L'Oréal Canada to temporarily close all retail stores across Canada until further notice in response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic Group

MONTREAL, March 17, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Effective Immediately, all L'Oréal Canada retail stores, which includes Kiehl's, NYX Professional Makeup and Atelier Cologne across Canada as well as its Beauty Outlets sales in Toronto will be closing until further notice to help protect employees and customers from the threat of COVID-19.

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Kiehl’s and NYX Professional Makeup customers are invited to purchase their favorite products online at https://www.kiehls.ca/ and  https://www.nyxcosmetics.ca

L'Oréal Canada's utmost priority is to protect the health and safety of its employees and customers. ``For several weeks, we have been monitoring the evolution of the situation and taking all the necessary measures to ensure our employees and customers' safety. This is my absolute primary concern, the one of the Management Committee as well as the L'Oréal Group's'' said Frank Kollmar, President & CEO of L'Oréal Canada. ''I am particularly impressed by the sense of responsibility, the resilience, fighting spirit and solidarity that our teams have demonstrated for the past several weeks.''

L'Oréal Canada strictly complies with the measures taken by the provincial and federal authorities. In addition, specific precautions suited to its activities have been applied for its 1,450 employees across Canada, such as a travel ban; postponement of all major events, implementation of virtual meetings and optional work-from-home policy.

Furthermore, L'Oréal Canada is committed to ensuring the financial continuity of employees impacted by COVID-19.

Kiehl’s, NYX Professional Makeup and Atelier Cologne customers are invited to contact our Consumer Care Center for any questions at: 

Kiehl’s Canada: https://www.kiehls.ca/ or [email protected]

NYX Professional Makeup: https://www.nyxcosmetics.ca/fr/accueil or [email protected]

Atelier Cologne: https://www.ateliercologne.com/contacts or [email protected]

About L'Oréal Canada

L'Oréal Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of L'Oréal Group, the largest cosmetics company in the world. Headquartered in Montreal, the company had sales of $1.2 billion in 2019 and employs more than 1,450 people. The company holds a portfolio of 37 brands, encompassing all aspects of beauty, and is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, salons, pharmacies, drugstores, and branded retail. L'Oréal Canada, whose operations are carbon neutral, supports the L'Oréal Foundation's programs such as L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science, which has promoted the advancement of women in science in Canada since 2003,   Beauty for a better life, a social reintegration program in hairdressing for immigrant women since 2017, and the recently launched Women in Digital support program.

SOURCE L'Oréal Canada Inc.

For further information: Media contact: Virginie Hotte-Dupuis, Manager, External relations & Philanthropy, [email protected], 514-287-4618