0707_industryupdate by benbenzhou


									                 industry update

Cosmoprof North America Preview
                               Cosmoprof North America, the biggest show of the year for beauty store owners and managers,
                               and distributors, will take place on Sunday, July 15 through Tuesday, July 17 at the Mandalay Bay
                               Convention Center in Las Vegas. Visit Beauty Store Business, Inspire, Launchpad, Dayspa, Nailpro and
                               Medesthetics at the Creative Age Publications booth, D6102.

Registration                                                 and large pockets reinforced along                       Educational Events
Attendees may register and purchase special event            the edges. It’s available in burgundy,                   Package Design Conference (Part 1): How to Impress
tickets online at cosmoprofnorthamerica.com or               black and sterling.                                      Retailers and Avoid Packaging Pitfalls, July 15,
by calling 800/630-3603 (916/774-8682 outside the                Orly International. There’s a lot                    3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
United States). Online registration remains open             to check out, including the Neue                         Develop a Winning NAHA Entry, July 16, 10 a.m.-
through July 17. Attendees registered by June 15             Neutrals fall collection; the Mani-                      11:30 a.m.
will receive their badges and tickets in the mail.           cure Miniatures 144-piece display;                       Retail Industry Forum, July 16, 11 a.m.-noon
Those who register after June 15 need to pick up             the Party Girl 12-piece collection;                      PBA Beauty Boot Camp: Build Your Beauty Brand to
their badges and tickets at Will Call. American              the professional size of Sleek Callus                    the Top! July 16, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; July 17, 8 a.m.-noon
Beauty Supply Association and National Beauty                Eraser; the Red Hot Holiday Collec-                      Day Spas & Vendors: How to Create a Profitable
Supply Dealers Association members receive 50%               tion 2007; and Bonder in a 16-ounce                      Synergy, July 16, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
off the admission price. For international buy-              professional size. Get a sneak peek at the spring 2008   Package Design Conference (Part 2): Understanding
ers, there’s a special program. Cosmoprof North              collection and summer 2008 collections as well.          Labeling Regulations and How To Apply Them to
America advance ticket prices for all—$10 off of                 Tweezerman International. False eyelashes are all    Your Package, July 16, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
admission to the show floor and any special event            the rage and stainless steel Professional Lash Appli-    How Your OTC Can Make More Money, July 16,
connected to the event—ends on June 29. Here’s               cator is an excellent tool for applying them. The        4 p.m.-5 p.m. (Panelists: Marc Spilo, Spilo Worldwide;
the on-site registration schedule: July 13: exhibitors       thin, flat edge allows work with either false eyelash    David Leib, Robanda International; Cindy Trawinski,
only, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; July 14: attendees and exhibi-          strips or individual lashes. The long handle allows      Fromm International; Lance Z. Posen, The Kirschner
tors, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; July 15: all, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; July 16:   use close up or at a distance. (See page 120.)           Group; and David Yoon, Ben’s Beauty Supply;
all, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and July 17: all, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.              Wahl Professional.                                   Moderator: Marc Birenbaum, Beauty Store Business.
                                                             Wahl will promote its                                    Wine-and-cheese reception follows.)
Show Times                                                   Sterling Definitions                                     Distributor Networking Roundtables,
July 15: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                      Trimmer. The unit sports a chrome and marbled            July 17, 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
July 16: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                      pearl case, an AC motor and a precision T-blade
July 17: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.                                      for ultra-close cutting. For July and August, Sterling   Special Events
                                                             clippers and trimmers are available at a 5% dis-         July 14: Get Together Party, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
