Sally Beauty owner makes purchase

A. Lee Graham Reporter

Beauty Systems Group LLC, a subsidiary of Denton-based Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., has purchased certain assets of Essential Salon Products Inc. Included in the transaction are the acquisition of 12 Essential Salon stores, several new direct sales consultants and exclusive distribution rights to professional hair care brands. Essential Salon stores are located in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and New Hampshire. “This acquisition is consistent with our strategy to gain additional exclusive distribution rights of prestige hair care brands in the U.S.,” said John Golliher, president of the Beauty Systems Group, commenting in a news release. “The addition of Essential Salon’s 12 stores and talented employees should further strengthen BSG’s position in the Northeast,” Golliher said. Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies, sells and distributes through 4,500 stores, including about 200 franchised units, throughout the U.S. and 11 other countries. More information is available at