Mary Kay Inc.
For more than 53 years, Mary Kay has offered an entrepreneurial pathway to women to achieve their goals. As a multibillion-dollar company, we offer the latest in cutting-edge skin care, bold color cosmetics and fragrances.
Sales Method: Party Plan
Compensation Structure: Multi-Level
Products: Cosmetics; Personal Care
Primary Market: The Americas
Salespeople: 3.5 million
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Executive: David Holl
Year Founded: 1963
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