BERLIN — Beiersdorf AG sales rose 1 percent to 6.75 billion euros, or $7.47 billion, in 2016. On an organic basis, they advanced 3.2 percent. Both the company’s consumer division and its adhesives unit contributed to the uptick.
Hamburg, Germany-based Beiersdorf released its preliminary, unaudited sales figures on Tuesday.
The company’s consumer division reported a 1.1 percent increase in sales to 5.6 billion euros, or $5.99 billion. The 3.3 percent improvement in organic terms was achieved with all sales regions contributing, the firm said. The three core brands Nivea, La Prairie and Eucerin contributed to division’s positive performance, as well.
Sales of Tesa adhesives gained 0.6 percent to 1.15 billion euros, or $1.27 billion. In organic terms, the division’s increase amounted to 2.6 percent.
All dollar figures are converted at average exchange rates for the period to which they refer.
“We look ahead to 2017 with cautious optimism,” said Beiersdorf chief executive officer Stefan Heidenreich in a statement.
The company is scheduled to release final financial figures for 2016 on March 8.