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Beauty Imagined [electronic resource] : A History of the Global Beauty Industry.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780199556496Publication details: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780191573026
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beauty Imagined : A History of the Global Beauty IndustryDDC classification:
  • 338.76685509
LOC classification:
  • HD9970.5.C672J66 2010
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Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Plates; Introduction: The Business of Beauty; Part 1 Beauty Imagined; Part 2 Beauty Diffused; Part 3 Beauty Reimagined; Appendix 1: The Global Beauty Market Over Time; Appendix 2: World's Largest Beauty Companies by Revenues, 1929-2008; Appendix 3: Principal Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestments in the Beauty Industry since 1955; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Est--eacute--;e Lauder, L'Or--eacute--;al, and Shiseido, have imagined beauty for us.This book provides the first authoritative history of the global beauty industry from its emergence in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring how today's global giants grew. It shows how successive generations of entrepreneurs built brands which shaped perceptions of beauty, and the business organizations ne
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Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Plates; Introduction: The Business of Beauty; Part 1 Beauty Imagined; Part 2 Beauty Diffused; Part 3 Beauty Reimagined; Appendix 1: The Global Beauty Market Over Time; Appendix 2: World's Largest Beauty Companies by Revenues, 1929-2008; Appendix 3: Principal Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestments in the Beauty Industry since 1955; Bibliography; Index;

The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Est--eacute--;e Lauder, L'Or--eacute--;al, and Shiseido, have imagined beauty for us.This book provides the first authoritative history of the global beauty industry from its emergence in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring how today's global giants grew. It shows how successive generations of entrepreneurs built brands which shaped perceptions of beauty, and the business organizations ne