Established in 1996, Coty is one of the world s largest fragrance companies with sales of $3 billion. It offers products from several brands, such as adidas, Davidoff, Rimmel, Lancaster, Celine Dion and Jennifer Lopez. The company is comprised of the Lancaster Group, which develops fragrance, color cosmetics and skincare for the prestige sector. Coty s division, Coty Beauty sells toiletries, cosmetics and personal care products. It employs a staff of more than 8,500 employees throughout the world. The company distributes its products through several distribution channels, including department stores, specialty retailers and duty-free shops in airports and cities. It operates manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, as well as France and the United Kingdom. Coty has research and development capabilities.