Our 50 Year
Celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2018
Helen of Troy began as a family business and was incorporated in Texas in 1968. The Company began trading on the NASDAQ in 1972 and reorganized in Bermuda in 1994. Over the past fifty years the Company has evolved into a multinational organization with $1.49 billion in sales in fiscal 2018 and approximately 1,489 full-time employees around the world. We have grown organically as well as through acquisition, with a proven ability to acquire and integrate businesses in attractive sectors. Since 2003 we have acquired eleven brands and divested one.
We continue to streamline key elements of our organization to make us better integrated, more effective and more efficient. We’ve created several Shared Services functions we believe are becoming best-in-class that we can further leverage through acquisition and organic growth, all of this while navigating the rapidly evolving retail environment. Through the divestiture of the Healthy Directions business and strong earnings growth, we improved our return on invested capital in fiscal 2018 and are positioned for continued improvement in fiscal 2019.
With over 50 years of experience, we are just getting started. We elevate lives. We soar together. We are Helen of Troy.