Milestones of the company

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1914

Antonio Puig Castelló founds Antonio Puig S.A.

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Launch of Milady Lipstick
(first lipstick manufactured in Spain).

1922

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Launch of Agua Lavanda Puig, a landmark fragrance.

1940

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Construction of a new factory and headquarters in Travessera de Gràcia (Barcelona).

1946

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Launch of L'Air du Temps by Nina Ricci, an enduring success.

1948

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1950

Antonio, Mariano, José María and Enric Puig Planas, the family's second generation, join the company.

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1960

Mariano Puig Planas authorizes construction of a factory in the Besós Industrial Park, to keep pace with the company's international expansion.

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1962

Puig establishes offices in the United States.

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1966

Launch of Moana, a leader in bath and shower gels.

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Creation of the Paco Rabanne Parfums division in France.
Launch of Agua Brava.

1968

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Launch of Calandre, the first Paco Rabanne perfume for women.
Launch of Azur, long a leading feminine fragrance.

1969

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1972

Puig establishes a subsidiary in the United Kingdom.

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Creation of Paco Rabanne Pour Homme, a revolutionary men's fragrance.
Launch of Estivalia, bolstering the sophisticated image of Puig products.

1973

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1976

Construction of the Puig perfume factory in Chartres (France).

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1979

Puig establishes a subsidiary in Panama.

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Quorum, the company's most international line, wins Best Packaging of the Year at the FiFi Awards (New York).

1982

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1987

Puig acquires the entire Paco Rabanne business, including fashion and accessories.

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Launch of the first Carolina Herrera designer fragrance.

1988

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Acquisition of the Carolina Herrera New York fashion division.

1995

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1997

Launch of 212 by Carolina Herrera New York.
License agreement with Antonio Banderas and launch of Diavolo.
Creation of Puig in Chile.

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Acquisition of the Nina Ricci fragrance and fashion business.
CEO Mariano Puig hands over the reins of the company to the Executive Board.
Puig present in
Asia-Pacific.

1998

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2000

Acquisition of Myrurgia, the Spanish fragrance company, owner of brands such as Adolfo Dominguez, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Mango.
Puig signs a joint venture with Chalhoub in the Middle East.

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2001

Antonio Puig S.A. acquires GAL.
Puig establishes subsidiaries in Argentina and Belgium.

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2002

Puig signs an agreement to develop fragrances for Comme des Garçons.
Sales outside of Spain exceed 50 percent of the company's total business.

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2003

Puig and Prada create a joint venture to manufacture and distribute Prada fragrances.

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Marc Puig is named CEO.

2004

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2007

Marc Puig is appointed Chairman and CEO.

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Launch of
1 Million by Paco Rabanne,
a worldwide success.
Puig enters joint venture with Shakira to launch fragrances.

2008

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Puig establishes subsidiaries in Russia and Brazil.

2010

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2011

Puig acquires a majority stake in the French fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier.

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2013

Inauguration of new headquarters on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Launch of Invictus, a fragrance for men by Paco Rabanne.
Harvard University writes a case study on Puig.

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2014

Puig celebrates its 100th Anniversary.
Inauguration of Puig Tower, the company's new corporate headquarters in Barcelona.

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Puig acquires Penhaligon's and L'Artisan Parfumeur.

2015

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Puig fully integrates Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances.

2016

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Puig increases its stake in Eric Buterbaugh’s fragrance business (EB Florals) and now holds a majority share. Puig and Christian Louboutin announce a long-term license agreement under the Christian Louboutin brand to boost the beauty business. Puig invests in Dries Van Noten fashion house as majority shareholder.

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