Beiersdorf: Strong business year 2014
Beiersdorf continued its profitable growth path in 2014 despite a challenging macroeconomic environment. Organic Group sales rose by 4.7% in the past financial year according to preliminary, unaudited figures. In nominal terms, sales increased by 2.3%, from €6.141 billion to €6.285 billion. Both business segments contributed to this success. The Consumer Business Segment increased organic sales by 4.8%, while tesa recorded organic growth of 4.4%. The company has confirmed its consolidated EBIT margin guidance excluding special factors of above 13%.