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Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of skin care, cosmetics, perfume and hair care products. This article is about skin in the biological sense. ... Cosmetics or makeup are substances to enhance the beauty of the human body, apart from simple cleaning. ... For the book Perfume by Patrick Süskind, see Perfume (book). ... Hair is also a musical: see Hair (musical) and Hair (movie) Hair is the filamentous outgrowth of the epidermis found in mammals. ...


The company began in 1946, when Joseph and Estée Lauder began producing cosmetics in New York City, New York. At first, they only had four products: an all purpose cream, a creme pack, a cleansing oil and a skin lotion. Two years later, they established their first department store account with Saks Fifth Avenue in New York.


Over the next fifteen years, they expanded their range and continued to sell their products in the United States. In 1960, the company went international. It first established a presence in London, England. Their first international account was the London department store Harrods. The following year, it opened an office in Hong Kong, China. London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831... Harrods is best known as an upmarket department store in Knightsbridge, London. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) comprises most of the cultural, historic, and geographic area known as China. ...


In 1964, they launched Aramis Inc., which produced fragrances and grooming products for men. In 1967, Estée Lauder was rewarded for her efforts by being named one of ten Outstanding Women in Business in the United States by business and financial editors. This was followed by a Spirit of Achievement Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in 1968. In that year, the company expanded again, opening Clinique Laboratories, Inc. Yeshiva University Yeshiva University is a private Jewish university in New York City whose first component was founded in 1886. ...


Estée Lauder became the first women's cosmetic company to introduce a second line for men when, in 1976, they began a separate line of skin supplies. In 1981, the company achieved another breakthrough when their products became available in the Soviet Union. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) .( Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик (СССР)  listen?; tr. ...


Estée Lauder now sells its products in department stores across the world, as well as having a chain of freestanding retail outlets. It employs over 20,000 people, and in 2003, its sales topped $5 billion. The company is still controlled by the Lauder family, which controls over 90% of voting shares, and Estée's grandson chairs the board of directors. In February 2004, the company's teen-oriented jane business was sold. A board of directors is a group of individuals chosen by the stockholders of a company to promote their interests through the goverance of the company. ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


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Estée Lauder Companies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (556 words)
Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. NYSE: EL is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of skin care, cosmetics, perfume and hair care products.
In 1967, Estée Lauder was rewarded for her efforts by being named one of ten Outstanding Women in Business in the United States by business and financial editors.
Estée Lauder became the first women's cosmetic company to introduce a second line for men when, in 1976, they began a separate line of skin supplies.
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