Group subsidiary Lâ€™OrÃ©al USA has just announced the acquisition, for its SalonCentric division, of the professional distribution business of the New Jersey-based company Emiliani Enterprises.
Well established in the metropolitan New York area, New Jersey and Connecticut, Emiliani Enterprises supplies hair salons through a network of representatives and sales outlets open only to professionals.
The SalonCentric division of Lâ€™OrÃ©al USA is thus extending its distribution in the United States, which now covers 48 states. This acquisition reflects the constant determination of the Professional Products Division to offer a better service to American hair salons.
Lâ€™OrÃ©al, the worldâ€™s leading beauty company, has catered to all forms of beauty in the world for over 100 years and has built an unrivalled portfolio of 27 international, diverse and complementary brands. With sales amounting to 20.3 billion euros in 2011, Lâ€™OrÃ©al employs 68,900 people worldwide. Regarding sustainable development, Corporate Knights, a Global Responsible Investment Network, has selected L'OrÃ©al for its 2012 ranking of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. L'OrÃ©al has received this distinction for the 5th consecutive year. www.loreal.com
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