Buoyed by positive responses to its new scents in the first quarter, The Estée Lauder Cos. has expansion plans for its fragrance business.

Fragrance sales grew 5.7% to $367.4 million for the three months ended September 30, while the company’s skin care business rose 5%, or 6% on a constant basis; makeup grew 4%, or 5% on a constant basis; and hair care climbed 10% to $124.8 million.

In total, Estée Lauder’s sales were up 5%, or 6% on constant basis to $2.68 billion, with net earnings up .4% to $300.7 million, compared to $299.5 million a year ago. “We gained share in fragrance in the U.S. for the first time in several years,” said Estée Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda in a conference call with analysts. He cited Estée Lauder Modern Muse as the company’s most important fragrance launch of the year, and the brand’s first major scent initiative in 10 years. Launched in September, it’s currently a best seller at Harrods and ranks among the U.S. market’s top 10 fragrances.

Other significant news is Michael Kors Sexy Amber from the Sporty Sexy Glam collection, which is now being introduced in Europe following its success in North America. Tory Burch, currently exclusive to Bloomingdale’s, has been the retailer’s top scent since launching in September. And, the new Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede scent is the brand’s best-selling item ever, according to Fabrizio. Meanwhile, Zegna Uomo has been a top performer at Boots since its debut.

The luxury fragrance businesses of Jo Malone and Tom Ford have been growing double digits, with particular strength in Europe and North America, and with more potential seen in Asia. Moreover, the company’s new launches have been created under a higher profitability model than its previous fragrances, according to Fabrizio.

The company expects to have a stronger performance in fragrance this year and grow share. “We are well positioned for the important holiday shopping period with the strongest slate of new fragrances in more than a decade, as well as other innovative products across our categories,” declared Fabrizio.

In other areas, the company saw strong growth in ecommerce, travel retail and with emerging markets, particularly Asia-Pacific where China grew double digits.