Wella and its sister brands are on the block again after Coty’s recent announcement regarding its plans to sell its professional beauty division. Ranking #2 in the global professional hair care market, according to Kline’s Salon Hair Care Global Series, makes Coty an attractive business to potential buyers. Drawing on 60 years of knowledge in the beauty industry, Kline analyzes some of its staple brands in the professional hair care segment as well as the potential new owners of them.Continue reading
As 2018 closes, we are looking back at the salon hair care market’s performance wondering what changes the year has brought to the industry and where did the market land in comparison to its historical performance. Between 2017 and 2018, the salon hair care industry grew at a steady pace of around 3%, although the category and country market performance varied. For example, while the U.S. market shows some slowdown compared to previous years, the Chinese market blossoms, driven by the development of e-commerce. In light of the recent changes on the global landscape, some of the key questions salon hair care players should be asking themselves include:Continue reading
Earlier this week, top executives from the U.S. salon industry gathered at the 2013 International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) Conference in San Antonio, TX, marking the organization’s 40th anniversary.
Among the highlights of Monday’s activities included a panel discussion moderated by Cosmoprof’s Pat Neville. Panel participants included Reuben Carranza, CEO of Wella, The Salon Professional Division of P&G North America; Martin Flaherty, Senior VP of Business Development at Colomer Beauty Brands USA; and Kristin Firrell, VP of Product Development and Education at John Paul Mitchell Systems.
Here are some of the highlights from the panel discussion:Continue reading