Financial Results


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Steady trends in Q3 2016 Revenue momentum and cost discipline continue

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 8, 2016

Third quarter 2016 highlights

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Adecco publishes Half Year Report 2016

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 11, 2016

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is pleased to inform you that the Group’s Half Year Report 2016 is now available

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Solid performance in Q2 2016

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 10, 2016

Q2 growth trend continued in July

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Adecco Group completes share capital reduction

Zürich, Switzerland, Jul 11, 2016

The Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions, has cancelled 3,318,750 shares acquired under its most recent share buyback programme. The new share capit [...]

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Continued solid revenue growth in Q1 2016

Zürich, Switzerland, May 10, 2016

Price and cost discipline maintained

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New segment reporting from Q1 2016

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 25, 2016

Beginning in Q1 2016, the Adecco Group will adjust its segment reporting to align with recent changes in Executive Committee responsibilities. Figures for 2014 and 2015 are restated to [...]

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Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 2.40 per share

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 21, 2016

At today’s Annual General Meeting of the Adecco Group, all of the Board of Directors’ proposals to shareholders were approved. All Board members were re-elected and shareholders app [...]

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Continuation of growth and strong margin in Q4 2015

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 9, 2016

Strong operating results in 2015, proposed dividend per share up 14% to CHF 2.40

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Strong performance in Q3 2015 Continued steady revenue growth with another quarter of good margin expansion

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 5, 2015

Third quarter 2015 highlights and outlook

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Adecco delivers record Q4 profitability with a 5.3% margin

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 3, 2015

Revenue growth into Q1 2015 shows improving trend.

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Adecco publishes Half Year Report 2015

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 12, 2015

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is pleased to inform you that the Group’s Half Year Report 2015 is now available.

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Another solid quarter in Q2 2015

Aug 11, 2015

Further margin improvement and a positive outlook for the second half

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Another quarter of strong EBITA margin expansion

Zürich, Switzerland, May 7, 2015

Further gross margin improvement and continued good cost control  

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Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 2.10 per share

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 21, 2015

At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Adecco Group, shareholders elected all Board members who stood for re-election as well as the two newly proposed members. Adecco’s sha [...]

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Adecco achieves strong profitability in Q3 2014

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 6, 2014

Strong price discipline and continued tight cost control

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Adecco publishes its Half Year Report 2014

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 8, 2014

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is pleased to inform you that the Group’s Half Year Report 2014 is now available.

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Adecco delivers another solid performance in Q2 2014

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 7, 2014

Further margin expansion driven by price discipline and good cost control.

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Adecco maintains positive momentum in Q1 2014

Zürich, Switzerland, May 8, 2014

Further gradual improvement in revenue trend and continued margin expansion

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Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 2.00 per share

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 15, 2014

At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions, shareholders approved all proposals made by the Board of Dire [...]

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Adecco delivers excellent Q4 2013

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 12, 2014

Revenue growth returns and operating leverage is strong in the final quarter of 2013

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Adecco returns to growth in October

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 6, 2013

Improving revenue trends and strong profitability in Q3 2013

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Adecco publishes its Half Year Report 2013

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 9, 2013

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is pleased to inform you that the Group’s Half Year Report 2013 is now available.

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Adecco delivers strong performance in Q2 2013

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 8, 2013

Gradually easing revenue decline, improvement in profitability

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Adecco sees stabilising revenue trends in Q1 2013

Zürich, Switzerland, May 7, 2013

A solid first quarter on the back of a resilient gross margin and good cost control

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Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 1.80 per share

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 18, 2013

At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Adecco Group, shareholders re-elected all Board members. The Board of Directors’ dividend proposal of CHF 1.80 per share and all other [...]

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Adecco achieves solid profitability in 2012

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 13, 2013

Strong operating cash flow and a proposed stable dividend of CHF 1.80

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Adecco reports solid Q3 2012 results

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 6, 2012

The Group achieves strong profitability on the back of price discipline and cost control

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Adecco publishes its Half Year Report 2012

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 10, 2012

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is pleased to inform you that the Group’s Half Year Report 2012 is now available.

