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Estée Lauder Investor Day 2019: Share in Prestige Beauty Growing, Online 30% of Business, Affirms Three-Year 6-8% Net Sales Outlook

Estée Lauder is gaining share in prestige beauty, growing from 13% in calendar 2009 to 14.4% in calendar 2017. Global per capita spending on prestige beauty is increasing. The company projects the global middle class will grow by 600 million people by 2028, expanding overall spending power by 50%, which will increase opportunities for prestige beauty spending. Innovations and successful product launches accounted for nearly 30% the company’s net sales in the first half of fiscal year 2019. E-commerce represents approximately 30% of Estée Lauder’s business in its top markets. The company expects double-digit ecommerce growth over the next

Zalando (XTRA: ZAL)

Zalando SE is a Germany-based online fashion retailer that operates in 17 countries across Europe. The company offers clothing, footwear, accessories and beauty products with free delivery and returns.


Amazon was among the retailers to report a slower holiday quarter: The company’s North America sales growth slowed from 35.0% in the third quarter to 18.3% in the fourth quarter. These figures exclude Amazon’s high-growth Amazon Web Services (AWS) business and, so, should closely reflect its retail and marketplace revenues.

US Monthly Retail Traffic and In-Store Metrics Report: Post-Holiday Fatigue and Inclement Weather Drive Underwhelming January Traffic

All regions posted sales and traffic declines in January compared to the same period last year. The Midwest registered the largest year-over-year decline in traffic of all regions at 17.5%, owing to severe weather conditions. With warmer and wetter conditions, the South experienced the lowest decline, at 5.8%. The Midwest also recorded the largest year-over-year in-store sales decline among all regions, down 16.8%, whereas the West, which enjoyed warmer and drier conditions, reported the smallest decline, down 1.4%.

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