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Mark Hill Salon Professional hair care to premiere at Walgreens, Duane Reade
July 22nd, 2013
NEW YORK and DEERFIELD, Ill. – Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by internationally acclaimed hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade drug stores this month.
The companies said Monday that the U.S. debut of the Mark Hill Salon Professional hair care line marks one of the product launches arising from the partnership that Walgreens and Alliance Boots formed last summer.
Mark Hill Salon Professional, which has drawn a large following since its 2004 launch in the United Kingdom exclusively at Boots health and beauty retail stores, will offer 17 salon-quality products priced under $12 at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores as well as on Walgreens.com, drugstore.com and US.Boots.com.
"I've spent more than 15 years creating a range of hair care products that are of such high quality that they are used every day in my salon," celebrity hairstylist Hill said in a statement. "To bring an effective, yet affordable range to the U.S. is absolutely a dream come true."
Shannon Curtin, divisional vice president and general merchandise manager of beauty and personal care at Walgreens, commented, "As part of our vision to be the first choice for health and daily living, our beauty team is committed to offering customers exciting products to help them achieve the latest trends and styles. By offering Mark Hill Salon Professional products, shoppers can now take advantage of celebrity-worthy, salon-caliber hair care products at great value from their local Walgreens."
The full range of products being offered at Walgreens and Duane Reade includes a range of shampoos, conditioners and hair treatments, priced at $9.99 to $11.99.
"Mark has created fantastic, high-quality hair care products, inspired by the women who come to his salon every day," stated Gordon Farquhar, managing director of Boots Retail USA. "Mark has a very successful business in the U.K., putting his passion and expertise into every detail, and we look forward to building his brand in the U.S."
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