1976: L'OCCITANE is founded by Olivier Baussan, with the dream of sharing the Mediterranean art-de-vivre and savoir-faire with the world.
1996: Creation of L'OCCITANE Group.
1997: Launch of our internationalization strategy by Reinold Geiger with the creation of L'OCCITANE International.
2004: Inspired by the traditions of simplicity and generosity of the Franciscan missionaries, Le Couvent des Minimes skincare brand is founded.
2007: Erborian is founded, uniting the virtues of Korean cosmetic science and French luxury and marketing expertise.
2008: L'OCCITANE aquires a majority share stake in Melvita, the first step in the creation of a family of natural beauty brands.
2010: To support the growth of the Group, the company is listed on the HKSE.
2012: Erborian becomes a part of the L'OCCITANE Group, the most recent addition to its family of natural skincare brands.
2013: Creation of the L'OCCITANE AU BRÉSIL brand to celebrate Brazilian biodiversity.
2014: For the first time, the L'OCCITANE Group turnover exceeds 1 billion euros.