The Gillette Company has served men and their grooming needs for over 100 years. They have over 600 million customers who use their shaving products, razors and other items. Their lines of personal care products expand beyond shaving, however, and include everything from deodorant to body washes. The Gillette Company started in 1901 as the American Safety Razor Company and expanded, with time, to include the almost 30,000 employees that it has today. They have sales each year close to 10 billion dollars and they are listed on the stock exchanges in New York, London, Frankfurt and Zurich.