Net sales increased 16.2% to $1.6 billion in the third quarter. Salon sales jumped 10.7% to $74.0 million. Operating income rose 4.0% to $169.2 million.
For the first nine months, net sales increased 16.3% to $4.6 billion. Retail comparable sales increased 4.3%, including salon comparable sales growth of 2.8%; E-commerce sales rose 42.9% to $457.9 million. Salon sales increased 9.8% to $223.7 million. Operating income climbed 7.9% to $572.9 million.
The company is maintaining its previously announced fiscal 2018 guidance, an increase of total sales in the low teens percentage range and achieve comparable sales growth of approximately 7% to 8%.