Wednesday, December 2, 2009

What is the definition of the name, Shiseido?

Shiseido is a brand name of and internationally acclaimed Japanese cosmetics company. It can also be a name. What does ';Shiseido mean?';What is the definition of the name, Shiseido?
I'm not really sure what it means, but i checked Wikipedia and here's the extract on how it got its name:

';Arinobu Fukuhara, former head pharmacist to the Japanese Imperial Navy, established the Shiseido Pharmacy in 1872. After a visit to the United States and Europe, Arinobu added a soda fountain to the store. This later grew into the Shiseido Parlour restaurant business, and eventually led to the introduction in Japan of ice cream. In 1923, the company began expanding its store-base; it now has approximately 25,000 outlets. In 1927, a joint stock company was formed.';

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