Sally Beauty Holdings

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Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Type Public
Traded as NYSESBH
Industry Beauty
Founded 1994
Headquarters Denton, Texas
Key people Gary Winterhalter (CEO, 2013-2015)
Products Beauty products

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBH) is an international speciality retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with revenues of more than US$2.6 billion annually.

Through the Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses, the Company sells and distributes through over 4,000 stores, including approximately 200 franchised units, throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Puerto Rico, Mexico, France, Ireland, Spain and Germany.

Sally Beauty Supply stores offer more than 6,000 products for hair, skin, and nails through professional lines such as Clairol, L'Oreal, Wella, and Conair, as well as an extensive selection of proprietary merchandise.

Beauty Systems Group stores, branded as CosmoProf or Armstrong McCall stores, along with its outside sales consultants, sell up to 9,800 professionally branded products including Paul Mitchell, Wella, Sebastian, Goldwell, and TIGI which are targeted exclusively for professional and salon use and resale to their customers.[1]


Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. is the largest distributor of professional beauty products in the U.S. based on store count. The Company operates primarily through two business segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group (BSG).

- Opened in New Orleans 50 years ago 
- Leader in stable, growing professional beauty supply channel 
- Headquartered in Denton, Texas 
- 16,500 employees working in 11 countries
- Approximately 4,500 stores worldwide
- $3.6 billion in sales in 2013 
- Operations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Mexico, France, Ireland, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands
- Product categories include hair color, hair care, hair dryers and hair styling appliances, nail and skin care, and other beauty products
- Traded on NYSE under ticker symbol SBH
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Corporate governance[edit]

Gary Winterhalter became the company's CEO in 2013.[citation needed] Winterhalter will step down from the CEO role at the end of the first quarter, 2015 and take the role of executive chairman, which he will hold through the beginning of 2018.[2] Coincident with Winterhalter's transition, Christian Brickman will take the CEO role.[2] Effective June 2, 2014, Brickman was the company's President and COO.[2]


  1. ^ "Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.". Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Abril, Danielle (1 May 2014). "Sally Beauty to replace its CEO, incurs $1.1M cost from data breach". Dallas Business Journal. 

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