New Products & Deals                                         count. Shipping for this deal begins on July 1, and      July 15: 18th Annual North American Hairstyling
Cosmoprof North America will feature many new                all deal orders must ship by Sept. 7.                    Awards, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
products, additional merchandising support and lots                                                                   July 16: Professional Beauty Association Annual
of deals, including these:                                   Pavilion Highlights                                      Business Forum, 7:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.; PBA City of
   Burmax. Soft ’n Style                                     Pavilion A: Cosmetics & Personal Care. New Dis-          Hope Reception, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; City of Hope
now sports new packaging.                                    cover Beauty Lounge (featuring Organic Apoteke,          Spirit of Life Award Dinner, 8:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
Displays showcasing the                                      Fresh Line, Rilastil, Beauty Brazil, Dalton Beauté de
new look will be unveiled.                                   la Mer, Just Good For You and Alo-Cell-Gel); Brazil      For more information about this year’s City of Hope Spirit of
   Graham Professional Beauty Prod-                          Country Pavilion (Kanechomn, nuNAAT Cosmet-              Life Award recipient John Heffner of Creative Nail Design, see
ucts. Embossed Sanek See-Thru foil                           ics, Surya Brasil and Vita Derm, coordinated by The      “Hope Springs Eternal,” page 80.
launches. It features a clear viewing                        Brazilian Toiletry, Perfumery and Cosmetics Associa-
          strip down the center of the foil that acts        tion with support from Brazil’s Trade and Investment     July 17: Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and
           like a window during the coloring/high-           Promotion Agency); France Country Pavilion (small        Distributors Get Together, 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
                           lighting process and has an       and medium companies organized by The French
                              embossed texture that          Agency for International Business Development);          Special Guest
                               minimizes the potential       Italy Country Pavilion (brands and contract manu-                               Steve Wozniak,
                               for foil slippage during      facturers presented by the Italian Cosmetics Industry                           co-founder of Apple
                                                                                                                                             Computer, will speak
                               use. “It was evident from     Association); Thailand “Focus Country” area (includ-
                                                                                                                                             at the Professional
                               our stylist focus groups      ing organic and naturally based skincare and body-                              Beauty Association
                             that an opportunity existed     care products not yet seen in the United States); and                           Annual Business
for the embossed See-Thru foil to complement our             the new Beauty Match service (allowing buyers to                                Forum on July 16.
smooth See-Thru foil products,” says Stephanie               sort through exhibitor profiles to identify products
Bohrer, marketing manager. Distributors who buy              addressing their specific needs) in the Professional
two cases (20 rolls per case) of the embossed 200-           Beauty Association booth.
foot rolls will get a free case (48 packs per case) of       Pavilion B: Packaging, Contract Mfg. & Private Label.
the embossed 35-count foil sheets.                           Beauty Match service at the Beauty-On-Line booth         NAHA
   Olivia Garden. The Couture client gown hit the            in the new Packaging Lounge.                             The 18th annual North American Hairstyling Awards
streets July 1. The stylish gown features a permanently      Pavilion C: Wellness & Spa. New Premiere Inspirational   will take place on July 15. Finalists from more than
embossed, pleated pattern with a lightweight, breath-        Design Area.                                             600 entries have been announced in 12 categories,
able, fabric; a patented belt loop with a Quick Release      Pavilion D: Professional Hair, Nails & Tools. New        including Hairstylist of the Year. Jim Markham will be
System; extra-long belt loops; a reinforced snap button;     meeting rooms directly off of the show floor.            inducted into the Hall of Leaders, and Yosh Toya will be