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Adecco maintains solid profitability in Q2 2012

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 9, 2012

Gross margin up 80 bps to 17.7% and a solid EBITA margin

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Adecco achieves solid profitability in Q1 2012

Zürich, Switzerland, May 8, 2012

Gross margin up 80 bps to 18.2% and net income up 12%

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Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 1.80 per share

Zürich, Switzerland, Apr 24, 2012

At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Adecco Group, shareholders elected all Board members who stood for re-election and Mr. Dominique-Jean Chertier as a new Board member. Th [...]

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Adecco reports double-digit revenue growth for 2011

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 1, 2012

Net income up 23% and the proposed dividend raised 64% to CHF 1.80

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Adecco delivers solid revenue growth against a high base

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 8, 2011

Gross margin increases sequentially and costs remain tightly controlled  

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Adecco maintains strong double-digit revenue growth in Q1

Zürich, Switzerland, May 10, 2011

Solid EBITA margin progression as profitable growth remains key focus  

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Adecco reports strong results for 2010

Zurich, Switzerland, Mar 3, 2011

Double-digit revenue growth and strict cost control resulted in strong operating leverage  

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Adecco continues to deliver strong topline growth

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 9, 2010

Strong EBITA margin progression on better revenues, stable pricing and cost control

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Adecco delivers double-digit revenue growth in Q2 2010

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 11, 2010

Strong improvement in profitability while pricing is stabilising   

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Adecco's revenue momentum is accelerating in most markets

Zürich, Switzerland, May 6, 2010

The Group is back to organic revenue growth in March  

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Adecco continues to see an improving revenue trend

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 3, 2010

Q4 2009 gross margin held up well sequentially as a result of strong price discipline

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Adecco starts to see improvements in the revenue trend

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 5, 2009

Profitability significantly increased compared to the second quarter

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Adecco weathers the storm with strong cost reductions

Zürich, Switzerland, Sep 11, 2009

The pressure on the revenue decline rate has eased in most markets over the course of Q2 2009

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Adecco delivers on gross margin improvements and cost cuts

Zürich, Switzerland, May 6, 2009

Despite weak topline net profit remains in the black and operating cash flow is robust

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Adecco improves gross margin despite weakening markets

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 4, 2009

Strong operating cash flow of EUR 1,054 million and net debt reduced to EUR 617 million  

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Adecco maintains margin levels despite tough conditions

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 4, 2008

Adecco S.A. ("Adecco"), the worldwide leader in HR services, today announced results for the third quarter of 2008. Revenues of EUR 5.1 billion were down 4% organically compared to Q3 2 [...]

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Strong margin performance despite headwinds on topline

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 12, 2008

The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, today announced results for the second quarter of 2008.  Revenues of EUR 5.2 billion were down 1% organically compar [...]

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A good start for Adecco into 2008

Zürich, Switzerland, May 6, 2008

Further strengthens operating margin in Q1 2008  

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Adecco achieves record results in 2007

Zürich, Switzerland, Mar 4, 2008

40 bps operating income margin improvement to 4.6% in Q4 2007  

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Adecco boosts operating profitability in Q3 2007

Zürich, Switzerland, Nov 2, 2007

The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, today announced results for the third quarter of 2007. For the third quarter net income increased by 40% to EUR 230 mi [...]

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Strong operating margin performance in Q2 2007

Zürich, Switzerland, Aug 10, 2007

The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, today announced results for the second quarter of 2007. For the second quarter net income increased by 64% to EUR 222 [...]

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GOOD START FOR ADECCO IN 2007

Chéserex, Switzerland, May 8, 2007

Operating income margin improved 60 bps to 3.8% in Q1 2007  

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Adecco releases 2005 full year results and unveils future strategy

Chéserex, Switzerland, Mar 3, 2006

New organizational set up follows strategic focus on professional services Single brand strategy to enhance Adecco’s global brand awareness  

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Adecco reports 16% Net Income Growth in Q3

Chéserex, Suisse, Nov 16, 2005

Q3 2005 HIGHLIGHTS (Q3 05 vs. Q3 04)   Revenues of EUR 4.8 billion, up 7% (5% organically[1])   6% growth in General Staffing and 12% growth in Professional Staffing Permane [...]

