SOURCE: Salon City, Inc.

August 20, 2009 09:57 ET

Salon City and Farouk Systems Sign Contract Following Grand Opening

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2009) - Ewire -- Salon City, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SALN), an emerging media company, lifestyle brand and publisher of its flagship publication Salon City magazine, announced that its newest publication, Beauty Entertainment magazine, has just signed a 2009-10 branding and advertising contract with salon manufacturing giant, Farouk Systems Inc. to brand the global beauty company in Salon City's media, including BE!, its newest magazine about salon people.

Farouk Systems' campaign is set to roll out next week in BE! Magazine and Beautymaker Net News; Salon City's popular daily email news show. Salon City magazine and digital media are scheduled to follow this fall. The contract was signed shortly after Salon City management attended Farouk's big event where Farouk Shami, Founder and Chairman of Farouk Systems, Inc., appeared with Texas dignitaries to celebrate the Grand Opening of their newest plant.

"Farouk, Annie Casciola and I were together, along with hundreds of well-wishers, who witnessed Texas Governor Rick Perry cut the ribbon at Farouk's Grand Opening of CHI USA. It was an ideal time to celebrate our long-standing business relationship and to share in Farouk's exciting vision and plans. Here at Salon City, we want to do all we can to support Farouk Shami with his mission to improve ethics, the environment and the economy in both Texas and in America."

Shami commented, "We are excited about our new facility and overjoyed that we began the hiring process to fill 1,277 new positions. CHI USA will make a great working atmosphere for our newest employees."

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Job Fair on July 30th was a big media success. Governor Rick Perry, Mayor Bill White along with several Texas Representatives and City Council Members attended the Grand Opening. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich -- who recently awarded Farouk Shami the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, sent their congratulations via pre-recorded video messages. Congressman Ted Poe presented Farouk with a flag that was flown over the Texas Capital and a Certificate of Appreciation in honor of bringing jobs to Texas.

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