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                                          Industry update

                                         honored with a Lifetime Achievement
                                         Award. Entertainment Tonight correspon-
                                         dent Steven Cojocaru will emcee. The
                                         reception begins at 6:30 p.m.; the cer-        PAVILION A                              Alico Packaging
                                         emony starts at 8 p.m. A party will follow     Advanced Beauty Systems                 APR Packaging
                                         the ceremony.                                  American Personal Care Products         Attop Packaging Canada
                                                                                           Institute                            AYURI
                                         Poker Benefit                                  Ampro Industries                        Beauty Packaging/Rodman
                                         The Third Annual Hickey No Limit               Avancé/Ecru New York/DePasquale         China Packaging
                                         Texas Hold ’em Poker Showdown is set           Bass Brushes                            COBE Chem Labs & COBE
                                         for July 14 at 9 p.m. in the Palms Casino      Beauty 21 Cosmetics                       Color Cosmetics
                                         Resort. Contribute $1,000 to compete           Beauty Brazil                           Columbia Cosmetics Mfg.
                                         for a $30,000 prize pool. Fifty percent        Beauty Cloth Int’l                      Compax
                                         of all contributions will be donated to        Beauty Treats Int’l                     Cosmetic Lab
                                         the National Cosmetology Association’s         BioRx Labs/Dermagen-Montage             Cosmos Contract Filling
                                         Disaster Relief Fund in support of Hair-       Bonfi Natural                           Cosmos Plastics
                                         dressers Unlocking Hope and Habitat            Brushes by Karen/ColorStrokes           CoValence
                                         for Humanity. Enjoy a buffet, receive             Mineral Makeup                       Cosmetic/Personal Care CPC Packaging
                                         cocktail tickets and watch the action for      Crown Industries                        Crystal Claire Cosmetics
                                         just $40. For more information, contact        Dennis Green                            Ever Spring
                                         Emmett Hickey, 800/433-5303, ext. 12.          Donna Bella (Rilastil)                  FM Brush
                                                                                        Doo Gro/Nature’s Protein                Grafton Cosmetics
                                         SalonLife ’07                                  Eye Kandy Cosmetics                     Gujarat Glass Int’l
                                         The National Cosmetology Association           Gingi                                   Hair Systems
                                         is producing SalonLife ’07 on July 16-         Hollywood Beauty Imports                Handy Store Fixtures
                                         17. It focuses on creating success for         House Of Cheatham                       HCT Packaging
                                         salon professionals and offers oppor-          Hunsicker & Jones/Maui Vegas            IMA-Nova Packaging Systems
                                         tunities to learn from empowerment             ICMAD                                   James Alexander
                                         experts and salon industry icons.              Imperial Dax                            JSN Packaging & Industries
                                         Some topics and experts include: Per-          International Beauty Exchange           Lady Burd Cosmetics
                                         sonal Health with Dr. Mehmet Oz;               J. Strickland                           Lendell Mfg.
                                         Personal Finance with David Bach;              JBs Big Beauty                          Liquid Technologies
                                         Financial Success in the Salon with            Jethro Management                       Pack America Corp., The
                                         Nick Arrojo and Robert Cromeans;               Jillie’s Crush (Jillie Fisch)           Packaging Specialties
                                         and Staying Grounded in the Pro-               Jordana Cosmetics                       Primera Technology
                                         fessional Salon Industry with Dean             Karina/DCNL                             Saco
                                         Banowetz and Jan Arnold.                       Kathy Dallas Cosmetic                   Sampling Dimensions
                                                                                        Keystone Laboratories                   SeaCliff Packaging
                                         CEA Convention                                 Koco Spa Beauty Supply                  Swan Cosmetics De Mexico
                                         Cosmoprof North America won’t be the           M&M Products                            Wormser
                                         only salon industry event in Las Vegas         Make-up Designory
                                         this summer. The annual Cosmetol-              Mastey De Paris                         PAVILION C
                                         ogy Educators of America Convention            Murray’s/Parnevu                        ACIGI Relaxation/Fujiiryoki
                                         is scheduled for July 14-16 at the Las         Namaste Laboratories                    AYC Group
                                         Vegas Hilton. Educators will enjoy spe-        Natural Scents De Mexico                Beauty Beauty USA
                                         cial classes on the latest in hair, skin and   Novalash Eyelash Extensions             Beauty Mall
                                         nail education. Also offered are courses       Nutra Luxe M.D.                         Beyond Dental and Health
                                         such as classroom preparation and moti-        Palm Winds                              Bio Jouvance
                                         vation featuring many of the industry’s        Palmbay                                 Bronze Biologic
                                         top educators and specialists. For more        Rashell Cosmetics                       Canchi Agency
                                         information, call 800/831-1086 or visit        Royal & Langnickel (Royal Brush Mfg.)   Central Nails & Bty. Supply/
                                         beautyeducators.org.                           Rucci                                     Am. Bty. Connection/Bty. Source
                                                                                        Schwarzkopf & Henkel                    Dr. Jeff Skin Care/Beauty Attica
                                         Exhibitor Setup                                SkinApparel                             Edge Systems
                                         July 11: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., exhibitors with        Skinn Cosmetics/Cosmetic                European Touch
                                         60 square meters or more booth space              Development Labs/The Lab             Gentlewaves/Light Bioscience
                                         July 12: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., exhibitors with        Sormé Cosmetics                         Gulfstream Plastics
                                         60 square meters or more booth space           Spongetech/Spongeables                  Hollywood Face
                                         July 13: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., all domestic           SweetSpot Labs                          International Beauty Systems Group
                                         exhibitors                                     Swissco                                 J & A USA
                                         July 14: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., all exhibitors         T. Z. Case Int’l                        Millenia Productions/La Palms Products
                                                                                        Trash Ties                              Modern Basic Distributor
                                                                                        Upper Canada Soap & Candle Makers       Mystic Tan
                                                                                        ZnO/Ferity                              Nordic Care
                                                                                                                                Pour Elle Cosmetic (formerly
                                                                                        PAVILION B                                Allegra)
                                                                                        ABA Packaging                           Revitalight/Skincare Technology
                                                                                        Accutek Packaging                       Sometech
                                                                                        Action Bag                              Spa Management Journal

