Manufacturers & Distributors

Sally Beauty Names Partners in Progress

Jan Hillenmeyer | July 26, 2012 | 9:49 AM
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Sally President Mike Spinozzi (far left) and Group Vice President, Merchandising Linda Voracek (far right) with Hand and Nail Harmony’s President David Daniel, Vice President Gari-Dawn Tingler and Founder and CEO Danny Haile.
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From left: Sally Beauty’s Mike Spinozzi and Linda Voracek with Gary Gardner, president of Namaste Laboratories and Renee Reynolds, Sally Beauty director of merchandising.
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Sally’s Linda Voracek and Mike Spinozzi with Mark Moesta (center), vice president of sales for American International Industries.
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Sally Beauty’s Linda Voracek and Mike Spinozzi with Andis Company’s President Matt Andis, Vice President Marcia Andis and Alexia Geddie, merchandising director, Sally Beauty.
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Sally Beauty Supply recognized its 2012 Partners in Progress at a breakfast meeting held July 23, 2012 during Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas.

Sally vendors receiving the Partners in Progress distinction included America International Industries, Namaste Laboratories, Andis Company and Hand and Nail Harmony. All were selected for increased sales, superior inventory management and innovation in new product development and creative marketing strategies.

American International Industries has a 42-year history of responding to trends and presenting new products across several product categories. Sally and AII have worked together to grow brands that include Ardell, China Glaze, Andrea and Gigi. AII distributes products in more than 100 countries.

Namaste manufactures products for the multi-cultural market and its Namaste Organic Root Stimulator is a popular Sally brand in the natural healing category. The company was honored for its leadership in the multi-cultural category, product innovation and on-time deliveries.

Andis began manufacturing clippers for the barber market 90 years ago in the basement of the Andis family home. The company is now run by the fourth generation of the family and has more than 450 employees and distributes clippers, trimmers and styling appliances in more than 90 countries. The company stresses its core values of “Excellence, Integrity and Respect.”

Hand and Nail Harmony, manufacturers of Gelish, was recognized by Sally Beauty for its commitment to quality products, research and development and utilization of technology and in-salon testing.

”We are pleased to honor our outstanding manufacturers,” said Sally Beauty President Mike Spinozzi. “These companies have the same dedication to quality and customer service that is the hallmark of Sally Beauty’s success.” For more information, visit

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