Beiersdorf on growth path - Sales and earnings increase in 2013
Beiersdorf successfully continued its dynamic business development in 2013. Both sales growth and the EBIT margin excluding special factors exceeded expectations. The Group delivered organic sales growth of 7.2%. In nominal terms, sales increased by 1.7%, from €6,040 million to €6,141 million. Both business segments, Consumer and tesa, contributed to this achievement. Group EBIT excluding special factors increased to €814 million (previous year: €735 million), representing an improved EBIT margin of 13.2% compared to last year’s 12.2%.