Sales: $278 million
Sales: $278 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: James Stammer, chief executive officer; Pete Columbia, president; John F. Owen, chief financial officer; Brad Essig, chief marketing officer, PDC Brands; Matthew Wagner, general counsel.
Major Products: Beauty, fragrance, hair care, wellness and personal care. Brands include Cantu, Dr Teal’s, Eylure, Calgon, Me! Bath, Elegant Touch, SalonSystem and Body Fantasies.
New Products: Dr Teal’s aluminum-free deodorants.
Comments: PDC Beauty & Wellness Co.—the corporate parent of PDC Brands—has relocated its worldwide corporate headquarters to new digs—a 20% larger space in the same city, Stamford, CT.
Founded in 1981, PDC’s products can found at major mass, chain drug, grocery and specialty retailers throughout the US, UK and in more than 60 markets around the world, including the world’s biggest box retailer, Walmart. In fact, PDC Brands received Walmart’s US “Supplier of the Year, Beauty” for the second year in a row.
“We are humbled to be recognized for the second consecutive year by Walmart,” said Pete Columbia, president, PDC Brands. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for our entire company. We take great pride in our ability to bring innovative products and unwavering service to our customers. We look forward to continued collaboration and growth with Walmart.”
Dr. Teal’s released a new line of aluminum free deodorants in May.
On the personnel front, PDC appointed Matthew Wagner as general counsel. He will hold responsibility for all legal matters for the company and will report directly to CEO James Stammer.