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Bill and Stacie Lavenia, partners at Mavala USA, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, aren’t lifetime members of the competitive, ever-changing beauty biz. But they’re quickly using their finely honed business acumen to...

IT security experts warn there's been a spike in the scourge of ransomware—malicious software that freezes up a computer, encrypts all of its data and demands a ransom for the system’s restoration. Since February 2013,...

As you probably know, the best way to learn about business is to do business. Having successes and making mistakes are the most proven ways to understand core business processes. Unfortunately, business schools struggle...

In a world where knowledge is power, it's not just industry professionals who want to educate themselves about makeup. Lucky for us, we in the beauty business are able to reap the benefits. The staggering amount of...

Brick-and-mortar beauty stores will be on the hook for credit card fraud if they don’t migrate to new chip card terminals by Oct. 1, according to the major credit card companies. Essentially, MasterCard, Visa, American...

It's time for your lease renewal. Are you ready to negotiate? If you're like many retailers, your answer is "No." But a lack of preparation can be costly. Rent is typically a retailer's second-largest operating expense...