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Elf Sanofi

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Perfume and beauty product sales increased 3.6% on a comparable basis to FFr 1.96 bil. (about $362.5 mil. at current exchange rates) in the half, boosted by "the success of recent product launches," including the second quarter U.S. introduction of the Champagne and Van Cleef women's fragrances. Sanofi also noted that sales by Yves Rocher were up more than 8% in France and abroad. Elf Sanofi worldwide sales in the first half advanced 6.1% on a comparable basis to FFr 12.3 bil. ($2.28 bil.)



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