US-based personal care products giant, Johnson & Johnson, has released its second quarter results for this year 2011, with skin and oral care both in the plus. The company has shown an increase in sales from the second quarter of the previous year 2010. Oral and skin care sales increase by 6.8 percent and 6.4 percent respectively, in comparison to the previous year 2010; oral care sales came in at $158 million, whereas skin care came in at $449 million.
“The innovations we are bringing to the market, the changes we are implementing in manufacturing and quality, and the dedication of the people of Johnson & Johnson, give us great confidence in the future growth prospects of our business,” said William C. Weldon, CEO, Johnson & Johnson.
For the first quarter of 2011, sales of $16.2 billion were achieved; it was unveiled by Johnson & Johnson, which was an increase of 3.5 percent as compared to the first quarter of 2010.