PARIS — L’Oréal registered a 17.6 percent rise in 2012 net income and said it is “well-prepared” to outpace the beauty market’s growth this year.
The firm’s net profits reached 2.87 billion euros, or $3.69 billion, in the 12 months ended Dec. 31, it said Monday after the Paris Bourse closed. L’Oréal’s operating income was up 12.3 percent to 3.7 billion euros, or $4.75 billion.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"