MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. — Guest Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco Corporation, has acquired Gilchrist & Soames, the luxury personal care amenity providers for the hospitality industry with annual sales of approximately $60 million. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Guest Supply supplies nearly 25,000 hotels, resorts and spas in more than 100 countries. “With Gilchrist & Soames’ strong reputation in the high-end personal care amenities category and its solid customer base in the hospitality segment, this acquisition expands Guest Supply’s luxury personal care offerings for hotels, resorts and spas,” said Paul Xenis, president and CEO of Guest Supply. “By leveraging both companies’ skillsets and expertise, we will bring a new level of service to our customers and further position our business for future growth.”
Guest Supply will continue to operate all Gilchrist & Soames manufacturing and distribution facilities and sales resources operating out of Indianapolis, Ind., and Peterborough, England.