Sally History

1964 - First Sally Beauty store in New Orleans 1972 - Leonard Lavin asks Renzulli to move to New Orleans to head up Sally Beauty

1978

Sally opens its 25th store.

1982

Sally headquarters moves to Denton, Texas. Between new openings and acquisitions, number of stores leaps to 119.

1991

Renzulli launches the Sally canister fund-raising campaign to support breast cancer research at the City of Hope. Sally reaches 1,000-store milestone.

1992

City of Hope names Renzulli as the recipient of the “Spirit of Life” award, establishes the Michael H. Renzulli Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research. Renzulli raises more than $400,000 in a single night during a gala dinner and in the next few years raises more than a million dollars for the cause.

1995

Sally Beauty expands to Japan.

1998

Sally reaches both $1 billion in sales and 1800 stores.

1999

As Chairman of the Beauty Ball, Renzulli raises more than $240,000 to promote careers in cosmetology.

2000

Sally Beauty magazine launches.

2002

The inauguration of the Sally Cup, an award and $10,000 prize given to the highest scorer in the tryouts for the U.S. Ladies Hairdressing team, to encourage excellence in competition and the support for careers in cosmetology.

2005

The largest distributor of beauty products in the world, Sally Beauty moves into its new Denton headquarters. Each company store stocks thousands of well-known and hard-to-find products.

Sally continues its ongoing support of breast cancer research at City of Hope and presented a check for $100,000 at the annual gala event in Las Vegas in 2004 bringing the total Sally Beauty has raised to more than 3 million.

2006

Mike Spinozzi joins Sally Beauty Supply as President. Mr. Spinozzi is responsible for store operations, merchandising, marketing, distribution, e-commerce and financial planning for Sally Beauty stores in the US and Canada.

2008

Since establishing the Sally Beauty Anniversary Fund in 2005, Sally Beauty has provided over $150,000 in funds to support domestic abuse shelters across the country. In 2008, Sally Beauty Supply donated $44,000 to 23 different shelters to help them meet the needs of the women and children they serve.

2010

The 4,000th store for Sally Beauty Holdings is a Sally Beauty Supply store that opened in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 19, 2010. Sally Beauty Supply now has over 2,500 stores in the US and Canada and is in 10 countries around the world.

1964

First Sally store opens in New Orleans

First Sally Beauty store in New Orleans

1969

Alberto-Culver acquires Sally Beauty

1972

Mike Renzulli, a former Philadelphia pharmacist, is employed at Alberto-Culver as a brand manager. Leonard Lavin asks Renzulli to move to New Orleans to head up Sally Beauty, a small cash-and-carry beauty supply store.

Leonard Lavin asks Renzulli to move to New Orleans to head up Sally Beauty

1978

Sally opens its 25th store.

Sally's 25th store and their new headquarters in Denton, Texas

1982

Sally headquarters moves to Denton, Texas. Between new openings and acquisitions, number of stores leaps to 119.

1983

Salon equipment division, Sally Quickship, debuts.

1987

Sally acquires the 30 Ogee beauty stores in the U.K., marking its first international venture. At home, Sally celebrates the opening of its 500th store and more than $130 million in sales and moves into its Support Center at 3900 Morse Street in Denton.

1991

Renzulli launches the Sally canister fund-raising campaign to support breast cancer research at the City of Hope. Sally reaches 1,000-store milestone.

Renzulli launches Sally canister fund-raising campaign

1992

City of Hope names Renzulli as the recipient of the “Spirit of Life” award, establishes the Michael H. Renzulli Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research. Renzulli raises more than $400,000 in a single night during a gala dinner and in the next few years raises more than a million dollars for the cause.

1993

Sally reaches $500 million in sales.

1994

1,200 Sally stores. Launches “CelebHead” national survey on best star hairstyles and consumer beauty trends. Sally Beauty canisters raise $12,000 for the City of Hope and $12,000 for Cosmetology Advancement Foundation beauty school scholarships.

1995

Sally Beauty expands to Japan.

1996

Reaching the 1,500-store mark, Sally expands to Germany. New Sally stores are opening at the rate of three a day. Launches SallyCares, an umbrella program supporting breast cancer research at the City of Hope, CAF scholarships and the Shelter Program, an effort to help victims of domestic abuse rebuild their confidence and their lives.

1998

Sally reaches both $1 billion in sales and 1800 stores.

1999

As Chairman of the Beauty Ball, Renzulli raises more than $240,000 to promote careers in cosmetology.

2000

Sally Beauty magazine launches.

2001

The debut of www.sallybeauty.com, a website featuring information and education for Sally’s three customers: the working professional, the beauty school student and the consumer. 2,300 Sally stores opened, including new locations in Mexico.

2002

The inauguration of the Sally Cup, an award and $10,000 prize given to the highest scorer in the tryouts for the U.S. Ladies Hairdressing team, to encourage excellence in competition and the support for careers in cosmetology.

2003

Breaks ground for a new 200,000-sq-ft Worldwide Support Center in Denton, Texas. Donations for scholarships in the merchandising and journalism departments of University of North Texas and grants to Texas Woman’s University Foundation reach $1 million.

2004

Halle Berry wins Best Female Celebrity Hair in the Sally CelebHead consumer poll for the third year in a row. 2,400 stores, $1.4 billion in sales and counting.

2005

The largest distributor of beauty products in the world, Sally Beauty moves into its new Denton headquarters. Each company store stocks thousands of well-known and hard-to-find products.

Sally continues its ongoing support of breast cancer research at City of Hope and presented a check for $100,000 at the annual gala event in Las Vegas in 2004 bringing the total Sally Beauty has raised to more than 3 million.

2005

Gary Winterhalter is promoted to President of Sally Beauty Company from President of Sally Beauty North America in May of 2005.

2006

Mike Spinozzi joins Sally Beauty Supply as President. Mr. Spinozzi is responsible for store operations, merchandising, marketing, distribution, e-commerce and financial planning for Sally Beauty stores in the US and Canada.

2006

On November 16, 2006, Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. becomes a freestanding company traded on the NYSE under the symbol SBH. President and CEO Gary Winterhalter and Mike Spinozzi, President of Sally Beauty Supply LLC and other SBH executives are present for the Opening Bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange. Sally Beauty Supply LLC is an operating unit of Sally Beauty Holdings. Photo courtesy of New York Stock Exchange

2008

Since establishing the Sally Beauty Anniversary Fund in 2005, Sally Beauty has provided over $150,000 in funds to support domestic abuse shelters across the country. In 2008, Sally Beauty Supply donated $44,000 to 23 different shelters to help them meet the needs of the women and children they serve.

2009

On January 30, 2009, the first Sally Beauty in Alaska opened in Wasilla. There are now stores in every state in the US except Hawaii.

2010

The 4,000th store for Sally Beauty Holdings is a Sally Beauty Supply store that opened in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 19, 2010. Sally Beauty Supply now has over 2,500 stores in the US and Canada and is in 10 countries around the world.

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