- Laura Mercier Cosmetics
Laura Mercier Cosmetics is a brand of
cosmeticsproduced by Gurwitch Products.
Laura Mercier Cosmetics was founded by
Janet Gurwitchand Gary Kusinin 1996, and was named after French make-up artist Laura Mercier, who was already known for her work in Hollywoodand New York City.
The company today
Laura Mercier Cosmetics are manufactured by Gurwitch Products, LLC, a company that is itself majority-owned by
Neiman Marcus. Annual sales approach $120 million. Janet Gurwitch remains CEO of the company; co-founder Gary Kusin has moved on to become CEO of Kinko's.
* [http://www.lauramercier.com Official site of Laura Mercier Cosmetics]
*CNN/Money.com, [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fsb/fsb_archive/2004/07/01/375665/index.htm “Yes, More Mascara: How to launch a good-looking cosmetics brand”] ,
July 1, 2004. Retrieved March 24, 2006.
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