From the Newsroom
October 18, 2014
College students Get Buzzed for good in nation's capital
STERLING, ILL. (October 18, 2014) – More than 100 college students ascended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. today to get buzzed… for good. As the kickoff of a new national fundraising campaign titled GET BUZZED, Wahl Clipper, the leading manufacturer of hair clippers, challenged Kappa Sigma Fraternity and college students from more than four universities around the Nation’s Capital to pick up a clipper and help raise money to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and their fight against childhood cancers.
October 15, 2014
College Students to 'Get Buzzed'...For Good
STERLING, ILL. (October 15, 2014) – Getting buzzed—it’s a topic of concern at college campuses nationwide, but one company and fraternity are turning it into a positive this fall. Wahl Clipper, the leading manufacturer of hair clippers, and Kappa Sigma Fraternity are urging college students nationwide to “Get Buzzed for Good” by picking up a clipper and raising funds to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and their fight against childhood cancers.
September 30, 2014
Baseball's Playoff Contenders Better Get Their Beards On
STERLING, ILL. (September 30, 2014) – Get growing—that’s the message pro baseball’s skippers should be telling their players as they prepare for the post season. The reason, according to a new light-hearted study from STATS and men’s grooming leader Wahl, is the more facial hair a team has the better their odds of hoisting the trophy at season’s end. Highlights of this study can be found in the new Winning the Series with Facial Hair infographic.
September 29, 2014
New Ad Campaign From Wahl Offers Guys Healthy Dose of Reality
STERLING, ILL. (September 29, 2014) – It goes without saying that advertising does not always depict reality. If it did, guys everywhere would be surrounded by supermodels on a nightly basis. In an effort to be more relatable, men’s grooming leader Wahl is launching new documentary-style ads that capture real guys doing extraordinary things. The effort is a continuation of Wahl’s “Real Guys. Real Grooming.” campaign, which began last year with a spotlight on the Clinton LumberKings, minor league baseball players in Iowa who were chasing their dream. This time around, Wahl turns the cameras on modern-day cowboys and craft brewers who are living their dream.
August 25, 2014
Facial Hair Linked to Fantasy Football Success
STERLING, ILL. (August 25, 2014) – Every football season, millions of fantasy football die-hards scour the inter-webs for new can’t-miss predictions and otherwise tantalizing tips that can lead them to the Promised Land. To help this year’s would-be champions, men’s grooming leader Wahl teamed up with STATS, the world’s top sports statistical analysis company, to look under the one stone that has yet to be unturned—determining whether players with facial hair perform better than their clean-shaven counterparts. The winner: Facial hair, and by more than a whisker.
August 08, 2014
Forces Unite to Eliminate Unfair Advantage in Fantasy Football
Sterling, Ill. (August 8, 2014) - Sports analytics leader STATS and men’s grooming leader Wahl are responding to concerns that facial haired players offer fantasy football owners a distinct advantage, according to a new, lighthearted study. In an attempt to keep things fair for the millions who play fantasy football, the two companies have developed a new, more facial-hair friendly fantasy game. Translation: They’ve simply removed the ‘inferior element’.
August 06, 2014
And the Award for Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America Goes to...
STERLING, Ill. (August 6, 2014) – Men’s grooming leader Wahl is searching for guys with the best facial hair in the country—and it knows just where to find them. Today, Wahl released the Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America, which saw Boston top the list thanks in part to the city’s love affair with beards and baseball. These cities have helped perpetuate the ‘growing’ phenomenon that includes 68 percent of men, but only one gentleman will emerge with the best scruff — as in mustache, beard or goatee — to represent the brand as Wahl Man of the Year.
August 05, 2014
Wahl and GreaterGood Reveal Top Shelter Dog Makeover in America
STERLING, Ill. (August 5, 2014) – Gigi, a fun-loving Shih Tzu from Iowa is proving what many adopters have come to realize about shelter pets—underneath her dirty and scared exterior is a beautiful animal that deserves a good home.
July 31, 2014
New Research Identifies Hairstyles That Get You Hired, and Paid
STERLING, ILL. (July 31, 2014)- While it is widely known that appearance is important in the workplace, a new study from Wahl Clipper suggests the secret to success is more than just a new suit. The research, which was performed by the Opinion Research Corporation, reveals that those looking for an edge in their career may want to check their head, more specifically the hair on it. The results of these findings, including the hairstyles that work best for guys to successfully navigate the different stages of their careers, are highlighted in a new infographic: Hairstyles for Success.
July 18, 2014
Men's Grooming Leader Wahl Rewards Facial Hair Enthusiasm
STERLING, Ill. (July 18, 2014) – Men’s grooming leader Wahl celebrates facial hair enthusiasm—and rewards it. The company’s latest contest asks participants to enter by taking photos showing their love of mustaches, beards, goatees or anything in between, and to upload the photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #WahlGroomedContest. The contest runs through Oct. 14, 2014, and one winner will be selected each week to receive a Wahl trimmer.