Farouk Shami, founder and chairman of Farouk Systems

I’m really looking forward to attending the 2012 International Salon/Spa Business Network Conference with its “Be Inspired” theme on April 15-17 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos...

Redken 5th Avenue NYC has relaunched its free Style Station mobile phone application. It originally launched in January 2011 for download on iPads, iPhones and Android phones; it now...

Daily deals provide value for merchants according to new study by customer-exper

No one was certain exactly how business profits—and benefits—would play out in the daily-deals category that launched onto the ecommerce scene a couple of years ago, but it now seems that the benefits are becoming clearer...

PBA Distributor Executive Conference Graphic

You have to absolutely love what the Professional Beauty Association is doing with its first-ever Distributor Executive Conference in the Seattle area on April 3-4.

If you...

The North American market for natural personal-care products—which is currently valued at $5.4 billion—is on the rise, thanks to an increase in distribution channels as shelf space in natural-food shops reaches saturation...

Image courtesy of Bloom.com

Remember Bloom.com, which is marketed as the new social-commerce model for beauty? Do any of you print readers out there remember my November 2011 issue Viewpoint (page 4) about it?...