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Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 14:02
Main image:  Organizers of the 2014 Cosmoprof North America show, scheduled for July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, have announced their initial exhibitor lineup for the 8th annual Discover Beauty program, as well as their new partnership with Verifeed—providing beauty businesses with critical beauty trends and information. read more
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 13:25
Main image:  The National Retail Federation is moving forward with the creation of a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats identified by retailers, government and law enforcement agencies and partners in the financial services sector. The program, developed in consultation with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, will launch with the establishment of an information-sharing platform for retail-industry information security specialists, and plans call for a...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 09:45
Main image:  Joey New York has acquired the JOEY NEW YORK brand of skincare and beauty products through its acquisition of RAR Beauty. "The Joey New York brand will now have expanded access to the capital needed to develop once again into a significant brand in the skincare, cosmetics and personal care industry; not only through organic growth but through strategic acquisitions of companies in which we can integrate into the Joey New York brand business model," said Richard Roer, president of Joey New York. read more
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:18
Main image:  Progress toward new federal legislation for beauty products in 2014 took one giant step backward, perhaps more, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a letter March 6 criticizing industry trade associations and their ongoing efforts to create it--and made that letter public. “FDA Deputy Commissioner Michael R. Taylor expressed his ‘profound disappointment’ in industry proposals that he contends ‘would actually reduce FDA’s current ability to take action against dangerous cosmetics,’” reported The Wall...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:27
Main image:  Groupon has added in-store coupons to its growing Freebies category, providing national retailers with a programmatic way to reach millions of potential customers with targeted promotions that drive traffic into their businesses. With the addition of in-store coupons, national retailers can now use Groupon’s Freebies category to generate sales across multiple channels—whether it’s in store or online. read more
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:30
Main image:  The revolutionary NewBeauty at Fred Segal brick-and-mortar beauty concept store at 500 Broadway in Santa Monica, California—officially launched by NewBeauty magazine March 15, 2012—will close its site by the end of May, Beauty Store Business has learned. BSB first reported the closing May 9 on its Twitter and Faecbook accounts. read more
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 08:46
Deck:  Tom Porter and his Malibu C brand are on the cutting edge at the intersection of beauty and wellness. Byline:  by Tracy Morin Main image:  Tom Porter, founder and president of Malibu Wellness and author of the book You're Not Aging, You're Just Oxidizing, has always been drawn to the latest and greatest—and he has used that pioneering spirit to grow a booming beauty business. He may have...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:38
This year's 5th annual Beauty Bus Foundation Beauty Drive raised $120,000 while also honoring its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, Deborah Carver, CEO and president of Creative Age Publications, including Beauty Store Business, as well as Beauty Launchpad, The Colorist, DAYSPA, MedEsthetics, NAIL IT!, NAILPRO and Surgical Aesthetics magazines...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 16:37
Main image:  Direct-to-consumer sales of U.S. prestige fragrance has grown to $285 million, according to the NPD Group, in a report covering the 12 months preceding February 2014. While a fraction of the $3 billion U.S. prestige-fragrance market, the performance of products sold on department store websites, in key online-only beauty retailers and through TV/home shopping retailers is a bright spot for the industry, which saw 2% declines during the same time period. read more
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:37
Main image:  Cosmoprof North America 2014—scheduled for July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas—will host prominent beauty vloggers, broadcasting live from the show; and feature a Q&A session with the bloggers, which will be moderated by Beauty Store Business executive editor Marc Birenbaum. The Beaut-E Zone featured vloggers have a combined reach of more than 4 million consumers. Each will be present daily in their dedicated section to meet with exhibitors and attendees. The 2014 vloggers include:...
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:21
Main image:  In Sally Beauty Holdings' succession-planning process, Christian A. Brickman has been appointed the company’s new president and COO, effective June 2. At the request of SBH's board, current chairman, CEO and president Gary Winterhalter will continue his management of the company in his current roles as chairman of the board and CEO through April 30, 2015 (or an earlier date, as determined by the board). read more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:07
Main image:  Consumers are expected to splurge slightly less as they spend for Mother's Day this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Mother’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Americans will spend an average of $162.94 on mom this year, down from a survey high of $168.94 last year. Total spending is expected to reach $19.9 billion. read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 14:53
Main image:  The International Salon/Spa Business Network will present its 2014 Legend Award to Pat Parenty, president of the L’Oréal USA professional products division and SalonCentric, at its annual conference. This year's conference, “The Business of Being Social,” will take place at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, May 4-6. read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 13:35
Main image:  Consumer research firm Nielsen and global information company The NPD Group have partnered to produce the quarterly U.S. Beauty Cross Channel Monitor. The comprehensive review of the U.S. beauty market performance spans both the prestige and mass retail channels. read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 09:04
Main image:  David Guerin, global artistic manager of Oster Professional, demonstrates haircutting with the brand's various styling tools. [Image/video: Oster Professional]
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 09:04
Main image:  David Guerin, global artistic manager of Oster Professional, demonstrates haircutting with the brand's various styling tools. [Image/video: Oster Professional]
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 13:05
Main image:  Andis Co. has announced the following new executives to its team: read more
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 09:59
Main image:  Beginning July 1, OPI's Suzi Weiss-Fischmann is transitioning from the roles of co-founder and executive VP to OPI consultant. "My fascination with beauty began at an early age, and my journey has been a dream come true,” said Weiss-Fischmann. “I have witnessed OPI’s successful evolution in becoming the world leader in professional nail care. Now, more than ever, is the time for nails, and I am excited to continue to share my expertise with nail fans across the world!” read more


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