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United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 9.55 on 100

Ranking 2018: 1676 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of perfumes and toilet preparations (2042)
• Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations (2041)

Company description

The American company is engaged in the production and wholesale distribution of perfumes, cosmetics and other toilet preparations. It was founded in the year 1946 by Mrs. Estee Lauder and Joseph Lauder. Its registered head office is located in New York, a city in New York of the United States of America.The company is one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products in the world. It has more than 9,000 quality products which include skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care. Its skin care products include moisturizers, cleansers, creams, lotions and sunscreens. Its makeup products are lipsticks, mascaras, foundations, blushes, eye shadows, nail polishes and powders. It also offers compacts, brushes and other makeup tools. It also manufactures Eau de parfum sprays, colognes, perfumes, lotions, powders, creams and soaps based on particular fragrances as well as bath and aromatherapy products. The company's hair care products include shampoos, conditioners, styling gels and creames, hair coloring and hairsprays.The company distributes its products under the brand names Estee Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, M.A.C., Bobbi Brown, Tommy Hilfiger, La Mer, and Avedo. Its other leading brands include Donna Karan Cosmetics, Aveda, Jo Malone, Bumble and bumble, Darphin, Michael Kors Beauty, Rodan + Fields, American Beauty, Flirt!, Good Skin, Grassroots, Sean John, Missoni, Daisy Fuentes, and Tom Ford Beauty. The company's products are sold in more than 130 countries and territories.The company has production facilities in the United States of America, Belgium, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company sells its products through various distribution channels which include department stores, specialty retailers, perfumeries and pharmacies, and professional hair salons including stores on cruise ships, duty free shops in airports as well as through the internet. The company's guiding vision is to bring the best products, people and ideas to everyone.

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