David Taylor, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, “We accelerated organic sales growth and delivered strong productivity cost savings and cash flow. We remain on track to achieve our fiscal year objectives.”
In the Beauty segment, Net Sales increased 10%, reaching $3.23 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2017. Skin & Personal Care organic sales grew double digits driven by Olay and SK-II. Hair Care organic sales increased low single digits driven by growth of all major brands—Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences and Rejoice.