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On a foreign currency exchange basis, total company net sales increased 9.6%, benefiting from the inclusion of net sales related to the professional segment beginning on the TCG acquisition date, as well as a full year of Pure Ice net sales.
For 2014, Beiersdorf expects to outperform the market, with growth of 4–6%.
Nu Skin announced record fourth-quarter results with revenue of $1.056 billion, an 82% improvement over the prior-year period.
Divisions such as professional products, active cosmetics and L'Oréal Luxe helped growth, as did growth in new markets.
The company saw organic sales grow 3.5% in 2013.
Coty CEO says U.S. market softness, particularly in the mass fragrance and nail categories, impacted its performance.
Although European sales suffered for the Sweden-based direct beauty seller, the company is still confident in its key growth markets of Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Total beauty sales declined 7%, or 2% in constant dollars, with markets in the North America and Asia Pacific regions being hit particularly hard.
For its beauty care business segment, Pola Orbis recorded net sales of ¥178.3 billion for 2013, a 5.6% increase, and operating income rose 25.1% from 2012 to ¥14.78 billion for 2013.
The deal is part of a transaction that finances L'Oréal buying 48.5 million of its own shares (8% of its share capital) from Nestlé.