Turnover: 781.2 million EUR (2022)

Country: France

  • The company has been part of the German Douglas Group (1,700 stores in 19 countries) since 2014
  • Nocibé specializes in the sale of perfumes and cosmetics, and is France's second-largest selective perfume retailer
  • Nocibé also offers face and body care, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and make-up workshops
  • The mostly franchised network has around 600 stores
  • In January 2021 Nocibé decided to close 62 stores, 41 of which were taken over by Bogart

News

Nocibé introduces eco-designed aisle headers 12/01/2023

  • Nocibé, in partnership with L'Oréal and Elba, is rolling out eco-designed display units in its French perfume stores, using raw materials sourced exclusively in Europe.

Nocibé wants to compete with E.Leclerc and Amazon 06/10/2021

  • Nocibé references mass-market brands on its website to compete with Amazon and drives, in particular E.Leclerc.
  • Brands listed on the Nocibé platform include Beiersdorf, Coty, Henkel, L'Oréal, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and French SMEs such as Energie Fruit.
  • Make-up brands present on the site: Essence, Catrice, Rimmel and Maybelline New-York.
  • Amazon and E.Leclerc, the two biggest sellers of hygiene and beauty products on the Internet according to Kantar.
  • The Douglas Group, parent company of Nocibé, is the European leader in beauty e-commerce, with sales of 1 billion euros last year on the Internet.
  • Nocibé has reduced its physical network by around sixty points of sale

Victim of teleworking, Nocibé downsizes in France and Europe 29/01/2021

German group Douglas, owner of French Nocibé, to close almost 20% of its stores in Europe

  • - 62 stores closed in France
  • - 2,500 jobs threatened in Europe, including 350 in France
  • - 338 employees affected in France - 500 stores to be closed by autumn 2022
  • - 97 closures and 6 restructurings in Spain, 600 jobs at risk
  • - 40% of stores closed in Spain
  • - 12% of stores closed in France
  • - 822 million euros in online sales
  • - 6.4% drop in sales

The group is owned by the CVC Capital Partners investment fund and the Kreke family, founders of Douglas perfumeries

Victim of teleworking, Nocibé downsizes in France and Europe 29/01/2021

  • - Douglas, Nocibé's German parent company, reduced its store network by 20%.
  • - Closure of 62 Nocibé stores in France.
  • - 2,500 jobs threatened in Europe as a result of the closures, including around 350 in France.
  • - Around 500 of Douglas' 2,400 European stores to be closed by autumn 2022.
  • - Closure of 40% of stores in Spain, i.e. 97 closures and six restructurings, with a reduction of around 600 positions.
  • - 16.7% decline in Douglas' adjusted operating profit for fiscal 2019-2020.
  • - 6.4% decline in Douglas sales for fiscal 2019-2020.
  • - Douglas online sales up 40.6% to 822 million euros.

Financial Data

DUNS: 384970786

Legal Name: NOCIBE FRANCE DISTRIBUTION

Address: 2 RUE DE TICLENI , 59650 VILLENEUVE D'ASCQ

Number of employees: Entre 2 000 et 4 999 salariés (2021)

Capital: 98 157 536 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Turnover 737 075 462 726 931 008 807 839 677 819 478 128 826 575 997 736 315 393 708 231 084
Gross margin (€) 346 448 632 303 211 312 325 856 683 312 310 826 314 541 442 266 508 460 -
EBITDA (€) 64 574 749 28 678 000 27 051 255 25 104 764 31 064 747 -21 540 404 -
Operating profit (€) 37 535 225 -7 036 870 -18 530 283 5 259 225 15 872 728 -44 405 284 -
Net profit (€) 18 145 250 -10 738 454 -20 186 723 1 905 758 11 158 161 -33 305 128 -30 314 403
Turnover growth rate (%) 1,4 -10 -1,4 -0,9 12,3 4 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) 8,8 3,9 3,3 3,1 3,8 -2,9 -
Operating margin rate (%) 5,1 -1 -2,3 0,6 1,9 -6 -
Working Capital (turnover days) 164,8 133,7 111,6 80,1 57,4 55,2 -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 7,2 8,1 14,4 18 17,3 37,5 -
Net margin (%) 2,5 -1,5 -2,5 0,2 1,3 -4,5 -
Added value / Turnover (%) 23,4 19,7 20,1 18,5 19,3 14,7 -
Wages and social charges (€) 93 989 155 95 223 774 111 754 431 106 235 019 108 075 678 109 661 950 -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 12,8 13,1 13,8 13 13,1 14,9 -

