1997 • Carolina Herrera introduces the 212 fragrance label. • Antonio Banderas fragrance license is signed.
1998 • Mariano Puig steps down as ceo, and his three brothers leave their management roles. They name a four-man team — Mariano Puig Jr., Marc Puig, Manuel Puig and Javier Cano — as the firm’s new leadership. • Puig purchases Nina Ricci from Sanofi.
1999 • Paco Rabanne discontinues couture.
2000 • Puig buys Myrurgia, including fragrance brands Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada and Adolfo Dominguez. • The first CH store opens. • Through a venture with Chalhoub, Puig enters the Middle East.
2001 • Javier Cano becomes Puig president. • Puig purchases Perfumeria Gal.
2002 • Puig signs a fragrance licensing agreement with Comme des Garçons. • Exports surpass half of Puig’s total business. • Puig signs a Mango fragrance license.
2003 • Puig signs a 50-50 venture for the management of Prada’s fragrance and skin care.
2004 • Marc Puig becomes chief executive officer. Javier Cano steps down as president.
2006 • Paco Rabanne ready-to-wear is suspended.
2007 • Marc Puig adds the title of chairman. • Manuel Puig becomes vice chairman.
2008 • Enrique Puig dies. • Paco Rabanne’s 1 Million men’s scent launches. • Puig signs a beauty development deal with pop star Shakira.
2010 • Valentino inks a fragrance license with Puig. • The company starts subsidiaries in Brazil and Russia.
2011 • Puig acquires a majority stake in Jean Paul Gaultier. • Paco Rabanne fashion relaunches. • Valentina, the first Valentino women’s fragrance under the Puig license, is introduced. • Puig’s venture with Prada turns into a licensing agreement.
2012 • Ralph Toledano is hired as president of Puig’s fashion division.
2013 • In Paris, Puig moves to its new Avenue des Champs-Élysées headquarters. • Paco Rabanne’s Invictus scent is introduced. • Harvard University pens a Puig case study. • Puig signs a fragrance license with Benetton.
2014 • The company’s new headquarters in Barcelona, Puig Tower, is inaugurated, marking the company’s 100th birthday.
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