Profile: Sally Beauty Holdings Inc (SBH)
24 May 2019
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., incorporated on June 16, 2006, is an international specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with operations primarily in North America, South America and Europe. The Company operates through two business segments: Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group (BSG). Sally Beauty Supply is a domestic and international chain of cash and carry retail stores, which offers professional beauty supplies to both salon professionals and retail customers primarily in North America, Puerto Rico, and parts of Europe and South America. BSG, including its franchise-based business Armstrong McCall, is a full service beauty supply distributor, which offers professional brands of beauty products directly to salons and salon professionals through its own sales force and professional-only stores (including franchise stores) in partially exclusive geographical territories in North America and parts of Europe. As of September 30, 2016, the Company operated a multi-channel platform of 4,937 company-operated stores and supplied 182 franchised stores. Sally Beauty Supply targets retail consumers and salon professionals, while BSG targets salons and salon professionals.
Sally Beauty Supply
As of September 30, 2016, Sally Beauty Supply operated 3,763 company-operated retail stores (generally under the Sally Beauty banner), 2,917 of which are located in the United States, with the remaining 846 company-operated retail stores located in Canada, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. Sally Beauty Supply also supplied 18 franchised stores located in the United Kingdom, Belgium and certain other European countries. Its Sally Beauty stores carry a range of professional beauty supplies for both retail customers and salon professionals, featuring an average of 8,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of beauty products across product categories, including hair color, hair care, skin and nail care, beauty sundries and styling tools. Its Sally Beauty stores carry third-party brands, such as Clairol, CHI, China Glaze, OPI and Conair, as well as a selection of exclusive-label merchandise.
Beauty Systems Group
As of September 30, 2016, BSG operated 1,174 company-operated retail stores (generally under the CosmoProf banner) with 1,074 located in the United States and the remaining 100 company-operated retail stores located in Canada. In addition, as of September 30, 2016, BSG supplied 164 franchised stores and had a sales force of approximately 936 professional distributor sales consultants in the United States, Canada, Mexico and certain European countries. BSG and Armstrong McCall stores provide a range of professional beauty products, featuring an average of 9,500 SKUs of merchandise, that include hair color, hair care, skin and nail care, beauty sundries and styling tools. Stores are segmented into distinctive areas arranged by product type with certain areas dedicated to third-party brands, such as Paul Mitchell, Wella, Sebastian, Goldwell, Joico and Aquage. BSG's www.loxabeauty.com is a Website designed to connect salon professionals with their customers and offers approximately 5,000 SKUs of manufacturer-authorized professional beauty products (including third-party brands such as Paul Mitchell, Rusk, Sebastian, CHI and Joico).
The Company competes with L'Oreal.
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc
3001 Colorado Blvd
DENTON TX 76210-6802