PBA Appoints New Director of Marketing, Communications

The Professional Beauty Association has announced Jody Ryan as its new director of marketing & communication. She joins the PBA with more than 17 years of marketing communications experience, including marketing, media, brand engagement and strategic planning.

BeautyBooked Rolls Out the BeautyPass in Manhattan

BeautyBooked has started up its BeautyPass—a monthly subscription service where customers can sign up for unlimited beauty services.

Its first product offering, among others planned, is unlimited blowouts for $99 a month in every area of Manhattan in New York City.

Features: The Future of Anti-Virus Software: What Now?

What formerly passed as protection for your computer data is no longer sufficient to protect it from sophisticated hackers and viruses.

Anti-virus leader Symantec sent shockwaves through the beauty retail community with the statement that anti-virus software is dead, leaving beauty store owners wondering, "Now what?"

Tour Las Vegas' Best Beauty Retailers July 11

After a year off at Cosmoprof North America 2014, Cosmoprof North America will once again offer its popular "Las Vegas' Best Beauty Retailers" tour in a collaboration with Beauty Store Business on the Saturday before this year's show officially starts (July 11).

FIT’s Beauty Think Tank Presents Future of Luxury

Lasting memories, "centers of creation" flagship stores, and like-minded cities will drive future sales in the luxury sector, according to new research revealed by graduating students in the Fashion Institute of Technology's School of Graduate Studies Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Master of Professional Studies program.

The Campaign For Safe Cosmetics: For the Federal Personal Care Products Safety Act With "Strengthening" Amendments

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics—a national coalition that works to make personal-care products safe for consumers, workers and the planet, and is a project of the Breast Cancer Fund—announced June 12 that it applauds the work of Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), urges the United States Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee to take up the Personal Care Products Safety Act and wants it to incorporate "key strengthening amendments to make it a truly ro