January 17, 2008
L’Oreal’s U.S. division, L’Oreal USA, has acquired Columbia Beauty Supply.
January 3, 2008
Several well-known nail product manufacturers have been purchased by larger beauty industry companies. Realys, Flowery Beauty Products, and Chéci have all been bought.
July 27, 2007
Effective May 11, 2007, American International Industries will be the sole distributor of the ProLinc brand line of products.
November 13, 2006
King Research has sold its manufactured goods business to BlueCo Brands Corporation of Milwaukee, Wis.
January 10, 2006
Alberto-Culver Company has made a $2.6 billion agreement to spin-off Sally Beauty Company, the world’s number-one marketer of professional beauty supplies, and merge it with Regis Corporation, a global leader in beauty salons, hair restoration centers, and beauty education.
July 29, 2005
American International Industries (AII) has acquired some of Seche's assets, including popular-selling top coat Seche Vite.
July 6, 2005
American International Industries (AII) has acquired China Glaze, Winning Nails, Waterworks, Strata Polished Nail, and Gypsy Lash brands from Worldwide Cosmetics.
December 1, 2002
July 1, 2000
Revlon has announced the sale of its Worldwide Professional Products business, which includes Creative Nail Design, to The Colomer Group.
August 1, 1998
July 1, 1997
May 1, 1997
A towel company is the newest to Graham's acquisitioins
October 1, 1994
In keeping with their commitment to salons, Matrix will remain professional-only.
February 1, 1989
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