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Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

San Francisco-headquartered Sephora Americas officially opened a state-of-the-art distribution center in Perryman, Maryland, Sept. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Sephora Americas VIPs as well as state and county government officials. The 655,000-square-foot Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center is the largest distribution center serving Sephora Americas.

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

Three veterans of the trade-show industry and longtime members of the NY NOW sales team have been promoted: Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer have been appointed to the new positions of vice president, show directors, and Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director.

The Scent-Sual Arts

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 the City of Angels and beyond. With the organization’s focus on everything from beginners’ workshops to large-scale art installations to annual fragrance awards, the IAO has a broad scope—and plenty of creativity to inspire and share.

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Professional salon haircolor product sales (at manufacturers’ shipment dollars) grew by 3.6% in 2013 to $783 million, with hair color continuing to be the primary driver of the salon business around which all other services revolve, according to the new 2013 Professional Salon Haircolor Study from Professional Consultants & Resources.

SkinStore.com Launches Online Beauty Evaluation Tool

SkinStore.com Launches Online Beauty Evaluation Tool

SkinStore.com has debuted Beauty Advisor, an esthetician-created evaluation tool that allows customers to obtain a professional-level assessment of their skincare and beauty needs in minutes using an online questionnaire.

PBA Rallies Support Against Domestic Violence

Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT program

As October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program is mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic in communities across the United States by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer their clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.