Top Companies Report

23. Fancl

August 11, 2011

Japan

www.fancl.co.jp


Sales: $1.1 billion


Key Personnel:

Yoshifumi Narimatsu, chief executive officer and representative director; Kazuyoshi Miyajima, chairman and representative director; Toru Tsurusaki, executive officer and director; Kazuyuki Shimada, executive officer and director; Kenichi Sugama, executive officer and director; Haruki Murakami, executive officer and director; Mayuko Yamaoka, executive officer and director; Norihiro Shigematsu, executive officer; Yoshihisa Hosaka, executive officer; Yasushi Sumida, executive officer; Mitsuko Yazaki, executive officer; Jyunji Iida, director; Akihiro Yanagisawa, director.


Major Products:

Fancl and Attenir skin care and cosmetics.


New Products:

Fancl Overnight Hydrating Pack, Fancl Moisture Rouge Stick, Attenir Mild Cleansing Oil.


Comments:

In 1980, Fancl was first in the cosmetics industry to launch a distinct lineup of preservative-free cosmetic products. During fiscal 2010, the company celebrated its third decade in business. To mark the occasion it offered a variety of special products and services throughout the year.


“In fiscal 2010, the Fancl Group took concerted action to bolster our transition to a high-profit structure, resulting in substantial earnings growth,” said Yoshifumi Narimatsu, CEO and representative director.
“As we continue to strengthen profitability, we will promote the global advancement of the Fancl brand, and will pursue business in health and beauty backed by meticulous attention to the needs of every customer. Through these steps, we will put us on track for new growth.”


Its cosmetics business, which consists of Fancl and Attenir cosmetics, represents 52.2% of total net sales for the company. Nutritional supplements, which includes beauty supplements, is 28.6%; the rest goes to Fancl’s brown rice, kale juice and other businesses.

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