Background On Stewart

Background On Stewart - modeling friend 6/10/10 Background...

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6/10/10 Background On Stewart Real Name : Martha Kostyra D.O.B. : August 3rd 1941 in New Jersey Born from Edward and Martha Kostyra ( 2 middle class Polish-Americans) Martha was 1 of 5 siblings Model at age 13 Learned how to sew, cook, and process of canning and preserving at young age Graduated High School from Nutley High with a partial scholarship to Barnard College
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6/10/10 Background She intended to major in Chemistry but switched to European History and Architectural History Met Andrew Stewart her future husband there In 1965 she had her only child Alexis 1967 she became a stockbroker and left profession in 1973 Bought a 1805 farmhouse which was the model for her set Martha Stewart Living (T.V. series) § 1976 started her catering business with a
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Unformatted text preview: modeling friend 6/10/10 Background • Stewart was allegedly hard to work with and bought out her co-worker • Stewart divorced in 1990 • In 1991 she had 763 million in annual retail sales from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. • October 19, 1999 she returned to Wall Street and over night her shares of 72 million jumped 95 % adding 130 million (Stewart owns 96 % of the voting shares) 6/10/10 Works that Stewart did in her Career Books: • Entertaining( first one, became bestseller) • Martha Stewart’s Quick Cook Menus • Martha Stewart’s Hors d’Oeuvres • Martha Stewart’s Christmas • Martha Stewart’s Wedding Planner Magazine: Martha Stewart Living T.V. Show: The Martha Stewart Show...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2010 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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