Born May 12, 1918, in Hot Wells, Texas, Mary Kay Ash left the traditional workplace after watching yet another man whom she had trained get promoted over her.
She started her own cosmetics company, using incentive programs and other strategies to give her employees the chance to benefit from their achievements.
When did Mary Kay Ash start her business?
One month after George’s death on September 13, 1963 when she was 45 years old with a $5,000 investment from her oldest son, Ben Rogers, Jr. and with her young son, Richard Rogers taking her late husband’s place, Ash started Mary Kay Cosmetics. The company started its original storefront operation in Dallas.
What was Mary Kay first product?
|Type||Privately held company|
|Founded||September 13, 1963 Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Headquarters||Addison, Texas, U.S.|
|Key people||Mary Kay Ash, Founder Richard R. Rogers, Executive Chairman David Holl, CEO|
|Products||Cosmetics, skin care|
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Who started Mary Kay Cosmetics?
Mary Kay Ash
Is the founder of Mary Kay still alive?
November 22, 2001, Dallas, TX