L'Oreal operates within the Toilet preparations sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares L'Oreal with three other
cosmetics and toiletry producers in Europe:
sales of 6.75 billion Euro [US$7.25 billion]
of which 83%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
of the United Kingdom
(£9.89 billion [US$12.23 billion]
based in Germany
(2.90 billion Euro [US$3.12 billion]
of which 45%
was Scent & Care).
During the year ended December of 2016, sales at
L'Oreal were 25.84 billion Euro (US$27.75 billion).
increase of 2.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 25.26 billion Euro.
Sales of Cosmetics Division saw an increase
2.6% in 2016, from
24.29 billion Euro to 24.92 billion Euro.
Not all segments of L'Oreal experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of the Body Shop fell 4.8% to 920.80 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).