The Stephan Co. (SPCO)
The Stephan Co., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, sells, and distributes hair care and personal care products. It operates in two segments, Distributors and Brands. The Distributors segment sells to distributors that purchase company's hair care products, and beauty and barber supplies for resale to salons, barbershops, and beauty schools, as well as operates as a mail order, and online barber and beauty supply company. This segment also sells products directly to cosmetology schools. The Brands segment manufacture and sells products to mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, and supermarkets that sells hair care and other personal care products directly to the end user; and distributors that sell to retailers. The company manufactures Image and Sorbie hair care products that are sold through distributors to salons; and Cashmere Bouquet talc, Quinsana Medicated talc, Balm Barr and Stretch Mark creams and lotions, Protein 29 liquid and gel grooming aids, and Stiff Stuff and Wildroot hair care products. It also markets a line of cosmetics through online and mail order channels; and manufactures and sells shampoos, hair treatments, after-shave lotion, dandruff lotion, hair conditioners, and hair spray under the brand name STEPHAN'S, as well as Lekari, New Era, OLD 97, and Imágen. In addition, it markets Hope, Interlude, and Fade-away brand names through various retail chains. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The Stephan Co. was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.