Sales: $223 million for fragrances. Net sales $575.8 million for fiscal year ended Feb. 1 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen Nussdorf, executive chairman of the board; Michael W. Katz, president and chief executive officer; Donna L Dellomo, vice president and chief financial officer; Joseph Bouhadana, vice president, technology, director; Rafael Villodo, vice president.
Major Products: Fine fragrances.
New Products: Rihanna Rogue, Vince Camuto Amore.
Comments: Perfumania Holdings Inc., Bellport, NY, is an independent, vertically integrated wholesale distributor and specialty retailer of perfumes and fragrances. The company’s wholesale business includes QFG, Parlux and Five Star.
Through those operations it distributes fragrances nearly everywhere consumers can buy a scent—from mass market retailers like Walmart to drug chain stores like Walgreens to retail wholesale clubs to departments stores like Kohl’s, Dillards, Macy’s and Nordstrom to military bases throughout the US to its own retail unit, Perfumania. In addition, Parlux fulfills a selection of fragrances for several online retailers, shipping directly to their customers and billing the retailers. Five Star also manufactures, on behalf of Perfumania, the Jerome Privee product line, which includes bath and body products and which is sold exclusively in Perfumania’s retail stores.
On the retail side, as of February 1, 2014, there were 329 Perfumania stores open for business.