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Friday, April 11, 2014 - 13:25
Main image:  beautypress' Spotlight Day Press Events present an opportunity for brand owners and representatives to meet top beauty editors from print and online publications in New York City. The 2014 dates are as follows: May 7—Summer Spotlight Day Press Event Sept. 24—Fall Spotlight Day Press Event Nov. 12—Winter Spotlight Day Press Event The events are slated to host 200 editors from long- and short-lead publications in print and digital media, giving brands ample opportunity to present their collections. The event options...
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 15:41
Main image:  The Eastern Buying Conference—which wrapped up March 31 in Atlantic City, New Jersey—is moving to the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, New Jersey, next year, show officials have announced. The 2015 dates for the trade show that draws beauty retailers and beauty distributors and is hosted by the Northeast Beauty Rep Association—also known as NEBRA or NeBRA—are April 18-19, back to a Saturday-Sunday format. The dates are well after Easter and Passover in 2015 too. read more
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 10:44
Main image:  Sally Beauty Holdings is offering one free year of credit monitoring and identity-theft protection to customers who may have been affected by its recent data-breach incident. Although the scope of the data breach has not yet been fully determined, the professional beauty products retailer and distributor has committed itself to keeping customers apprised of updates and providing affected customers with ongoing support. read more
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 16:04
Main image:  ScentWorld Events has secured flagship sponsors for its global scent and sensory marketing event, ScentWorld 2014, taking place June 12-13 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. The conference features two days of networking, presentations and workshops, helping professionals to creatively build their businesses with profitable ideas. Attendees hear from leading minds in scent and sensory market research, technology and trends, and applications, with inspiration from dynamic exhibitions featuring the top...
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:22
Main image:  Coty entered into an agreement in January to acquire Lena White, the largest international distributor of OPI. For the past 30 years, Lena White has served as OPI’s distributor in the United Kingdom for the professional and retail beauty channels. read more
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:20
Main image:  Reuben Carranza is the president of R+Co, a new professional haircare line launching in May, as announced by Luxury Brand Partners, an incubator for artist-driven beauty brands, for which Carranza oversees the development of innovative brands and education platforms the brand is launching. R+Co brings together a collective of top stylists, led by Howard McLaren, Thom Priano and Garren, to celebrate the culture of hairdressing, provide high-performance products created from a unique point of view and offer...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:27
Main image:  America's Beauty Show 2014, hosted by Cosmetologists Chicago, welcomed more than 55,000 professionals and more than 450 manufacturers and distributors March 22-24 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 14:35
Main image:  Beauty Bus Foundation and NOVA recently partnered to sponsor "head-to-wheels" mobility makeovers at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park, California. During the event, Beauty Bus Foundation pampered terminally and critically ill patients with beauty makeovers, while NOVA provided free fixes for canes, walkers and wheelchairs. The Beauty Bus Foundation sponsors about 21 of these events a year, often at hospitals. read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:23
Main image:  The first-ever March of Dimes New York Division Spirit of Beauty Luncheon is set to take place May 12 at Cipriani in New York City and become an annual event. As a nonprofit, March of Dimes focuses on supporting pregnancy and baby health. The Spirit of Beauty Luncheon will honor Sarah Brown, Vogue beauty director; Mally Roncal, Mally Beauty president and founder; and Jacquie Tractenberg, Tractenberg & Co. president. read more
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 11:20
Main image:  Spilo Worldwide has appointed Nikola Cline as vice president of marketing. Cline joins the professional-beauty manufacturer, master distributor and importer with more than 18 years of experience in the professional beauty industry through top brands such as John Paul Mitchell Systems, Sebastian Professional and Nexxus Salon Hair Care. She most recently served as senior director of marketing for John Paul Mitchell Systems. read more
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 11:20
Main image:  Spilo Worldwide has appointed Nikola Cline as vice president of marketing. Cline joins the professional-beauty manufacturer, master distributor and importer with more than 18 years of experience in the professional-beauty industry through top brands such as Paul Mitchell, Sebastian and Nexxus. She most recently served as senior director of marketing for John Paul Mitchell Systems. Cline has a wealth of experience in driving brand growth, developing award-winning products and forming global partnerships. read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 13:11
Byline:  by Shelley Moench-Kelly Main image:  Volumized, teased hair isn't just a thing of the past. Check out these tips on how to modernize a classic look. Visit the March Beauty Store Business Digital Edition to find out how to create the look! [Image: Thinkstock/iStock]
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 17:59
Main image:  Beauty Store Business readers can soon sign up for two free, three-day badges per company—a $270 value—to attend Cosmoprof North America 2014 July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, show officials have announced. BSB readers can use the special "BEAUTY$14" code, they have added. Online registration to start the process will be open by April 15. read more
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 13:15
Deck:  No matter what size, everyone needs a business plan. Check out these tips on how to build—or revise—yours. Byline:  by J. Tol Broome Jr. Main image:  One of the most overlooked management tools for small business owners is the business plan. Not only is it useful in helping business owners obtain needed capital, but it enables the owner to do some valuable "big picture" thinking regardless...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 13:07
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors and NSF International have partnered to provide ICMAD members with access to the recently launched NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:02
Deck: president and ecommerce impresario Sapna Parikh dishes about the online retail marketplace and its ever-changing landscape. Byline:  by Tracy Morin Main image:  Sapna Parikh, president of, based in Princeton, New Jersey, is a self-professed tech junkie with a passion for numbers. So, it's no wonder that her ecommerce retail operation has grown at a rapid pace...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 18:53
Main image:  Beauty Store Business attended the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors' 2014 Cosmetic/Technical Regulatory Forum March 6 at the Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica, California. One of the many topics discussed there was pending state legislation across the United States banning the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products. After the event, we asked Myra Y. Irizarry Reddy, director of government affairs at the Professional Beauty Association—who also attended the ICMAD forum—for an update. read more
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 13:33
Main image:  CFN Beauty Representation expanded to the West Coast as of Feb. 1, completing its goal of "offering the finest beauty manufacturers national coverage with a full-time team of experienced sales professionals," its co-owners have told Beauty Store Business. "As distribution continues to consolidate, it is essential that we evolve to the expanding needs of our customers," says CFN co-owner Gary Fishkin. read more


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