-owned and operated e-commerce and m-commerce sites in approximately 30 countries.
The Company competes with L'Oreal S.A., Shiseido Company, Ltd., Beiersdorf AG, LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton, Coty, Inc., The Procter & Gamble Company, Avon Products, Inc., Chanel S.A., Groupe Clarins and Amorepacific.
Estee Lauder Companies Inc
767 5th Ave
NEW YORK NY 10153-0023
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- BRIEF-Estee lauder companies enters into senior unsecured $1.5 bln 364-day revolving credit agreement
- BRIEF-The Estée Lauder Companies to acquire Too Faced for about $1.45 bln
- UPDATE 2-L'Oreal Q3 sales beat forecasts, helped by North America
- BRIEF-Estee Lauder Companies reports Q1 adj earnings per share $0.84
- BRIEF-The Estée Lauder Companies increases quarterly dividend 13% to $0.34 per share