CORPORATE PROFILE

September 1970 Exclusive distribution agreement for the distribution of Mary Quant cosmetics in Japan officially signed with Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd., UK, and Gala Cosmetics International Ltd.
November 1970 Mary Quant Cosmetics Japan Ltd. established.
Headquarters opened in Roppongi in Tokyo’s Minato Ward, with a branch in Awaza in Nishi Ward, Osaka.
March 1971 Begin selling skin care and makeup products mainly in specialist fashion and department stores.
September 1972 Special Recipe goes on sale (five skin care and six makeup products).
Mary Quant comes to Japan for the first time for the launch.
June 1976 Headquarters move from Roppongi in Minato Ward to Shibuya in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo.
June 1977 Skin Programme goes on sale.
Mary Quant comes to Japan for the second time for the launch.
October 1980 Prescribed Skin Care launched.
September 1982 Mary Quant comes to Japan for the third time for launch of new Lipstick and Nail Polish.
January 1983 Mary Quant Japan Ltd. established.
Licence for fashion goods obtained through agreement with Mary Quant Ltd., UK.
September 1983 Begin sale of fashion goods
August 1984 Eye Opener eye shadows launched.
April 1987 Lip Mix lip colours launched.
September 1991 Body Series launched.
White Line launched.
October 1991 Begin participating in management of Mary Quant Ltd., UK, following purchase of shares.
March 1993 Obtain global rights for Mary Quant cosmetics.
March 1994 London branch established: Mary Quant Europe.
June 1994 London store opens.
September 1994 New Lipstick and Nail Polish go on sale.
September 2000 Special Recipe relaunched.
September 2001 Skin Programme II launched.
May 2002 White Line relaunched as a quasi-drug.
September 2002 Prescribed Skin Care relaunched.
September 2003 New Lipstick and Nail Polish go on sale.
September 2004 Raise Up launched.
September 2005 Two new products added to the Raise Up range.
April 2006 Special Recipe Body Care Series launched to replace Body Series.
September 2006 Special Recipe relaunched.
February 2007 Eye Opener relaunched.
March 2007 Skin Programme relaunched.
September 2007 Magic Rite launched.
February 2008 Lip Mix relaunched.
March 2009 White Siege launched to replace White Line.
November 2009 London store moves to Kings Road, Chelsea, the birthplace of Bazaar.
January 2010 Shanghai store opens. Birth of new brand, grace mary.
February 2010 New Lipstick and Nail Polish go on sale.
September 2010 Prescribed Skin Care launched as a quasi-drug.
November 2011 Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd. established.
February 2012 Business operations of Mary Quant Cosmetics Japan Ltd. taken over by new company Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd.
March 2013 Body icon launched to replace Special Recipe Body Care Series.
March 2014 Step Light Up launched.