The Economic Times  Jan 11  Comment 
With hair colour biggies L'Oreal and Godrej absent from this segment, the budding field has been left open for Bigen, the only national player in beard colours.
Benzinga  Jan 10  Comment 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX) announced an agreement to sell its CeraVe, AcneFree and AMBI Skincare brands to L'Oreal SA (ADR) (OTC: LRLCY) for $1.3 billion. According to Gadfly's Andrea Felsted, the $1.3 billion price tag on the...
Forbes  Jan 10  Comment 
L’Oreal remains steadfast in its digital focus with its latest smart hairbrush called the Kerastase Hair Coach, slated to be launched at the global consumer technology tradeshow, CES 2017.
Reuters  Jan 10  Comment 
French cosmetics group L'Oreal said on Tuesday it was buying three skincare brands - CeraVe, AcneFree and Ambi - from Valeant for $1.3 billion, in a cash deal which L'Oreal...
TechCrunch  Jan 4  Comment 
 How do you know when things have gone full-on CES? It’s probably a pretty good sign when people start launching smart hairbrushes. Like the many connected toothbrushes that have come before it, the Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings is...
Yahoo  Dec 27  Comment 
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal (OREP.PA) said on Tuesday it was investing in an early stage fund managed by private equity firm Partech Ventures, making its second investment in digital and technology start-ups in less than a year. L'Oreal, which...
DailyFinance  Nov 17  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity Style Dang girl! Blake Lively stepped out looking gorgeous on Wednesday night at the L'Oreal Women of Worth event in NYC. The appearance marked Lively's first event since giving birth to her second...
Forbes  Nov 9  Comment 
L’Oreal’s third quarter 2016 results surpassed the performance of its previous two quarters this year. The company continued to grow both organically and inorganically. It performed well in its important markets and is growing impressively in...
newratings.com  Nov 2  Comment 
CLICHY (dpa-AFX) - Cosmetics and beauty products giant L'Oreal Co., (LRLCY.PK) Thursday said its third-quarter sales rose 3.6 percent. Sales for the quarter rose to ¤6.15 billion from ¤5.94 billion last year. Like-for-like sales were up...


L'Oreal is the world's largest producer of beauty and personal care products (e.g. perfume, makeup, shampoo).

Business Outline

Trends and Forces

Older Women and Men Will Drive Cosmetics Demand

Traditionally women aged 15-30 formed the consumption base for cosmetics companies. Since 2001 7 million new men consumers entered the cosmetics market. This growth is shown in the accompanying table. Men are beginning to purchase facial skincare products.

Emerging Market Growth Will Increase Global Disposable Income

As emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and South America grow, income growth will spur consumption. This presents an opportunity for consumer product companies like L'Oreal. Each year 60 million new consumers achieve an income level that allows them to buy more sophisticated cosmetics products.[6] This demand growth will be seen in both the middle and high income segments of the consumer population as seen in the table.




  1. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Consolidated Financial Results, pg. 20
  2. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Market Trends, pg. 31
  3. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Market Trends, pg. 31
  4. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Market Trends, pg. 31
  5. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Market Trends, pg. 31
  6. LRLCY 2007 Annual Report, Market Trends, pg. 31
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