Contact: Bill Breitinger
4000 Pheasant Ridge Dr NE
About Aveda/Estee Lauder
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., incorporated on December 9, 1976, manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company offers products, including skin care, makeup, fragrance, hair care and other. The Company operates in beauty products segment. The Company's products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names, including Estee Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA and Too Faced.
The Company's range of skin care products addresses various skin care needs. Its skin care products include moisturizers, serums, cleansers, toners, body care, exfoliators, acne and oil correctors, facial masks, cleansing devices and sun care products. These products are developed for use on particular areas of the body, such as the face, the hands or around the eyes. It manufactures, markets and sells an array of makeup products, including those for the face, eyes, lips and nails. It also sells related items, such as compacts, brushes and other makeup tools. It offers a range of fragrance products. Its fragrances are sold in various forms, including eau de parfum sprays and colognes, as well as lotions, powders, creams, candles and soaps that are based on a particular fragrance. Its hair care products include shampoos, conditioners, styling products, treatment, finishing sprays and hair color products. It also sells ancillary products and services.
The Company sells its products principally through distribution channels, which consist primarily of upscale department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies, and salons and spas. In addition, its products are sold in stores, its own and authorized retailer Websites, stores in airports and on cruise ships, in-flight and duty-free shops. As of June 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,260 freestanding stores, and over 400 freestanding stores are operated around the world by authorized third parties. As of June 30, 2016, the Company sold its products from its brands directly to consumers online through Company-owned and operated e-commerce and m-commerce sites in approximately 30 countries.
The Company competes with L'Oreal S.A., Shiseido Company, Ltd., Beiersdorf AG, LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton, Coty, Inc., The Procter & Gamble Company, Avon Products, Inc., Chanel S.A., Groupe Clarins and Amorepacific.