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 #1 selling brand in the industry featuring the highest quality, best value, and largest selection for professional and consumers.
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 best reward program for salons and spas period. 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.
2020 marks our 35th year in business and in honor our special anniversary we have dedicated thebeautybook 2020 to our humble beginnings.
Along with a dedicated outside sales team and in-house account representatives, customers can order online or shop at our 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, hospitality, pedicure, manicure, hair, marketplace products and innovative signature brand items.
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, EMMA Beauty, 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.
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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.
THE INDUSTRY SOURCE store in Farmington Hills, MI store – TheAcademy features classes taught by a range of industry experts from all over the world.
We offer courses on everything from dermaplaning, eyelash lift, and facial and body waxing. Our nail classes delve deeper into the world of EMMA Beauty, covering everything from personal training, Zip Dip Powder system and EMMA Beauty certification – all taught by certified EMMA Beauty educators. Our Kemon hair courses cover everything from color to cutting and styling techniques, featuring step by step instruction on how to achieve some of the hottest, most on-trend.
Classes are only open to licensed professionals. For a full class listing and registration information CLICK HERE.
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.
Larry founded tng worldwide (TNG) in 1985 and is the President and CEO. Gaynor leads TNG with its mission of 100% Customer Success.
2020 marks 35 years in business and Larry continues to focus on core customer beliefs and needs. TNG’s best-selling signature brands include EMMA BEAUTY, ForPro Professional Collection, and Ginger Lily Farms. TNG manufacturers more than 2000 products and continues to lead the beauty industry in innovation.
Larry and his wife Teresa, encourage a strong commitment to investing back into the community. They pledged $3 Million to MSU to create the Gaynor Entrepreneurial Lab which opened its doors in September 2019. Just as important, TNG was the founding sponsor of American Cancer Society STRIDES event in Detroit and has raised more than $2 Million.
Larry has three children and three grandchildren. He enjoys exercise, yoga, Texas Hold ‘Em, travel, cooking and reading in his free time.
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