Sport Clips Haircuts celebrated the opening of its 1,500th location, which happens to be in Founder and CEO Gordon Logan’s hometown of Sumter, S.C., by giving back to area youth. The milestone opening was marked with a $15,000 donation to Toys for Tots to provide gifts to children in the state’s Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties. The contribution from Sport Clips will enable the Marines of Detachment 1202 to put Christmas smiles on the faces of approximately 3,000 additional children in the local area.
David Stern, National Sales Director of Fantasia Indusries, is retiring at the end of April, after 20 years of service.
Following a three-year service in the United States Navy, Stern received his hairdresser license and was hired by Alberto Culver in 1964. He went on to work for L’Oreal, Posner Labs and E.T. Browne before coming to Fantasia.
Stern plans on moving to Florida to relax, fish and spend time with his new granddaughter.
In the April issue of Beauty Industry Report, Mike Nave unveils HSA’s big announcement from Cosmoprof Bologna. Then he checks in with Jinny United’s Eddie Jhin to learn how his family business is dominating the multicultural OTC business. BIR continuous its exclusive show coverage, taking you to Long Beach, CA, for the International Salon & Spa Expo. Plus, are perms (finally) making a comeback? BIR has the answer! Finally, we take a look at the dichotomy between buying products based on science vs emotion.
The hair, makeup and nail art competition, Global Beauty Masters, announced the winning team in an exciting finale aired April 25, 2016. Working against five other teams in the challenge to create an avant-garde “Phoenix Rising” look, Mexico’s SHE Salon won the title of Global Beauty Masters.
Sandy Ovington, vice president of merchandising for Ulta Beauty, has been named to the International SalonSpa Business Network’s Board of Trustees. In this role, she will lead the owners of the only international association for multi-unit salon and spa companies in growing both their own businesses, as well as the professional beauty industry.
Too Faced Cosmeticsrecently promoted Eric Hohl from president to co-chief executive officer of Too Faced Cosmetics. Hohl will work alongside co-founder and current chief executive officer, Jeremy Johnson. Jerrod Blandino, who co-founded the company with Mr. Johnson, continues in his role as co-founder and chief creative officer of Too Faced Cosmetics.