Sales: $2.2 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under eight brands—Yves Rocher, Petit Bateau, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouvance, Kiotis, ID Parfums and Flormar.
New Products: Beautifying anti-aging care, Comforting anti-wrinkle night cream night and day variants, Intense Regenerating Care, Radiant lip crayons, Naturelle Osmanthus ED.
Comments: It’s been more than 50 years since botanist Yves Rocher founded the company that bears his name. Over the past five-plus decades, consumers around the world have heard the company’s message about the goodness of plants.
By region, France accounted for 38% of sales, just ahead of Western Europe (34%). After that, comes Eastern Europe (11%), Middle East (5%), South America (5%), Asia (3%), North America (3%) and other (1%). Overall Yves Rocher has a presence in nearly 110 countries.
Earlier this year, Petit Bateau opened a 43,500 square meter logistics building in Troyes, France.