This Women’s Month we want to introduce you to some awe-inspiring saleswomen, business owners and industry pioneers, women that left their indelible mark on The Story of Selling and made this profession one of the most enjoyable professions a woman can participate in today.
To add a bit of a feminine fire to our list of giants, Mary Kay Ash joins the list as one of the modern founders of sales, done with such style and elegance, that she remains one of the greats up until today! Her legacy has made many a wealthy and successful woman.
Born in Texas to a middle-class family Mary Kay (Born Mary Kathleen Wagner) completed school and got married to raise her family. During the war, while her husband was serving in the army, she had sold books door to door to make ends meet, and it was here that her sales skills began to be honed.
After the war, she worked for Stanley Home Products where she hosted demonstration ‘parties’ of the companies’...