MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS) is mobilizing efforts to help its team members and guests affected by Hurricane Sandy. The company announced today that it is working with its disaster aid partner to deliver haircare products to impacted areas. Regis is also donating funds to the American Red Cross to help with relief efforts.
"Our thoughts are with everyone who is recovering from this devastating storm," said Dan Hanrahan, president and CEO of Regis Corporation. "We are reaching out to our stylists, field teams and franchisees affected by the hurricane, flooding and snow to be sure they are safe and well."
Currently, Regis is assessing the storm's impact on all of its corporate and franchised salon concepts. The company estimates that over 560 salons were affected by the storm; at this time over 475 have re-opened. Regis' operational teams and franchisees are working to re-open all locations as soon as possible.
Throughout the recovery process, Regis Corporation will continue to support the people, neighborhoods and cities affected by the storm.About Regis Corporation Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) is the beauty industry's global leader in beauty salons, hair restoration centers and cosmetology education. As of September 30, 2012, the Company owned, franchised or held ownership interests in approximately 10,000 worldwide locations. Regis' corporate and franchised locations operate under concepts such as Supercuts, Sassoon Salon, Regis Salons, MasterCuts, SmartStyle, Cost Cutters, Cool Cuts 4 Kids and Hair Club for Men and Women. In addition, Regis also maintains ownership interests in Empire Education Group and the MY Style concepts in Japan. For additional information about the company, including a reconciliation of non-GAAP financial information and certain supplemental financial information, please visit the Investor Information section of the corporate website at www.RegisCorp.com .