Organically, the increase was six percent. Market shares have won, especially the consumer goods segment, but also the division, Tesa has grown in a difficult environment.

Despite the ongoing economic risks in the best��ends of the group consolidated its forecast for the year as a whole. Accordingly, the Nivea manufacturer is aiming for sales growth of three to five per cent (2018: 5,4) and an EBIT-return on sales of about 14.5 percent (in 2018: 15,4). (SDA)