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Adecco Q2 2005 quarterly report

Chéserex, Suisse, Aug 17, 2005

Adecco increases Sales and Profit in Q2  Net Income grows to EUR 100 million

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Adecco increases sales, margins and profits in Q1

Chéserex, Suisse, May 24, 2005

 The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, today announces results for the first quarter 2005.

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Adecco SA Q105 results analyst call slides

Chéserex, Suisse, May 24, 2005

Enclosed are the slides of Adecco SA's Q105 results analyst call that took place today at 10 am CET.

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2004 Annual Report available for download

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 15, 2005

The management of Adecco is pleased to inform you that the Group's 2004 Annual Report is now available online. 

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TV Interviews - CEO Jérome Caille on 2004 results

Mar 17, 2005

TV Interviews

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Adecco increases sales and profits in 2004

Chéserex, Suisse, Mar 16, 2005

"2004: a tough start of the year ended positively", CEO says

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Adecco SA announces 2004 and Q1 2005 earnings calendar

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 23, 2005

Adecco SA announced today its earnings calendar for the year ed 2004 and Q1 2005.

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Q304 results analyst teleconference slides

Chéserex, Suisse, Nov 24, 2004

Please find attached the slides for Adecco's Q3 2004 Analyst Teleconference and Videocast today, November 24 at 14h00 CET (13h00 London time).

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Adecco SA: improving results for the third quarter 2004

Chéserex, Suisse, Nov 24, 2004

: The Adecco Group announced today results for the third quarter of 2004, which include revenues of EUR 4.5 billion and net income of EUR 102 million. For the nine months the Adecco Gro [...]

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Adecco Group organic sales growth accelerates in Q2

Chéserex, Suisse, Sep 7, 2004

Q2 2004 highlights: * Revenues up 6% at EUR 4.3 billion (up 8% in constant currency) * Gross margin stabilized at 16.8% in Q2 2004 * Operating income before amortisation down 16% [...]

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Q204 results : analyst presentation slides

Londres, Royaume-Uni, Sep 7, 2004

Please find attached the slides for Adecco's Q2 2004 Analyst Conference today, September 7 at 15h00 CET (14h00 London time). Best regards, Investor Relations

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Adecco S.A. 2004 Annual General Meeting

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 29, 2004

Philippe Foriel-Destezet and Klaus J. Jacobs share Chairmanship of the Board

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Adecco Group's 2003 Annual Report available online

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 8, 2004

Adecco is pleased to inform you that the Group's 2003 Annual Report is now available online at www.adecco.com. 

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Adecco annonce ses resultats du premier trimestre 2004 et ses propositions pour l'Aseemblée Générale des actionnaires

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 4, 2004

L'accélération de la croissance du chiffre d'affaires prouve la résilience de l'entreprise.

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Adecco Announces Q1 2004 Results and Proposals for AGM

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 4, 2004

Accelerating sales growth demonstrates resilience of business.

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Adecco gibt die Ergebnisse des ersten Quartals 2004 und die Anträge für die ordentliche Generalversammlung bekannt

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 4, 2004

Beschleunigtes Umsatzwachstum als Ausdruck der Widerstandsfähigkeit von Adecco

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Adecco Announces 2003 Audited Results

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 1, 2004

Solid 2003 Performance and Well Positioned for Growth

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Adecco legt revidierte Jahresrechnung 2003 vor

Chéserex, Suisse, Jun 1, 2004

Solide Leistung im 2003 und gute Positionierung für weiteres Wachstum

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Adecco Announces Further Delay to Financial Reporting Timetable and Provides Trading Update for the First Quarter of 2004

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 19, 2004

 The Board of Directors of Adecco S.A. (the "Board") announces that the Company will postpone the release of its audited full year 2003 results and its results for the first quarter of [...]

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Adecco expects to publish Full Year 2003 Results on April 20 and to hold AGM on May 26, 2004.

