BERLIN — Preliminary figures for Beiersdorf AG show a strong 2008 performance for the German cosmetics company, with after-tax profits jumping 25 percent to 553 million euros, or $814 million, at an average exchange rate for the period.
Sales, meanwhile, rose 8.6 percent to 5.97 billion euros, or $8.78 billion.
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