Mark Webber, vice president of sales and business development for Keune Haircosmetics USA, Inc., announced distribution changes effective April 1, 2019.
As of April 1, 2019, Salon Service Group became the exclusive Keune distributor in the entire state of Georgia, the state of Alabama with the exclusion of Baldwin and Mobile counties and the state of Mississippi with the exclusion of George, Jackson, Stone, Harrison, Pearl River and Hancock counties. Salons may reach Salon Service Group at 800-933-5733.
Life of Riley Salon Supply will continue to distribute Keune Haircosmetics exclusively in the excluded counties as indicated above, as well as in the entire states of Florida and Louisiana. Additionally, Life of Riley Salon Supply has been awarded exclusive distribution rights for the states of North Dakota and South Dakota, as well as the US territory of Puerto Rico. Salons may reach Life of Riley Salon Supply at 727-865-4145 (855-RILEY50).
“Gino and the SSG Team have a proven business model with stores and e-commerce supported by their distributor salon consultants,” says Kelly Huether, president and co-founder of Life of Riley Salon Supply. “We believe that he will be able to support those areas with additional stores faster than our forecasted plan. At the same time, we know our business model with sub-distributors supported by distributor salon consultants will continue to service Florida, Louisiana and the Gulf coasts of Alabama and Mississippi very effectively, as we continue to grow at our demonstrated growth rate.”
George Keune, CEO of Keune Haircosmetics USA, Inc., added: “Keune has a variety of distributors nationwide who service their territories in their own unique ways. We are pleased that Kelly and Gino could work this out to the benefit of all, and look forward to continuing to work with them to provide the top products and best education for salons and hairdressers in those territories and across North America.