Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

Wahl

Wahl Professional Hosts the First Ever Online Barber Battle

Barbers can compete blade to blade in battle for a coveted prize.

Wahl Professional, a company known for its innovative and trusted products in the men's grooming category since 1919, now has something new to offer to professionals in the industry. Wahl is excited to announce that they will be the host of the first-ever, online-exclusive battle of the barbers, which will give three talented winners the ultimate in bragging rights.

Lance Wahl, Wahl Clipper Corporation's global vice president of professional products, says, "We're excited to be the first professional clipper company to ever host our own online barber battle competition."

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.