Beiersdorf continues on its growth path
For the first half of 2013, Beiersdorf has continued to progress well with strong sales growth in both business segments, Consumer and tesa. Group sales rose by 6.6% organically, and in nominal terms by 3.3%, from €3.062 billion to €3.163 billion. The operating result (EBIT) excluding special factors reached €434 million, an increase of 11.2%, representing a significantly improved EBIT margin of 13.7% (previous year: 12.7%). Consolidated after-tax profit rose to €287 million.