25. EUROITALIA Italy www.euroitalia.it Sales: $880 million
Key Personnel: Giovanni Sgariboldi, founder; Davide Sgariboldi,
director general; Andrea Sgariboldi, director general; Matteo
Sgariboldi, director general; Jeremy Scott, creative director.
Major Products: Fragrances, cosmetics and toiletries sold under
the Euroitalia, Moschino, Missoni, Naj-Oleari, Reporter for Men
and Versace brand names.
New Products: Ole-Oleari makeup, Toy and Fresh couture fragrances, Missoni Parfum Pour Homme.
Comments: Founded in 1978, Euroitalia is one of the biggest
players in the Italian cosmetics licensing business. All products
are manufactured in Italy, but 92% of them are exported to 140
countries around the world. The company is still controlled by the
founder and his three sons. Euroitalia’s biggest markets are the US,
United Arab Emirates, Russia and China, but founder Giovanni
Sgariboldi said there’s been good recovery in European markets,
especially the UK and Germany. At the same time, emerging countries, especially South Africa, are growing steadily.
At the 2017 Fifi Awards in New York City, Moschino Fresh
Couture won Package of the Year for women’s fragrance. A few
days, later, the same fragrance won the same award at the Fifi
Award ceremony in Madrid. Judges can’t enough of the novel trigger spray presentation!
Also in June, Euroitalia launched Missoni Parfum Pour Homme,
its first men’s scent in 20 years.
26. SHANGHAI JAHWA China www.jahwa.com.cn Sales: $801 million
Key Personnel: Zhang Dongfang, chairman, president and chief
executive officer; Ye Weimin, deputy general manager and general
manager of mass consumption business division; Huang Zhen,
deputy general manager and general manager, Herborist business
division; Huang Jian, deputy general manager, financial and information management; Han Min, board secretary.
Major Products: Personal care, cosmetics and home care products. Brands include Herborist, Liushen, Maxam, GF, Giving
HomeAegis, Fresh Herb, Dr. Yu, Tea Beauty, Shanghai Vive.
New Products: Fresh Herb.
Comments: According to sources, sales fell nearly 9% last year, as
hiccups in China’s economy were felt at home and throughout the
world. Company executives have blamed the decline, in part, to
declining sales of Herborist. To get sales growing again, Shanghai
Jahwa is trying to expand distribution in specialty chains, Watsons
and maternity stores.
Despite the recent decline in sales, company executives are determined to build a $1.8 billion company by 2020. They’ll get there
through mergers and acquisitions.
27. SISLEY France www.sisley.fr Sales: $794 million
Key Personnel: Hubert d’Ornano, co-founder and chairman; Isabelle d’Ornano, co-founder and vice president; Philippe
d’Ornano, president; Christine d’Ornano, assistant general manager.
Major Products: Skin care, makeup and fragrances.
New Products: Face—Black Rose Precious Face Oil, Sisleya
Essential Skin Care lotion, Phyto-Blanc Intensive Dark spot corrector, Double Tenseur Instant & Long-Term skin care, Gentle
Cleansing Gel with Tropical Resins, Intensive Serum with Tropical
Resins, Mattifying Moisturizing Skin Care with Tropical Resins,
Phyto-Blanc Brightening Daily Defense Fluid SPF 50, Purifying
Rebalancing Lotion with Tropical Resins, Black Rose Skin Infusion
Cream, Deeply Purifying Mask with Tropical Resins; Body Care—
Restorative Body Cream, White Ginger Contouring Oil for Legs,
Self-Tanning Hydrating Body Skin Care, Neck Cream, the Enriched
Formula, Cellulinov, Super Soin Solaire SPF 15 and SPF 50+, Super
Soin Solaire Milky Body and Silky Body Sun Care SPF 15 and 30;
Makeup—Sisleÿa Le Teint. Phyto-Touche sun glow powder.
Comments: Founded in 1978 by husband and wife team Hubert and
Isabelle d’Ornano, Sisley has become a leading player in the prestige
cosmetics market with sales in more than 90 countries throughout
the world. Eighty-five percent of sales come from exports.
28. GODREJ India www.godrejcp.com Sales: $745 million
Key Personnel: Nisaba Godrej, executive chairperson; Vivek
Gambhir managing director and chief executive officer; Naveen
Gupta, business head, Indonesia and Middle East; Omar Momin,
head, mergers and acquisitions and business development;
Anand Rangaswamy, business head, Latin America and UK; Sunil