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L'Oreal USA Gains Purchasing Power With IBM Services And Cloud Analytics

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"As one of the leading names in the beauty segment of the consumer products goods market, L'Oreal has long understood that attention to detail drives bottom line improvement," said Lori Steele, General Manager IBM Global Process Services.  "We're pleased L'Oreal USA is able to combine the best of IBM's research-rich expertise and cloud-based analytics to gain control over total supplier spending, and thereby transform its procurement function from a corporate cost center to strategic company asset."

About L'Oreal USA:  L'Oreal USA, headquartered in New York City, is the largest subsidiary of the L'Oreal Group, the world's leading beauty company.  In addition to corporate headquarters in New York City, L'Oreal USA has Research and Innovation and Manufacturing and Distribution facilities across seven other states including Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey Ohio, Texas and Washington.  The company's portfolio of leading brands includes Lancome, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent Beaute, Viktor & Rolf, Diesel, Cacharel, L' Oreal Paris, Garnier, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, L'Oreal Professionnel, Kerastase and Shu Uemura Art of Hair. The U.S. is the base for product development, international marketing and advertising of L'Oreal's thirteen American brands: Maybelline New York, Soft-Sheen.Carson, Kiehl's Since 1851, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Essie Cosmetics, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Matrix, Mizani, Pureology, SkinCeuticals, Dermablend, Clarisonic and Urban Decay.   For more information on L'Oreal:  www.lorealusa.com; Facebook at L'Oreal USA - Corporate Facebook Page ; and Twitter @LOrealUSACorp.

About IBM Cloud Computing  IBM has helped thousands of clients adopt cloud models and manages millions of cloud based transactions every day. IBM assists clients in areas as diverse as banking, communications, healthcare and government to build their own clouds or securely tap into IBM cloud-based business and infrastructure services. IBM is unique in bringing together key cloud technologies, deep process knowledge, a broad portfolio of cloud solutions, and a network of global delivery centers.

For more information on IBM Cloud: http://www.ibm.com/smartcloudIBM SmartCloud Solutions:   www.ibm.com/SaaS   Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ibmcloud     IBM Cloud Blog:  http://www.thoughtsoncloud.com.

For more information on IBM: http://www.ibm.com/services/bpo/scm

Mary Rose GreenoughIBM Media Relations617-693-1970 mary_rose_greenough@us.ibm.com

SOURCE IBM

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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