Beauty Systems Group

All U.S. Sally Beauty Supply Stores to Roll Out Nail Studios

All U.S. Sally Beauty Supply stores should have Nail Studios with more than 750 shades of nail polishes near their entrances by January 2015, a top Sally Beauty Holdings executive said Nov. 13 in a conference call with analysts discussing the company's fiscal 2014 fourth-quarter and fiscal 2014 financial results released the same day.

Sally Beauty Supply President to Retire

Sally Beauty Supply President to Retire

Mike Spinozzi, president of Sally Beauty Supply since 2006, is retiring. The retirement plan became public when Sally Beauty Holdings reported its fiscal 2013 third-quarter results Aug. 1.

Gary Winterhalter, chairman, president and CEO of parent company Sally Beauty Holdings, addressed the retirement in the company's fiscal 2013 third quarter-results earnings conference call Aug. 1.

It was also addressed in a document filed in conjunction with the company's fiscal 2013 third-quarter results.

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.

Essential Salon Products Sells 12 Professional-Only Stores to Beauty Systems Group and its Direct Sales Division to Kao USA

ESP Sells 12 Professional-Only Stores to BSG and its Direct Sales to Kao USA

Sally Beauty Holdings announced on May 31 the purchase of certain assets of Essential Salon Products by its professional products-distribution subsidiary Beauty Systems Group.

And Kao USA, subsidiary of Kao Corp., has announced separately that it acquired the direct sales division of Essential Salon Products—which sells exclusive Goldwell and KMS California salon products in the New England area–effective May 31.

Heines Promoted at Beauty Systems Group

Heines promoted at Beauty Systems Group

At Beauty Systems Group, Michael F. Heines has been promoted to group vice president for full service. Heines is responsible for all full-service operations, including BSG customer service, inside sales and ecommerce-support operations.

He reports to BSG president John Golliher.

“We are pleased to announce Michael’s well-deserved promotion for our BSG team,” says Golliher. “His over 22 years of experience in the professional-beauty-supply business has given him in-depth leadership experience that will serve our team well.”