Mary Kay Inc. continues its support of female entrepreneurship, empowerment and thought leadership as a premier sponsor for the 2020 International Women’s Forum (IWF) Virtual Cornerstone Conference. Originally scheduled to take place May 13-15 in London, the conference has shifted to a digital format due to the COVID-19 pandemic; much of the same content and speakers will be…

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Mary Kay Inc. has contributed nearly $10 million to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and support frontline workers. The contribution is in monetary donations, product donations and distribution support in the countries where it operates and communities in critical need around the world. “The wide-ranging impact of this pandemic on our economies,…

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Sun Care Research

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. 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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Theresa Flores

Theresa Flores, senior manager of Public Affairs for Mary Kay Inc., was elected president of the State Government Affairs Council, (SGAC) at the organization’s annual business meeting in August. In her role at Mary Kay, Flores develops and recommends policy positions that protect the company’s direct selling, product and global trade interests focusing on engagement…

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Pop-Culture

Avon, Mary Kay, Amway and countless more brands: direct selling is an integral part of the American consciousness. It’s not surprising references to us show up in popular culture all the time. I’ve seen direct selling featured in movies and TV shows dating back decades. Media often refer to direct selling by focusing on flexibility…

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