The popularity of the company's 90 products, however, has led to an unanticipated problem: counterfeiting and diversion of both phony and real Paul Mitchell products to retail outlets. I will look into this. (call 888-389-8884 for a Product Control Kit). Change), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Diversion occurs when the product isn't exclusively sold in authorized salons or spas. Phone: 781-275-8566. Change). This diversion of Paul Mitchell product including a round trip to and from China continued until JPMS stopped shipping goods to CDM in March of 1999. + Awapuhi Keratriplex Treatment. More comments please, I want to continue this dialogue as I think most salons dont know the depth of this. PROFESSIONAL TREATMENT . The Wal Mart situation..the salons that are inside of the Wal mart stores are owned by Regis. Exclusive KeraTriplex absorbs into the hair to repair and seal damaged sites. Kenra has done a better job than most at fighting diversion. Thats why you should only purchase Paul Mitchell products within the professional beauty salon industry. Salon brand diverters By: Connie Lang on June 9, 2008 at 3:17 pm, Patrick, I talked to the President of JPMS today, Luke Jacobellis and he said that Aveda is in a lot less salons, just not as much of the product out there and that they have direct and controlled distribution but you do see it diverted. Also, New York has a Paul Mitchell the School. in Santa Clarita, California. This is big business and shampoo is the least of the diversion problems. Follow us on Instagram. Connie and Vikki. I am not a lawyer but petitions demonstrate numbers and the numbers of people whom are upset about a common issue that hinders their health, life, and even their lively hood. At Paul Mitchell, we dont tolerate it and we do everything that we can to control the problem. There is also a salon 10 miles from my salon that sells PM at wholesale prices. WASHINGTON Rep. Paul Mitchell (MI-10), Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Rep. Brian Mast (FL-18), and Gina Zuckerman of the Cargo Airline Association made the following statement announcing Rep. Mast will be the new Air Cargo Caucus Co-Chair in the 117th Congress: Like us on Facebook. The 400 salon owners and stylists received it PCA Skin Care. We're proud to make a differenceand it's so much fun, we call it FUNraising. Oftentimes these products are old, stolen, counterfeit or tampered with, and they even cost more! As a new professional in the industry that is filled with wonderful people from our salon talent to distributors or manufacturers like yours Connie and Vikki the topic of Diversion must continue to be brought out and taken head on!! Paul Mitchell Anti-Diversion: Sit Down. Oftentimes these products are old, Display diversion control materials in you salon and retail area. Bedford, MA 01730. David D. Mitchell 30 Apr 1760 York, York, Pennsylvania - 28 Jan 1836 managed by Patrick McCormick. Way to go Margaret! If you care about the industry tell the world and stop hiding Most major online retailers, chain pharmacies, big box and grocery stores are not authorized to carry salon products, period. I tell clients what to use and they buy from the guy in Upper. Paul Mitchell's warning label To obtain the products, companies go to extreme lengths: theft, liquidation, fraud, or breach of distribution contract. I will tell you what we are doing about it and what I know about it. Oftentimes these products are old, stolen, counterfeit or tampered with. The large retail chains purchase Paul Mitchell Professional Haircare Products from a company by the name of Quality King. Less than 1% of students at Paul Mitchell the School came from a Ive approached the managers of stores in our city (such as Meijer) and they say they have no control over ordering as it comes from corporate. One of the biggest challenges I see is that although we each have a responsibility to educate our clients on diversion, we as small businesses have little to no control over the stores who carry the diverted Paul Mitchell products. MDAA is an independent state agency whose mission is to support the eleven elected Massachusetts District Attorneys and their staff, including approximately 785 prosecutors and Paul Mitchell The School Atlanta. (LogOut/ Someone start, ask a question, make a statement, give everyone an opinion. Connie, By: Connie on August 28, 2009 at 6:09 pm. Paul Mitchell even tried to get a law passed that would make diversioin illegal. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab Arrow Paper is a New England based distributor. Until the government does something to protect consumers from this under health and safety it will go on. its a big stinking problemit hurts our business, lets talk honestly and without emotion so we can look at this monster objectively. Diversion occurs when professional salon products are sold by unauthorized retailers. In the ad, we explain that you should not buy our products in Drugstores, Grocery Stores or Discount stores. Paul Mitchell markets its hair care products exclusively to authorized distributors and salons; Ultimate Salon is one of these authorized distributors. 