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About THE INDUSTRY SOURCE

THE INDUSTRY SOURCE — Delivering Beauty Since 1985

THE INDUSTRY SOURCE (TIS) offers world-class products and services for the beauty and hospitality industries. We engage our customers and strive to build relationships. TIS offers the largest selection of in-stock and most sought-after brands and products. We are the exclusive distributor for ForPro, the largest manufacturer of salon and spa accessories based on innovation, value and quality. 

We love to create special products for special customers. Our in-house design team along with more than 50 factories that we partner with worldwide can custom make virtually any product. Our specialty is in-room amenities and we have partnered with many 5-star properties including Brown Palace, Canyon Ranch, MGM Resorts International, and Snowbird.

Our mission is 100% customer success. We provide the best prices on every product and assure same-day shipping on all orders placed by 3PM EST. TIS REWARDS is the most popular reward program for salons and spas. Members earn valuable monthly rewards and free shipping.

TIS is also a Five-Star sponsor of the American Cancer Society and has raised more than $2 million. We are members of many spa associations including LIveLoveSpa.com along with many local organizations.

2015 marks our 30th year in business and in honor our special anniversary we relaunched THE BEAUTY BOOK into a new larger and user-friendly catalog.

Along with a dedicated outside sales team and in-house account representatives, customers can order online or shop at our 16 Michigan-based stores.

THE INDUSTRY SOURCE is a division of tng worldwide.

THE BEAUTY BOOK
THE INDUSTRY SOURCE offers an exclusive bi-annual buying guide packed with hundreds of pages of spa and locker room supplies, resort in-room amenities, pedicure, hand and nail, hair, tanning, marketplace products and salon and spa furniture and equipment.

Order at 800.362.6245 or online.

THE INDUSTRY SOURCE Stores
Servicing licensed cosmetologists only, THE INDUSTRY SOURCE stores are located in Michigan and feature products from manufacturers such as Kemon, Moroccanoil, American Crew, OPI and CND, along with top selling products from THE BEAUTY BOOK. Each location offers a wide variety of expertly merchandised hair, nail and spa products in a fine salon shopping atmosphere. Experience the difference in cleanliness, service and selection when you shop at THE INDUSTRY SOURCE stores.

CLICK HERE for store locations.

TheAcademy
TheAcademy is THE INDUSTRY SOURCE’s state-of-the-art continuing education facility and is among the nation’s largest advanced educational institutions for hairdressers, nail technicians, cosmetologists and estheticians.
 
Boasting two locations – one in THE INDUSTRY SOURCE store in Farmington Hills, MI and a satellite campus in our Grandville, MI store – TheAcademy features classes taught by a range of industry experts from all over the world.
 
We offer makeup and esthetics courses on everything from basic to bridal makeup, airbrush makeup, permanent makeup, false eyelash application, and facial and body waxing. Our nail classes delve deeper into the world of CND and OPI, covering everything from nail enhancements to gel polish – all taught by certified CND and OPI educators. Our hair courses cover a wide range of topics ranging from color to cutting and styling techniques, featuring step by step instruction on how to achieve some of the hottest, most on-trend looks.

Classes are only open to licensed professionals. For a full class listing and registration information CLICK HERE.

Hospitality
THE INDUSTRY SOURCE offers a range of hospitality solutions through a team of experts committed to servicing the unique and evolving needs of the growing hospitality, spa and fitness industries through providing personalized customer service and business advice, allowing properties to seamlessly integrate their spa supplies with in-room, locker room and health and beauty supplies. As the world’s largest cataloger of beauty products, THE INDUSTRY SOURCE offers the best quality products, best selection and overall best customer service.

About Larry Gaynor
Larry Gaynor has built THE INDUSTRY SOURCE and its parent company, tng worldwide, with a mission of 100% Customer Service. This means differentiating THE INDUSTRY SOURCE from the competition by offering solutions to professional salon, spa, and tanning clients that build their business and improve their bottom line, enhance image, self-esteem and eliminate frustration or hassle in clients' day-to-day activities.

Gaynor leads community efforts by creating philanthropic opportunities within THE INDUSTRY SOURCE and tng worldwide. The staff participates in several annual blood drives to support the American Red Cross. In addition, Gaynor and his wife Teresa (Vice President of tng worldwide) encourage a strong connection and commitment to the community, as they both believe it is what sets THE INDUSTRY SOURCE and TNG apart from other companies. TNG has been named a top workplace by the Detroit Free Press for seven consecutive years, and in 2013 and 2014, were ranked #2 in midsize companies to work for. TNG is a Five-Star Investor with the American Cancer Society. TNG has raised more than $2 million and counting to benefit the American Cancer Society. To find a strides event near you, visit makingstrides.acsevents.org.