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Amazon Cracks Down On Fake Customer Reviews

Shoppers depend on product reviews more than ever, and e-commerce company Amazon recognizes that its customers’ purchases weigh heavily on reviews. As a result, the e-tailer has made updates to its customer reviews policy to ensure that its shoppers are experiencing the most authentic product reviews possible.

Amazon has reportedly sued hundreds of people and companies in recent years that provided fake reviews on its site for a fee or purchased them.

StyleCon 2016 Recap!

StyleCon 2016 was a lively event! On Saturday, November 5, thousands of beauty enthusiasts made their way to the Hangar at the OC Fair for the 10 a.m. opening. Paying anywhere from $39 to $300 for entry, pampering and generous swag bags, consumer attendees enjoyed exploring the latest in beauty and fashion—and making purchases at discounted prices. We saw a number of interesting new and emerging beauty brands—including family-owned and operated natural men’s grooming brand, Dapperman, as well as Daily Concepts, which offers innovative bathing products with an eco-friendly slant.

Walmart Expands Its Digital Payment Solutions

Walmart customers can now use Chase Pay on Walmart.com within the Walmart mobile application and in its stores through the Walmart Pay app.

The digital payment solution was created for Chase Visa credit and debit cards. It uses token technology—one-time complex codes—to process transactions and keep card information secure. Chase Pay does not interfere with customers earning rewards and receiving offers during payment.

CVS to Cut 600 Jobs

CVS Health is eliminating approximately 600 positions located primarily at its corporate facilities in Arizona, Illinois and Rhode Island by the 2016 year end. The company cites changing market dynamics and the increasingly competitive environment as the influences requiring it to operate more lean and efficiently.
 

JD Beauty Group Acquires Teeze W/ Eez

Hairstyling tools manufacturer teeze w/ eez has been acquired by JD Beauty Group. Its signature teeze w/ eez teasing tool will be managed under the Wet Brush-Pro line.

“We are thrilled to bring a strong professional teasing tool under the Wet Brush umbrella,” said Jeffrey Davidson, COO of Wet Brush. “We are committed to marketing the best hair tools in the industry.”