428 North Rd. Consumers who suspect they've purchased a diverted Paul Mitchell, Matrix, or Redken product should contact the company. By: Paul Mitchell Ohio on June 25, 2007 at 9:02 pm. Paul Mitchell Paul Mitchell: Smoothing Duo HOLIDAY $9.38 Tea Tree Tea Tree: Hydrating Gift Set HOLIDAY $13.13 Tea Tree Tea Tree: Invigorating Gift Set HOLIDAY $10.50 Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Change), You are commenting using your Google account. By: Jennifer on June 23, 2007 at 3:18 am. Wal-mart is one of my problems. Diversion occurs when professional salon products are sold by unauthorized retailers and e-tailers. JOHN PAUL MITCHELL SYSTEMS Vikki Bresnahan, Director of Brand Protection Diversion does more to damage the integrity of our industry than any other issue. I NEVER see their products in drug stores etc, and you know there must be huge demand for it. Each of my employees including myself is taking a store that diverts PM products and jotting down the price. By: Paul Mitchell Ohio on February 7, 2010 at 5:37 pm, Our salon Pecchias is doing our own research on diversion in our area. Its a matter of ethics with the people we deal with. Dont sell to diverters and report diverters if/when you are approached. Judges pretty much have the opinion that Its shampoo, not a murder case.. At this point JPMS cant even recall products that need to be because of being old etc. John Paul DeJoria, the co-founder of this great company, does everything he can to spread the word about diversion to consumers and salon professionals he is behind our diversion control efforts 100% and with his support we have cut off millions of dollars in diversion in the last year alone. We have produced educational materials for salons so that they can educate themselves and in turn their customers and staff about diversion. Loxa Beauty, a division of authorized Paul Mitchell Distributor Beauty Systems Group (BSG), is an ecommerce solution that gives Paul Mitchell the opportunity to strengthen our longtime commitment to the professional beauty industry, while further supporting the success of hairdressers and taking the next step in our fight against diversion. Educate yourselves about diversion so you can educate your customers. Facebook. QK is the largest redistributor of grey/black market products in the word. Why doesnt JPMS simply copy whatever Aveda does to stop diversion? Diverted product changes hands so many times, its often more expensiveas much as a dollar or more than the suggested retail price! Our products are guaranteed only when purchased on PaulMitchell.com, a professional Salon, Paul Mitchell School, or from one of our authorized online retailers. The way diversion works is this. They send a van weekly to pick up products from salons who keep an inventory on shelves, posing as real salons and selling the newely arrived order from their distributor out the back door and making anywhere from a 7 to 10% profit margin on these products. Shampoo tested by Paul Mitchell obtained from a source other than a salon tested positive for bacteria, which could cause infections. By: Paul Mitchell Ohio on February 7, 2010 at 5:39 pm. If you would like more information on diversion check out the http://www.paulmitchell.com or http://www.paulmitchellpro.com or call 888-398-8884. Shampoo is the least problem, food, drugs, baby food, cigarettes and more is also diverted. Paul Mitchell is the only manufacture with a national TV ad that targets the consumer and talks to them about diversion. Insist your clients use what you recommend, they really want to know what you recommend and prescribe. When salon owner Kenneth Anders told Kenra that some of its products were being sold at an Ohio drugstore, Kenra told him to buy out the store's stock. (LogOut/ We give our 18 Salon Service Professionals a $25.00 dollar budget per month to buy diverted products, we send them to John Paul Mitchell Systems, they de-code the products and send them to the distributor that they came from and are charged a $100.00 a bottle fine for letting the product slip into the diversion chain. When you buy diverted products at unauthorized mass retailers and e-tailers, you many think its a deal but its far from it! Then Paul Mitchell sales people get and fill orders from distributors. KERATRIPLEX 2-STEP REPAIR. Oftentimes these products are old, stolen, counterfeit or tampered with, and they even cost more! Be informed. (LogOut/ archive.