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Cosmetics/Toiletries

Leading market positions worldwide.

Achieving profitable growth with appealing innovations under strong brands, aligned to exacting customer demands.

Expanding our strong market position in Europe and extending our presence in North America and – selectively – in the emerging markets.

Top brands

 www.schwarzkopf.de            www.dialsoap.com         www.syoss.de

Key financials

in million euros

2010

2011

+/–

Sales

3,269

3,399

4.0 %

Operating profit (EBIT)

411

471

14.6 %

Adjusted1 operating profit (EBIT)

436

482

10.5 %

Return on sales (EBIT)

12.6 %

13.8 %

1.2 pp

Adjusted1 return on sales (EBIT)

13.3 %

14.2 %

0.9 pp

pp = percentage points

1 Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges.

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