Gary Winterhalter announced that it has acquired F.H. Loeffler Company.
Gary Winterhalter, president of Sally Beauty Co. USA, announced that it has acquired F.H. Loeffler Company. Beauty Systems Group (BSG), a division of Sally Beauty Supply Co., purchased the distributorship in October 1996. Rochester, N.Y.-based Loeffler is comprised of 13 stores in upstate New York and Erie, Pa., and 20 direct- to-salon salespeople; it will operate under BSG. BSG also purchased Miller and Gould Beauty Supply in September 1996 and R.M. Barnum in January 1996. Based in Cleveland, Barnum employs 46 salespeople at 18 stores in northeast Ohio. Miller and Gould, based in Youngstown, Ohio, is comprised of five stores and 15 salespeople. BSG is also the parent company of Victory Beauty Systems, Hillside, Ill.