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Sales Report 2014

January 13, 2015 Lindt & Sprüngli has increased its sales growth once again, achieving substantial market share gains...

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SALES REPORT 2014 13.01.2015

  • 2014: significant sales growth in all markets
  • Substantial market share gains
  • Organic growth of the Lindt & Sprüngli Group: +9.8%*
  • Group sales in CHF, including acquisition of Russell Stover/Whitman’s: 3.39 billion (+17.4%)**
  • Expected organic increase of the EBIT margin* within the target range of 20 to 40 basis points


* excluding the acquisition of Russell Stover/Whitmans

**including the acquisition of Russell Stover/Whitmans (September-December 2014)

Kilchberg, January 13, 2015 –Lindt & Sprüngli has increased its sales growth once again, achieving substantial market share gains in all major markets. This growth is once more primarily based on higher volumes. With the successful first-time integration of Russell Stover/Whitman’s from September 2014, the Group’s sales passed the three billion Swiss franc mark by a considerable amount for the first time.

Global Retail

The expansion of the worldwide distribution of LINDT products is probably one of the company’s most outstanding achievements in the past two decades: when the current management team took over the reins in the early 1990s, there were numerous gaps on the global map. The aim of the geographical expansion of the Group was to...

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2013 Annual report

Lindt & Sprüngli is pleased to look back again on another financial year which proved successful in every respect and clearly exceeded the development of the overall chocolate markets. Despite the still relatively sluggish economic background, organic growth in local currencies outperformed the longterm strategic targets. We were able to win new market shares both in our key markets in Europe and North America and also in the emerging countries where we are building up our own subsidiaries.

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