     July 2007   Beauty store Business
                                          Industry update
                                         Spa Revolutions                         Fake Bake Tanning Products              Lulu HornBaker/bettybeauty
                                         Spa Trends                              Famis Mfg.                              LURACO Technologies
                                         Surf Side                               Fantasia Industries                     Magic Ionic
                                         Sybaritic                               FHI HEAT                                Marianna Industries (Soma)
                                         Syneron                                 Fiske Industries                        Marilyn Brush/Camelot Haircare
                                         T4 Spa Concepts & Designs               Flowery Beauty Products                   Products
                                         TanTowel                                Foreign Concepts/Silly Stuff USA        Martin Group, The
                                         Total Venture Marketing                 Fran Wilson Cosmetics/                  Mastex Industries
                                         US Nails & Beauty Supply                   Beauty Solutions                     Maxius Systems/Maxius Beauty
                                         Wax ’n Waxing by Natural Way            Freeze 24/7 Int’l                       McCoy Enterprises (Feet First Spa)
                                         Your Name Professional Brands (Mana)    Frida Extensiones                       Mehaz/Spilo Worldwide
                                                                                 Fromm International/Jaguar/André        Metropolis Technology
                                         PAVILION D                              Fuji Nails & Beauty Supply              Miss Professional Nail Products
                                         44/20 (Economy Supply)                  GM & Associates                         Mix Use Na
                                         Adoree USA                              Garland Beauty Products                 Modern Salon/Vance Publishing
                                         Affinage-International Hair Cosmetics   Gelousy Gel Nail Systems/               Mona Lisa Hair
                                         Ahava North America                        Evolution Beauty Technologies        Nail Tek
                                         All Season Nails/Cina Nail Creations/   Gerry Udell                             Nails 2000 Int’l/Crystal Int’l
                                           Cuccio Naturalé/Star Nail Int’l       GetLook Int’l                           No-Miss/Healthy Alternative Cosmetics
                                         Alleghany Pharmacal                     Giovanni Cosmetics                      Nubar
                                         Amazing Shine (Nail World)              Golden Duck                             Olivia Garden
                                         American International Industries       Graham Professional Beauty Products     Orly Int’l
                                         Amerispa                                Greg Dawson & Associates                Oster Professional Products/
                                         Andis                                   HAIelite/Angles Beautycare Group          Arius Eickert
                                         Arco Group-Delon Laboratories-Iris      Hair U Wear                             OTC Beauty Magazine
                                         Art of Beauty                           HairArt                                 Palladio Beauty Group
                                         Arter Neon Sign                         Hayashi Tecnica                         Para Laboratories/Queen Helene
                                         Aware Products                          Helen of Troy                           Paul Brown Hawaii
                                         B&S Beauty Supply                       Her Styler                              Paul Lande Co.
                                         Barbar Artist                           Hers Nail Products                      Pebco
                                         Bass Brushes                            I & JC Corp.                            Performance Brands/Bask
                                         Bath Accessories/Xtended Beauty         Iden Cosmetics                          Phillips Brush
                                         Beaumont Products                       Innovative Beauty Concepts/Nail Esque   Pibbs Industries/Turbo Power/Parlux
                                         Beautique                               Innovative Beauty Lines                 Poshé/Almell Products
                                         Beautopia/Brocato/Kadus                 Innovative Salon Products               Pro Spa
                                         Belson Products                            (Loma Haircare)                      Product Club
                                         BES and HERGEN by Commco                Intercontinental Nail Products/         Professional Beauty Supply
                                         Beauty & Science                           KM Beauty Products                   PureOlogy Serious Colour Care
                                         Beauty Store Business/Inspire/          Interfashion USA                        Ram Products
                                           Creative Age Publications             InterMark•USA                           RBI Distributors: Solano Int’l/Tondeo
                                         Betty Dain Creations                    Intrinsics                              Robanda Int’l
                                         Bobby Co., The                          ISH Research Lab                        Salontech
                                         Nails/Bobit Publishing                  It’s So Easy                            Sani-Care Salon Products
                                         Brandon Femme                           Iwata Medea Beauty                      Sassi America
                                         Burmax                                  J&D Beauty Products                     Scolding Locks
                                         Cala Products                           Jatai Int’l                             Scruples
                                         CFN Beauty Representation               Jay Halaby & Associates                 Sewicob
                                         Checi (Lotrudic)                        Jay Stone Sales                         Shooting Star Int’l
                                         ColorMark/Streekers (ColorMetrics)      Jerome Russell                          Simco Products
                                         Colorpops Int’l                         Jessica Cosmetics Int’l                 Skyline Beauty Supply
                                         Cosmetic Design Group/UltraPro          Joewell                                 Soft Touch/Rudolph Int’l
                                         Cosmetic Insurance Service/Frenkel      Jon Renau/easihair                      Spornette/Battalia
                                         Cricket Co., The                        Kayline Enterprises                     Sprayco (M. Jacob & Sons)
                                         Dar Yaw Industry                        KDS Nail Int’l                          Starlight Nail Supplies
                                         DeMert/Develop 10/Professional          Keune Haircosmetics USA                 Sun Laboratories
                                         Denman                                  King Research                           Sun Publishing
                                         Dennis Bernard                          Kirschner Group, The                    Super Million Hair/Bioken
                                         DermaPro                                KLIX Hair                               Supre/Hempz
                                         Diamond Towel & Supply                  KMX Spa Corp/KMX                        T3 Micro
                                         Divi Int’l                              Krest Combs                             Tam Enterprises
                                         Donnamax                                Kupa                                    Tamsco Shears and Instruments
                                         DWA (Red Deer): Kasho/Efalock           Lamoon                                  Tecom Group
                                         EOH Beauty Brands                       Lamour Nail Products                    Thermafuse
                                         ERGO Research                           L’Avant Garde                           Tolco
                                         Essie Cosmetics                         Lazer Nails/Q-Tickles                   Tom Donohue & Associates
                                         Estetica USA                            LC Trading Int’l                        Tonytail Co., The
                                         EsthéticPlus/Elegant Brush              Le Chat/Dare to Wear                    Tu-K Industries
                                         Esuchen Lab                             Lexor                                   Turbo Ion
                                         Eve Trading Co.                         Light Elegance Nail Products            Tweezerman Int’l
                                         Export Magazine                         Louis & Associates                      UFP Technologies

