Natura Cosméticos S.A announced the results for the second quarter 2005 (2Q05). The financial and operating information below, except when otherwise indicated, are presented on a consolidated basis, according to the Brazilian Corporate Law.
(1) Total consolidated number of Cosmetics, Fragrances and Toiletries products resold by consultants. Therefore, excludes samples, gifts, resale support material, Crer para Ver product line among others. (2) Position at the end of the period of the 9th sales cycle. (3) The total number of consultants at the end of 1H04 is different from the previously released figure of 366.9, due to the change in the method employed for calculating consultants, from monthly basis to the company's sales cycle to better reflect the sales channel growth. (4) Argentina, Chile and Peru
Cosmetics, Fragrance And Toiletries (Cf&T) Sector In Brazil Natura.S Target Market Figures (First four months of 2005) According to data from sector associations Sipatesp/Abhipec1, the CF&T target market2 net revenues grew by 18.1% on a four-month basis in 2005 compared to the same period of 2004, reaching R$2,875.6 million (First four months of 2004: R$2,435.1 million).
Natura.s market share of this target market grew by 1.9 points, from 18.6% in the first four months of 2004 to 20.5% in the same period of 2005.
Consolidated Gross Revenues 2Q05 consolidated gross revenues was R$793.2 million, up 28.5% over the same period of 2004 (R$617.1 million), continuing its consistent growth when compared to the previous quarters. In 1H05, gross revenues amounted to R$1,404.2 million, up 28.5% over the same period last year. This performance once again reflects the ongoing efficiency of the company.s