Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

rep firms

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents Expands Into the Southwest

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents, which debuted last year in the Northeast and Midwest, is now in the Southwest—Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Industry veteran Steve Simon has joined the manufacturers rep firm as Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents' Southwest partner. Simon is managing accounts in Texas and Louisiana, where he has more than 25 years of experience. He can be reached at

Sprayco Consumer Products Is Now Repped by Coleman/Harrison and BTB Sales & Marketing

Want to sell and/or distribute Allure Style Accessories, Miamica and the Sprayco beauty line of products in Sprayco Consumer Products' family of brands?

The supplier is now partnering with two new manufacturers' rep firms: Coleman/Harrison: Beauty Brand Agents (800.767.1109) in the Northeast and Midwest; and BTB Sales & Marketing (800.538.9008, 516.781.6901) in the Southeast, Southwest and West as well as Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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

Jay Halaby + Associates Buys D.N. Crane Associates, Creates Two Separate Sales Forces in the West

Jay Halaby + Associates Buys D.N. Crane Associates, Creates Two Sales Forces

Jay Halaby + Associates—the Glendale, California-based manufacturers rep firm that services all 50 U.S. states and Latin America in all segments of the professional-beauty market—has purchased a manufacturers rep firm that services the OTC salon/supply business in the West and will operate it as a separate division within its existing organizational structure.

That's what Jay Halaby, president of Jay Halaby + Associates, told Beauty Store Business June 25 in an exclusive interview.