     July 2007   Beauty store Business
  Industry update

Van Nest Coleman & Associates
Varisi Products/Alva Jade                   Helen of Troy
                                            Acquires Belson Products
VB Cosmetics
Vernico Products
Via San Francisco
W.R. Rayson
W.S. Industries                             Helen of troy announced on May 7 that it acquired competitor Belson products, the professional salon division of applica Consumer
Wahl Professional                           products, for an undisclosed amount.
William Marvy Co.                               Belson’s lines include electrical haircare appliances, brushes and combs, shears, and spa products and accessories, and
Woodward Laboratories                       its brands include Gold ’N Hot, Mega Hot, Comare, Shear technology, profiles, Belson, Belson pro, Curlmaster and premiere.
Worcester Reading                           Belson reported sales of $54.9 million in 2005.
YCC Products                                    In an interview on May 9, art august, president of Helen of troy’s professional division, stressed that Belson will be run as a
YesImEx                                     separate company based in el paso, texas, within the professional division he oversees and under the Helen of troy umbrella.
Zadro Products                                  Belson will have its own marketing and sales forces, including its existing manufacturers rep firms (CFN Beauty
Zotos Int’l                                 Representation in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest; Jay Stone Sales in the Southwest; Van Nest Coleman &
                                            associates in the West; and Martin ury associates in puerto Rico). “there will be no mixing or merging of marketing and
MEETING ROOMS                               sales between Belson and Helen of troy whatsoever,” added august, a longtime Helen of troy executive who became
Colomer USA                                 division president earlier this year in a professional-retail corporate restructuring in anticipation of growth within both
European Touch                              markets. He expects to hire about 15 people for Belson’s in-house sales, marketing and customer service.
OPI Products                                    “With its Gold ’N Hot brand, Belson is the dominant player in the professional ethnic business by far,” stated august.
TIGI                                        Helen of troy believes there “are opportunities to grow Belson in the ethnic and general markets, including the
                                            development of new brands where necessary.”
For exhibitor booth numbers, please visit       Helen of troy has been a success in the professional market by offering “good, better, best, very best and ultimate best”
cosmoprofnorthamerica.com.                  brands and not private labeling.
                                                Belson will launch about 15 new products at Cosmoprof North america, he commented. Helen of troy will launch between
*As of 4/28/07 from show producers
                                            20 and 25 new products at the show, according to august. Belson and Helen of troy will have separate booths there, as well
                                            as pre-show manufacturers rep sales meetings on different days.