Chéserex, Suisse, Mar 5, 2004

 The Board of Directors of Adecco S.A. today issued the following statement

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Adecco S.A. delays announcement of FY 2003 audited results

Chéserex, Suisse, Jan 12, 2004

 Adecco S.A. announced that it does not expect the audit of its consolidated financial statements for the 2003 fiscal year, ended on December 28, 2003, to be completed by Adecco's audi [...]

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Ergebnis vor Amortisation im dritten Quartal im Vergleich zum Vorjahr plus 28% in Euro und plus 34% in Lokalwährung

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 22, 2003

Gruppenumsatz im dritten Quartal minus 3% auf EUR 4,2 Milliarden (plus 2% in Lokalwährung); Betriebsergebnis vor Amortisation plus 19% auf EUR 163 Millionen (plus 25% in Lokalwähru [...]

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Q3 2003 Third quarter net income before amortisation up 28% in EURO year over year, up 34% in local currency

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 22, 2003

Group Sales for the third quarter down 3% at EUR 4.2 billion (up 2% in local currency); operating income before amortisation up 19% at EUR 163 million (up 25% in local currency); NI [...]

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Nettogewinn im zweiten Quartal um 26% in Euro und 35%in Lokalwährung gestiegen im Vergleich zum Vorjahr

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 23, 2003

 Gruppenumsatz im zweiten Quartal minus 8% auf EUR 4,0 Milliarden (aber in Lokalwährung unverändert); Betriebsergebnis vor Amortisation plus 7% auf EUR 135 Millionen (plus16% in L [...]

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Bénéfice net en hausse de 26% en euro et 35% en devise locale au second trimestre par rapport à l'année précédente

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 23, 2003

Ventes du Groupe en baisse de 8% au deuxième trimestre à 4,0 milliards d'euros mais inchangées en devise locale; bénéfice d'exploitation avant amortissement des actifs incorporels [...]

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Q2 2003 Second quarter net income up 26% in EURO year over year, up 35% in local currency

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 23, 2003

Group Sales for the second quarter down 8% at EUR 4.0 billion (but unchanged in local currency); operating income before amortisation up 7% at EUR 135 million (up 16% in local currency) [...]

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Adecco Staffing wieder mit Operational Gearing

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 15, 2003

Produktivitätsgewinne verbessern Gruppenresultate - Kräftiger Mittelfluss senkt Nettoverschuldung 

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Adecco Staffing restores operational gearing

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 15, 2003

Productivity gains improve Group profit - Strong cash flow reduces net debt

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Adecco SA weist in 2002 CHF 25,1 Milliarden Umsatz

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 5, 2003

Adecco SA weist in 2002 CHF 25,1 Milliarden Umsatz, ein Ergebnis vor Abschreibung von CHF 362 Millionen, einen operativen Cash Flow von CHF 647 Millionen und einen Rückgang der Nettofi [...]

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Q4 2002 Adecco SA reports full year 2002 revenues of CHF 25.1 billion

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 5, 2003

Q4 2002 Adecco SA reports full year 2002 revenues of CHF 25.1 billion, income before amortisation of CHF 362 million, cash flow from operations of CHF 647 million and net debt reduction [...]

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Adecco SA enregistre un chiffre d'affaires de CHF 25,1 milliards

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 5, 2003

Adecco SA enregistre un chiffre d'affaires de CHF 25,1 milliards, un bénéfice avant amortissement de CHF 362 millions, un flux de trésorerie provenant des activités opérationnelles [...]

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Adecco SA confirme des tendances en amélioration

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 23, 2002

Croissance positive des Ventes d'Adecco Staffing

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Q3 2002 Adecco SA confirms improved trends in the third quarter

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 23, 2002

Adecco Staffing shows positive sales growth

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Adecco SA reports Q2 results

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 24, 2002

June revenues, down 2% in local currency, show an improving trend

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Q1 2002 Adecco sees first signs of improvement in Europe and North America

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 29, 2002

Results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002 in line with expectations

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Adecco sieht erste Anzeichen der Erholung in Europa und Nordamerika

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 29, 2002

Ergebnisse des ersten Quartals per 31. März 2002 im Rahmen der Erwartungen

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Adecco SA enregistre d'excellents résultats pour l'exercice 2001 dans une situation de marché difficile

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 6, 2002

Sur 12 mois, progression des ventes de 2%, à 27,2 milliards de francs suisses et de 5% en devise locale

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4 Q 2001 Adecco delivers outstanding 2001 results in a very challenging market

Chéserex, Suisse, Feb 6, 2002

Revenue growth of 2% to CHF 27.2 billion in 2001, 5% growth in local currency.

