Walmart Expands Its Digital Payment Solutions

Walmart customers can now use Chase Pay on 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.”

Women Plan to Buy More Natural Beauty Products

Over the next two years, 35 percent more women consumers are expected to purchase natural beauty products, according to a Green Beauty Barometer survey by Kari Gran, maker of all-natural skincare products. Furthermore, the regions of the United States that expect to see the largest increase in natural beauty product purchases are the Midwest and Northeast regions (both to the tune of 36 percent).

Google Home Technology for Efficient Beauty Shopping!

Google recently released its tech device Google Home, which is powered by Google Assistant, and is a competitor to Amazon Echo.

Google Home is quite the virtual assistant. It’s more than just a voice-activated Google browser. It offers a variety of conveniences that make your day easier, such as connecting to home or office gadgets that control lights and temperature; and it adds a decorative touch to your home or office.