Energizer Holdings, Inc. announced sales of $1,038.4 million for the first fiscal quarter, which ended December 31, 2014—a decrease of 6.8% compared to the first quarter of 2014 fiscal. In its personal care business, net sales were down 2.4%; organic net sales were down 2.5%. The company projects that personal care organic net sales will increase in the low-single digits through June 30, 2015.
"We expect net sales trends to improve over the next six months, as category performance has improved in personal care and household products gained share in the U.S. and globally," said Ward M. Klein, CEO. "Additionally, both segments will launch new, innovative products in our second fiscal quarter."
The full report is available from Energizer.