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According to a New Zealand Herald article, Mary Kay has closed its Australian and New Zealand operations, blaming weak consumer conditions for the failing business. The company said in a statement it ceased business immediately with the sales force network given until April 6 to return any unsold products. “It is a decision Mary Kay…

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Mary Kay Inc. announced it has joined the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics (SPICE). Along with 17 current member organizations, including Hermes, Chanel, Coty and Estee Lauder, Mary Kay will help to guide sustainable packaging policies, drive packaging innovation and to meet consumer’s expectations on understanding the environmental performance of products. “At Mary Kay, we…

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Mary Kay Inc., a long-time leader in global female empowerment,  announced Monique Coleman has been named the brand’s first-ever Pink Changing Lives Honoree. Pink Changing Lives—Mary Kay’s global commitment to celebrate the individuals and organizations that improve women’s and girls’ lives around the world—has supported more than three million women and their families by partnering…

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Mary Kay Foundation

On World Cancer Day, The Mary Kay FoundationSM announced the first recipient of the new International Postdoctoral Scholars in Cancer Research Grant program. Natália Bernardes, Ph.D., a biotechnological engineer with a doctorate degree in general and applied biology from São Paulo State University in Brazil, is the first of five recipients of the program established last year with…

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Sun Care Research

In 2020, Mary Kay Inc. will celebrate milestone anniversaries in some of its most important markets around the globe. The iconic Mary Kay Ash, with humble roots in small town, Texas, founded her namesake brand in 1963. The brand quickly developed into a worldwide phenomenon with millions of independent beauty consultants in nearly 40 countries.…

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Mary Kay Inc. is holding its annual Leadership Conference Jan. 12–16 at the Orange County Convention Center. With iconic, traffic-stopping Mary Kay pink Cadillacs rolling into Florida along with an estimated 6,800 leading Mary Kay independent sales force members, the city of Orlando turns pink for the global cosmetics company’s annual Leadership Conference. Each year, Mary…

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Sun Care Research

In 2019, Mary Kay Inc. took home more than 20 coveted awards in the business, corporate citizenship and leadership categories from various reputable sources. The awards, which range from Forbes “Best Midsize Employers for 2019” to “Best in Show” at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, highlight Mary Kay’s business values and its dedication to…

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Denton County Friends

The Mary Kay Foundation, a decades-long leader in the mission to eliminate domestic violence, recently donated $25,000 to Denton County Friends of the Family. Friends of the Family is an organization that serves individuals and families seeking safety and recovery from experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault. Since 1980, it has been the sole provider…

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Mary Kay Foundation

The Mary Kay FoundationSM recently awarded over $3 million in cancer research and domestic violence shelter grants around the country. The Foundation was established in 1996 with the overarching purpose of eliminating cancers affecting women. In 2000, The Foundation expanded to include ending domestic violence as part of its mission. Domestic Violence Shelters A total…

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Go-to-Market

Go-to-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs: Creating and Exploring Success details some of the most successful and powerful women over the last fifty years, including Mary Kay Ash. Sheryl Adkins-Green, chief marketing officer for Mary Kay Inc., contributed the opening chapter and shares time-honored principles and “keys to success” from Mary Kay Ash, one of the world’s…

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