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Q3 2001 Adecco SA Reports an 8% Increase in Revenues for the Nine Months of 2001

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 24, 2001

Adecco SA, the worldwide leader in personnel services, announced today its financial results for the nine months of 2001.

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Adecco SA enregistre une hausse de 8% de ses ventes pour les 9 premiers mois 2001

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 24, 2001

Adecco SA, leader mondial des ressources humaines, présente ses résultats financiers pour les 9 premiers mois 2001.

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Adecco SA: Umsatz in den ersten neun Monaten 2001 um 8 % gesteigert

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 24, 2001

Adecco SA, der weltweit führende Anbieter von Personaldienstleistungen, gab heute die Resultate für die ersten neun Monate des Jahres 2001 bekannt.

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Adecco SA reports 21% operating income growth for the first half of 2001

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 26, 2001

Revenue growth of 15% to CHF 13.8 billion, 17% in local currency.

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Q1 2001 Adecco SA reports 38% operating income growth in the first quarter of 2001

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 25, 2001

Adecco SA, the global leader in personnel services, today reported its results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2001. 

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Adecco SA: Für das Jahr 2000 Umsatzsteigerung von 44% und Anstieg des Betriebsergebnisses um 49%

Chéserex, Suisse, Jan 31, 2001

Starkes internes wie externes Wachstum gab Jahresergebnis 2000 Auftrieb

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Adecco SA enregistre une hausse de 44% de ses ventes et une hausse de 49% de son résultat d'exploitation pour l'exercice 2000

Chéserex, Suisse, Jan 31, 2001

Ces excellents résultats sont le fruit d’une forte croissance organique et externe 

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Adecco SA: Umsatz in den ersten neun Monaten 2000 um 46 % gesteigert

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 26, 2000

Betriebsergebnis um 49 % gesteigert

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Q3 2000 Adecco SA Reports a 46% Increase in Sales for the First Nine Months of 2000

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 26, 2000

Operating Income Increased by 49%

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Q2 2000 Adecco SA Reports 49% Increase In Operating Income For First Half of 2000

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 31, 2000

For the first time including Olsten Corporation results as from April 3rd, 2000

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Q1 2000 Adecco SA Reports 49 % Operating Profit Increase in First Quarter 2000

Chéserex, Suisse, Apr 19, 2000

The worldwide leader in personnel services starts the year with sales growth of 38%  

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Adecco SA Reports 21% Increase in Revenues and 28% Increase in Operating Income for 1999

Chéserex, Suisse, Jan 27, 2000

Adecco SA, the world's leading provider of personnel services, today announced excellent financial results for the 1999 fiscal year that once again confirm the success of the company's [...]

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Adecco SA Reports an 18% Increase in Revenues and a 24% Increase in Operating Income for the First Nine Months of 1999

Chéserex, Suisse, Oct 27, 1999

Income Before Amortization Increases 26%

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Adecco SA Reports 21% Increase in Operating Income for First Half of 1999

Chéserex, Suisse, Jul 29, 1999

Adecco SA, the world's leading personnel services firm, today announced excellent financial results for the first half of 1999 that highlight the success of the company's global strateg [...]

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Adecco SA Reports 19% Operating Income Growth in First Quarter

Lausanne, Suisse, Apr 19, 1999

Global Leader in Personnel Services Posts Double Digit Revenue Growth and 35% Increase in Income before Amortization

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Adecco SA Announces 34% Increase in Revenues and 35% Increase in Profitability for 1998

Lausanne, Suisse, Feb 3, 1999

Double Digit Growth Highlights 1998 Results for Global Staffing and Career Services Leader