Beauty Store Business magazine - December, 2019

Beauty Systems Group

BSG and Pravana Strike New Distribution Agreement

Pravana salon professional hair color and care products are going to be more widely available to salon professionals starting in early 2019.

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. announced today that Beauty Systems Group (BSG), the company’s branch that sells beauty products to salon professionals through its CosmoProf and Armstrong McCall stores, has signed a new distribution agreement with Pravana, the global salon professional hair color and care brand owned by the German corporation Henkel AG & Company.

The Spirit of Giving: BSG's Mark Spinks

Beauty Systems Group president Mark Spinks talks charitable causes, the industry and being this year’s Spirit of Life Award recipient.

Surprisingly, Mark Spinks didn’t always imagine himself in the beauty business. After growing up in Columbus, Indiana, he attended college at Indiana University as a double major in economics and criminal justice (and remains a rabid Hoosiers fan). But his journey toward the beauty industry would begin with his very first assignment out of college, working within the department store industry, handling retail and operations for locations that boasted a solid dose of salon space.

Coleman-Harrison Debuts in the Midwest & the Northeast

After years of professional-beauty manufacturers' rep firms-sector consolidation and the race to become national (and international), a new, major player is suddenly on the scene in the Midwest and the Northeast territories: Coleman-Harrison, a company headed up by rep veterans Charlie Coleman, Tom Harrison and Chris Gunderson.

Coleman and Harrison are the co-principals of the Midwest and Northeast territories of Coleman-Harrison, and Gunderson is their partner in the Northeast, Beauty Store Business has learned