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Stop, Thief

Picture this: Someone runs into your store, grabs an armful of merchandise and exits through the front door into a waiting van. The vehicle speeds off before you have a chance to see the license plate. That scenario can...

Candles With a Conscience

Sunbeam Candles began in 2004, but owner David Gould says he’s enjoyed creating candles since his college days, 21 years ago. Back then, it was a fun way for Gould to make extra money in between semesters at the...

Sal Mauceri

Already established with a proven track record in business and marketing, Salvatore Mauceri discovered the beauty industry in 2005—and he hasn’t looked back. As the director of global developing markets for Wella, the...

Ada S. Polla

While I often hear of women who do not wash their face before they go to bed, I also often see the opposite, namely men and women who wash, cleanse and scrub too much, thinking that “squeaky clean” is the goal. As is...

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Happy workers mean higher profits. Customers are inspired to buy more when everyone on the job communicates a positive mental attitude. Saying’s not doing, of course. Just how can you promote good workplace vibes?...

The Scent-sual Arts

The Institute for Art and Olfaction, based in Los Angeles and headed up by founder and director Saskia Wilson-Brown, is only a couple of years old, but it’s already making waves on the growing artisan fragrance scene in...