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/livingtoday/051003/real.shtml From Paul Mitchell, RedKen, TIGI, Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo, Garnier hair Products, Clorox bleach, and thousands more product lines. We at SalonCentric are fully committed to fighting the unauthorized sale of product at non-salon retailers. The median family income of a student from Paul Mitchell the School is $67,400, and 26% come from the top 20 percent. That is the keysome manufacturers are 80% diversion and some are a small fraction, numbers tell the story. This action has lead to the identification and termination of distributors and salons that were involved in diversion. 28.2 MILLION MEALS. John Paul Mitchell Systems does not sell to retail outlets, they only sell to Distributors and a limited number of chain salons. And what can/is Paul Mitchell doing to address Corporate headquarters who seemingly have the control over the placement of these diverted products? Hello Paul Mitchell Salons, Stylists and futureProfessionals, Hairdressing and Haircutting is hard on your posture, check thisout. because most of the time batch codes have been removed. Maybe a judge or higher up even the Supreme Court would take it more seriously if a petition with millions of signatures on it showed up in a court case. I really need to find the latest from the Nielsen Report which tells what international and national sales are for each manufacturer as well what percent of their sales is diversion. Oftentimes these products are old, stolen, counterfeit or tampered with, and they even cost more! I say this, products on retail store shelves do not sell as fast as you may think, they just sit there and annoy salon owners and stylists because they do cost more and a Paul Mitchell fan always know the price and they shop price, with just two price increases inb 30 years, trust me, clients who love JPMS products know what it should cost, also, Salon Owners, count your salon foot traffic per week, if you have 200 to 400 people walking through your business a week, make sure you have adequate inventory to allow everyone to purchase what they love, so many times we think baceuse we dont like a particular product or it doesnt work for our type of hair we assume that our clients dont use it either.think of your salon as supplier of Professional Haircare Products to your community. Paul Mitchell. Tags:dangers of gray market, diversion, kenra, paul mitchell, pureology, redken, salon diversion In some cases, companies actually solicit salons to buy products and pay a premium (20-30 percent) over salon cost, usually in cash, she explains. Empowering our Paul Mitchell salons from Focus, Signature, and those whom share just fragments of their retail or back bar are positive behaviors to communicate to our salons. We read this in Ohio Stylist magazine and thought we would try it. Paul Mitchell Schools exclusively use and carry Paul Mitchell products, and they offer an array of guest services including cut, color and style. Email: [email protected] / Previous Next. Sometimes our salon price for our guests is $1 to $2 cheaper than the drug store or grocery store. (LogOut/ This is not a battle that we can fight alone we need the help of everyone in the industry. Call me directly. Because of the Fair Trade Act in the USA, once you buy something, its yours to do whatever you want, the Salon Agreement is the only teeth we have to protect our intention. Remember that Paul Mitchell products are only guaranteed when purchased within the professional beauty salon industry, not from a chemist, supermarket or other unauthorized source. Regis is the largest salon chain in the world, I dont know how many salons they now own but it is in the high thousandsthey have bought every chain in Ohio and around the country. It is also educational that people understand the various channels that this unfortunate pipeline comes from (obviously not just one source). Thats why you should only purchase Paul Mitchell products within the professional beauty salon industry. The Quality King invoices, CDM documents and the actual product held in the Quality King warehouse indicate that Vigdor sold Quality King the same product that JPMS shipped to CDM. So, what can we do about that? Diversion in Hair Products. Much of the diverted product is counterfeit and it gets mixed in with the real and is very difficult to tell the difference. They carry the entire line of Paul Mitchell products. You can make your Salon more inviting and just as well stocked as the impersonal large corporate salons, dont let big intimidate you and your dream and visions! Thats why you should only purchase Paul Mitchell. By: Connie Lang on May 16, 2008 at 3:10 pm. They can reach them at: Paul Mitchell's Web site or Diversion As I said earlier, shampoo is the least product the QK deals in, QK is a major wholesaler of diverted goods involving many industries, not just Paul Mitchell. But the company was unsuccessful