Studies mentioning this company

The make-up market - France

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  • L'Occitane Groupe
  • Chanel
  • Bourjois (Groupe Coty)
  • Estée Lauder
  • Coty (JAB Holdind)
  • Revlon
  • Shiseido
  • Rimmel London (Groupe Coty)
  • Cosnova
  • Rocher Groupe (Yves Rocher)
  • Mac Cosmetics (Estée Lauder)
  • Yves Saint Laurent Parfums (Groupe L'Oréal)
  • Novi Groupe - Beauty Success
  • Avril Beauté
  • Make up for ever (Groupe LVMH)
  • Adopt Parfums
  • Clarins Groupe
  • The Body Shop
  • Givenchy
  • Lancôme (L'Oréal)
  • Sisley
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Beiersdorf
  • Sanoflore
  • Nuxe
  • Eau Thermale d'Avène (Pierre Fabre Groupe)
  • Galeries Lafayette
  • Mademoiselle bio
  • Amorepacific
  • Avon Products
  • Kose
  • Mary Kay
  • Maybelline (L'Oreal)
  • Guerlain
  • Benefit
  • Nyx Professional make Up (L'Oreal)
  • Urban Decay (L’Oréal)
  • E.L.F
  • De Blangy (INK AND OUT)
  • La Bouche Rouge Paris
  • Pardi
  • Absolution
  • Bioeven
  • Antipodes Nature
  • April Beauty Bogart groupe
  • Ayanature
  • Baïja (Bain & Nature)
  • Beauté Privée
  • Biotyfull Box
  • BoHo Green
  • Cosmelab
  • Couleur Caramel
  • Mes Cosmétiques Français
  • Mycosmetik
  • Panier des Sens
  • Yumi Beauty
  • SRP group (Showroomprivé)
  • Silgan Dispensing France
  • Cosmogen
  • Ciaté London
The cosmetics market - France

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  • Robertet
  • Alkos Cosmétiques Groupe
  • Alpol Cosmétiques
  • Codexial Dermatologie
  • Fareva
  • Laboratoires Lebeau
  • Laboratoires Prevost
  • Laboratoire Science & Nature
  • Lorcos
  • Phytocosma
  • SICAF
  • Skinlys
  • Technature
  • Sephora
  • Nocibé (Douglas Groupe)
  • Marionnaud France
  • Caudalie
  • Pierre Fabre
  • Galderma
  • Weleda
  • Revlon
  • Rocher Groupe (Yves Rocher)
  • Rituals Cosmetic
  • Clarins Groupe
  • Beiersdorf
  • Berdoues
  • Sisley
  • Unbottled
  • Rogé Cavaillès
  • Cofatech
  • Gilbert Groupe
  • Aesop (L'Oréal groupe)
  • Vabel Groupe - Sarbec Cosmetics
  • La Prairie
  • Anjac Health and Beauty
The Parapharmacy Market - France

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  • Elsie Santé
  • Lemoine Groupe
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Pierre Fabre
  • Eau Thermale d'Avène (Pierre Fabre Groupe)
  • NAOS Bioderma
  • Pharmazon
  • Pharm Upp
  • Objectif Pharma
  • Mediprix
  • Hygie 31- Laf Santé
  • Docmorris DoctiPharma
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