Essity’s offering includes toilet paper, household towels, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, wet wipes, napkins and face masks. Products are sold under brands such as Lotus, Regio, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. In Europe, Essity also sells products under retailer brands. Distribution channels for the products are the retail trade and e-commerce.
Essity is the world’s second largest supplier of consumer tissue. Essity’s brand portfolio comprises many strong brands. In Europe, Essity is the market leader and holds a market share that is more than twice the size of the second largest player. Lotus, Tempo and Zewa are the leading brands in, for example, France, Germany and Russia. Cushelle and Plenty are strong brands in the UK and Ireland. Essity is the market leader in China and Asia through its majority shareholding in Vinda. Vinda is the leading brand in China. In Latin America, Essity is the market leader in Colombia and holds the number two position in Mexico. Familia and Regio are leading brands in Colombia and Mexico, respectively.
* Net sales excluding exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestments.
** Excluding items affecting comparability.