Revlon Professional Worldwide, a group of Revlon Consumer Products Corporation in New York City, has announced its acquisition of Creative Nail Design Systems (Vista, Calif.) for an undisclosed amount. Creative Nail Design Systems will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. “We are eager to use Revlon's nail technology, color expertise, global marketing, and merchandising skills to better service our distributors and nail technicians,” stated Jim Nordstrom, chairman of Creative Nail Design Systems. Says John Hammer, president of Revlon Professional USA, “The acquisition will reinforce our ongoing mission of glamour, excitement, and innovation, as well as our salon heritage which began in 1932.” Jim Nordstrom and President Jan Nordstrom Arnold will continue to run Creative Nail Design Systems.

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