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IT Cosmetics’ Jamie Kern Lima on building a billion-dollar company

This story is part of the Behind the Desk series where CNBC Make It gets personal with successful business executives to find out everything from how they got to where they are to what makes them get out of bed in the morning to their daily routines.

Jamie Kern Lima’s story sounds like a dream.

After working as waitress at Denny’s, as contestant on “Big Brother,” and as a local news reporter in Washington and Oregon, the former beauty pageant winner, Kern Lima launched her own business at 31. Within eight years, Kern Lima sold that company, IT Cosmetics, to L’Oreal for $1.2 billion in cash. It made Kern Lima a very rich woman — according to Forbes, she pocketed roughly $410 million from the deal, and is worth roughly $460 million today. Kern Lima also stayed on with IT for three years, making her the

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The Best Company Name Is Under Where?



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Think naming your baby is difficult? Try naming your newborn company. Your child may live to be 100, but a company can last for centuries.

DuPont

and Colgate were founded under those names in 1802 and 1806, respectively. The largest, most enduring American companies are a fascinating playground for onomasticians—people who study names. There are eight basic categories of company name:

Founders. Companies named for the man or woman behind the brand, or occasionally their offspring:

Macy’s,

Mary Kay Cosmetics,

Ford Motor Co.

, Eli Lilly & Co., Wendy’s, the

Boeing Co.

, and thousands more.

Plain vanilla. These names simply state what the companies make or do. Radio Corp. of America (later RCA) boasted one of the hottest stocks of the Roaring ’20s. Other companies of this type are

General Motors,

United Parcel Service,

International Business Machines

(IBM) and the Quaker Oats

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Houston small business owner getting a boost from well-known company

In our ongoing Rebound and Recovery series, a Houston small business owner is getting a boost thanks to one well-known company.

If you’re a Houston woman, chances are you have LAMIK Beauty products in your makeup bag.

The brand has been sold in Nordstrom stores and shops across the country, but the pandemic hasn’t been kind to many business owners. So LAMIK’s latest support from a national company couldn’t come at a better time.

“My whole adult life I’ve been an entrepreneur. Am I crazy or am I what,” laughs LAMIK Owner Kim Roxie.

The brilliant and beautiful business owner started her own makeup company when she was just 21-years-old.

“I know this is an oil and gas city, but we are

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Women Intimate Care Product Market Size, Status and Growth Opportunities during 2020 to 2026; The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), Unicharm Corporation (OTC:UNICY), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)

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Oct 07, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
MarketInsightsReport has published a report titled Global Women Intimate Care Product Market research report 2020 that is a detailed observation of several aspects, including the rate of growth, technological advances, and different methodologies implemented by the primary current market players. The report is based on a collective analysis of data, which is obtained through primary and secondary research. It provides a systematic approach to the current and prospective scenario of this market.

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https://www.marketinsightsreports.com/reports/06172094807/covid-19-impact-on-global-women-intimate-care-product-market-insights-forecast-to-2026/inquiry?mode=72&source=MW

Top Companies in the global Women Intimate Care Product Market are
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), Himalaya Drug, Unicharm Corporation (OTC:UNICY), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), Elif Cosmetics, Nolken Hygiene Products, Johnson & Johnson Services, Ciaga, Zeta Farmaceutici, Edgewell Personal Care, Emilia Personal

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