Herborium Group Inc. Announces Record Financial Results For 2012
Revenues up 23%; share value up 250%; debt down 23%
FORT LEE, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012
FORT LEE, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Herborium Group, Inc., (OTC
Pink: HBRM) www.herborium.com, a Botanical Therapeutics® Company is happy to
provide an end of the year report on Company's yearly results.
1. Market Activities:
oAverage price of HBRM share at the end of fiscal year (November 2012)
increased 250% in comparison to November 2011.
oNovember 2012 In comparison to November 2011, HBRM daily trading volume
has increased over 220% (from over 1.3 million shares a day to average of
almost 5 million shares daily with some months increased as high as 880%).
2. Sales and Margins:
oHerborium sales of AcnEase®, a proprietary Botanical Therapeutic® for Acne
with up to 96% of success rate, increased over 23% for nine months of
2012, as reported. Considering 42% increase in sales on Black Friday and
Cyber Monday 2012 in comparison to the same date for 2011, the end of the
year sales results is expected to be even higher.
oGross Profit Margin for AcnEase for nine months of 2012 increased by 16.5%
in comparison to 2011 (from 54.5% to 63.5%), as reported. Further increase
in Profit Margin is expected in the fourth quarter of 2012.
oIn comparison to 2011, for the first nine months of 2012 Herborium has
decreased its long term debt by 23% ($360K), as reported. Additional debt
reduction was achieved in fourth quarter of 2012 and will be reported in
details in an Annual Report.
oIn 2011 Herborium had only one product on the market (AcnEase). Presently
it HBRM is represented in the market place by two high potential products:
AcnEase and Kamasutra™, with three additional products: Lasting Energy® (
no caffeine, no-sugar no amino-acids-energy health drink), unique Lasting
Pleasure® for Women, and Lasting Power® for Men, ready for deployment in
the beginning on 2013, andwe are presently finalizing
variousdistribution agreements for those products.
oIn 2012 Herborium diversified it's market presence with an introduction of
Kamasutra™ (the first herbaceutical science endorsed adult alcoholic
beverage) that took the sector by storm selling three containers in less
than two months; it is already established in New Jersey and New York.
Further national expansion is expected in 2013.
oHerborium' AcnEase Facebook Media Reach for the end of 2011 was around
5,000. Today it is over 55,000.
oNew, state of the art www.acnease.com and upgraded www.herborium.com as
well as pre-launch www.herboriumsh.com and www.lastingenergy.com has been
deployed in 2012.
oMultiple brand building events have taken place in 2012 including USA
Today Editorial, National Radio and TV spots and interviews, NAIB
presentation and National Publicity Summit in NYC; www.acne.org and
www.Examiner.com reviews and others.
"We are truly proud of our Team for achievements of 2012 and will continue our
march towards profitability, strong market presence and increasing investor's
value in 2013," stated Dr. Agnes P. Olszewski, Herborium's CEO and
About Herborium Group, Inc.
Herborium Group, Inc., a Botanical Therapeutics® company, focuses on
developing, licensing, and marketing proprietary, botanical based medicinal
products to consumers and healthcare professionals. The Company uses clinical
validation to establish and maintain a differential advantage. The company
sells its products in the US and Europe. For more information on the company
and its products, please visit www.herborium.com, www.acnease.com and
One of our most important responsibilities is to communicate with shareholders
in an open and direct manner. Comments are based on current management
expectations, and are considered "forward-looking statements," generally
preceded by words such as "plans," "expects," "believes," "anticipates," or
"intends." We cannot promise future returns. Our statements reflect our best
judgment at the time, and we disclaim any obligation to update or alter
forward-looking statements as the result of new information or future events.
The Company urges investors to review the risks and uncertainties contained
within its filings with the OTC Markets and/or Securities and Exchange
For more information please inquire: Investorsrelations@herborium.com
SOURCE Herborium Group, Inc.
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