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Organic sales and volume increased in all five business segments, which include beauty, grooming, health care, fabric & home care and baby, feminine and family care.
Prestige fragrance sales were 16 percent higher the week before Christmas 2016 than the same week in 2015.
"Beauty segment sales declined in line with our guidance, but reflected a sequential improvement from the second quarter."
Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, said, “Overall we are pleased with the progress this quarter, with results in line with our expectations.
"Toys and prestige fragrances...the only industries to outperform last year for the week and cumulatively over the first four weeks of the season.”
The first quarterly dividend is payable on December 28 to shareholders on record at the close of business on December 19.
The European Wax Center (EWC) increased their guests serviced by 28% in one year by investing in staff and launching their own products, as detailed below.
When compared to third quarter 2015, there was an increase in results across nearly all brands.
The company grossed $604.2 million, compared to $571.3 million that was earned in third quarter 2015.
Net sales increased by 13.4% to $157.6 million for the 2016 third quarter.