in its effort. Looking forward to hearing what your results say. Connie, By: Connie Lang on June 10, 2008 at 5:03 pm, Lately I have been receiving comments about diversion from four different names all with anonymous email addresses from foreign countries so they cannot be traced making some pretty serious accusations. Platinum Select salons use and carry some Paul Mitchell products. Explore John Paul Mitchell Systems family of brands, including Paul Mitchell, for salon-quality hair products and styling tools. Paul Mitchell created a hotline where you can report diverted products and notes the following about its products and diversion: Diversion occurs when professional salon products are sold by unauthorized retailers and e-tailers. At Paul Mitchell Schools, we have raised over $22 million for charity since 2001. Diversion is an issue that has plagued our great industry for years. Elizabeth (Mitchell) Payne abt 1825 Bedford, Virginia, United States - 20 Sep 1875 managed by Sheila Romine. Visit our salon locator to find an authorized retailer near you. By: Vikki Bresnahan Director of Product Distribution Control for Paul Mitchell on June 26, 2007 at 12:52 pm. Diversion comes from the following places: dishonest distributors, dishonest manufacturers, dishonest salons and stores, dishonest chains, salons that went out of business and want to get rid of thier products, stolen frieight, dishonest employees of distributors, sub distributors manufacturers and warehouse employees who set up false accounts and dabble in the grey/black market. for African children orphaned by AIDS. Select carry a wider variety of Paul Mitchell products than most other salons, and they also have access to training opportunities. Paul Mitchell hires a company to manufacture their products. Jade is not. It cant be controlled or prevented solely by the manufacturer. The distributors can order as much as they want, then sell it to the salons who can then sell it to you. We are then making a list for our clients to see that our price is the best compared to the diverted product. Paul Mitchell The School Opens in Santa Barbara John Paul Mitchell Systems CEO and cofounder John Paul DeJoria, Dean a manifesto declaring their commitment to each other and to protect their industry against diversion. Diversion occurs when professional salon products are sold by unauthorized retailers and e-tailers. There is billions of copies being boated into the US from China and India. Jade sells many brands of professional hair products to retail outlets. If you would like to become informed on how Paul Mitchell the company and John Paul feel about diversion, give youtube a search, there are TONS of videos that will set your mind at ease that Paul Mitchell, the MAN, is still alive! He said that its in total proportion to their national sales. Additionally, we have instituted and are enforcing per bottle fines for distributors products that end up in the open market. Paul Mitchell is the only manufacture with a national TV ad that targets the consumer and talks to them about diversion. They cut off several million dollars worth of business last year and Paul Mitchell Ohio cut off over $750,000.00 worth of business last year, 2006, in Ohio and West Virginia alone of suspected sub distributors and salons. Look at it like the restaurant business, McDonalds vs. the locally owned chef owned restaurant where you know the owner and have your favorite table and love the food. Our product offering includes maintenance and janitorial supplies, hotel amenities, ice cream supplies and a wider variety of food service products. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Explore John Paul Mitchell Systems innovative and award-winning portfolio of hair color, hair care and hair styling products. You are doing something pro active rather than just reacting or complaining! They have offers I cant compete with. I say to all of you or to you, if in fact you are all one in the same, tell me who you are, what proof you have and stop hiding. Paul Mitchell 1950s - 1970s managed by Michael Russ. We will let you know how it goes Thanks, Margaret Pecchia, By: Margaret Pecchia on February 7, 2010 at 2:22 am. they are legit and licensed. Kudos to Paul Mitchell Ohio for openly addressing the issue of diversion. Distributors are legitimate businesses that sell directly to independent salons. Partick, I dont know what Aveda does.I will find out and get back. In the ad, we explain that you should not buy our products in Drugstores, Grocery Stores or Discount stores. Thanks to secondary coding systems and advanced methods of product tracking we have been able to cut off diverters in record numbers. Why pay full price? Hear John Paul Dejoria CEO of Paul Mitchell talk about the importance of knowing where your products come from. 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