     July 2007   Beauty store Business
Bits aNd Pieces
L’Oréal UsA has acquired PureOlogy Research and made it part of its
Professional Products Division. pureOlogy generated $57 million in sales during
the past year....spilo Worldwide has acquired color Design systems and
added a number of new brands to its exclusives, including Hot sock Dryer
Diffusers, NuBone ii combs, Million Dollar Bonnet, Midnight Weave cap,
the edge silicone cap, Fat cat tipping Needles and curvi-Blocks. “We’re
aggressively pursuing other acquisitions to further expand our offerings,” says
Marc Spilo, president....Monika Nagy has joined Spilo as the marketing manager for
signature by Mehaz, HairWare, Just for Beauty and other Spilo sundry brands....
American international industries has acquired certain ProLinc assets, including
but not limited to, trademarks and brands such as callus eliminator and
callus Away!....cinaPro has unveiled its website at cinapro.com with a
page for dealers, export customers and salon professionals. Webinars
for nail techs are planned....In Florida, Beauty systems Group plans to open
an additional 29 “net new stores” by January 2008. BSG has also picked up
distribution rights to Aquage, formerly distributed by Beauty Alliance, in
its Florida stores and dSC channel there....the American Beauty supply
Association will hold its first-ever ABsA Hair & Beauty expo on aug. 5 and 6
at the Meadowlands expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Manufacturers and
wholesalers will exhibit, and up to 350 booths are expected. the event, which
also includes a golf tournament and an after-dinner performance by singer dae
Kwan Song, is free for any OtC nationwide. airfare and hotel reimbursements
are available. as many as 1,800 attendees are expected. Call the aBSa office,
314/963-4440, or email absabeauty@yahoo.com....Natural Products expo east
will take place on Sept. 27-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Registration
is free for qualified retail buyers, brokers and distributors until aug. 24. Visit
expoeast.com or call 866/458-4935.

BeauTy alliance
Honors Its Store Managers
More than 110 awards for 2006 were handed out at the Beauty Alliance Stores’
mid-April meeting in Orlando, Florida, including 11 prestigious 4 Star Performer
trophies to the distributorship’s top store managers.
   The 11 are Theresa Green, Murfreesboro, Tennessee;
Holly Light, St. Petersburg, Florida; Janice Cox, Orange
Park, Florida; Darlene Palmieri, Port St. Lucie, Florida;
Frannie McKee, Greenville, South Carolina; Ariel Mejia,
Berwyn, Illinois; Shea Hullender, Athens, Georgia; Noel
Phillips, Panama City, Florida; James Watson, Woodstock,
Georgia; Elizabeth Collings, Orange City, Florida; and
Craig Turner, Anniston, Alabama.
                                                            Among Beauty Alliance Stores’
   “We have a Star Performer Program for managers, 4 Star Performer winners were
and Level 4 is the highest they can achieve in our bonus store manager Theresa Green
program,” says Marcia Light-White, distribution director at (top image, center) with Caryn
                                                            Neff and Gregg Emery; and
Beauty Alliance Stores. “These 11 achieved that level every store manager James Watson
quarter of the year.” The trophies came with a free night (bottom image, center) with
out on the town, including dinner, wine and a chauffeur. Ernie Thomason and Emery.
   In addition, 98 stores took home awards for High-
est Volume with a specific manufacturer and Highest
Percentage Increase with a specific manufacturer.
   Others were also honored: Mehaz/Spilo Worldwide,
Sundry Company of the Year; Spa Ritual, Nail Company
of the Year; Sexy Hair Concepts, Haircare Company of
the Year; Matrix Essentials, Top Manufacturer Partner
of the Year; and Steve Hass, The Kirschner Group, Top
Rep of the Year.

                                                                                             beautystorebusiness.com July 2007

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