The largest retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies, Sally Beauty launched a business accelerator program to help female entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Leveraging their track record of supporting emerging products and entrepreneurs, the retailer is well positioned to have a meaningful impact through the Sally Beauty Cultivate program.
“We are thrilled to launch the Sally Beauty Cultivate program,” said Carrie McDermott, President of Sally Beauty. “We continue to be inspired by all of the terrific women entrepreneurs we have met over the years and believe in supporting women who are developing products to make her best accessory, her hair, even better.”
Sally Beauty is actively looking for innovative hair care products and brands that will address the needs of their customers, that are female-owned, and that are looking to expand their businesses. The top brand will receive $25,000 in financial support, product distribution at SallyBeauty.com, mentorship from the Sally Beauty team, and access to influencers at one of the business’ monthly influencer events.
Jamira Johnson, VP Digital and Innovation at Sally Beauty, commented, “Sally Beauty has a long history of collaborating with women entrepreneurs to help launch their brands in our stores and online. We’re excited to identify the next wave of women entrepreneurs and help support them through the Sally Beauty Cultivate program.” She continues, “We believe there is so much hair care innovation happening every day in women’s homes, salons, and communities, and we want to encourage that innovation to thrive and grow.”
Sally Beauty Cultivate – For Women By Women program will be taking applications between June 18 and July 18. Apply here.
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