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More Than 80% of Smartphone Users Now Stream Video

According to recently released data from The NPD Group’s Connected Intelligence Smartphone and Tablet Usage Report, 81% percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices. This usage is being driven primarily by users who are 25 and younger, who spend twice as much time watching video content on YouTube and Netflix mobile apps compared to users who are over the age of 25.

CEW Presents Spring's Beauty Insider Series on the West Coast

Cosmetic Executive Women held its spring West Coast Beauty Insider Series: "Brand New: Finding Your Niche" event featuring a panel discussion with top beauty executives March 22. The event—open to CEW members and nonmembers—kicked off with a cocktail and networking reception at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, followed by the panel program.

Success at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2016

The 49th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna drew in huge numbers. The largest international trade fair dedicated to the world of beauty saw the participation of 250,000 visitors and 2,510 exhibitors (+5%).

Cosmopack also had great success in Bologna. The event dedicated to the beauty supply chain grew by 5.42% and was attended by 21,900 professional visitors from the industry.

Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics Executives Launch Makeup Line

Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics executives Jeffrey Ten, Teresa Romano Broome and Tonie Shin are launching a prestige-quality, professional line of makeup called NOTE Professional Cosmetics in the Americas. NOTE Professional Cosmetics launched in April 2014 in Europe and Asia through corporate headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. It launched to the trades at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna March 18-21, and the brand will launch in the Americas at Cosmoprof North America July 24-26.

BSB Reader Discount for Cosmoprof North America!

Cosmoprof North America is right around the corner! As an exclusive, special offer, Beauty Store Business readers can purchase show tickets at a 50% discount by using code “2016BEAUTY.”

Beauty store owners can also register with the following manufacturers reps to take advantage of two complimentary show tickets: Gerry Udell Inc., Greg Dawson & Associates, Jay Halaby + Associates, The Kirschner Group, Southeast Rep Services, Ted Fishman & Associates, Van Nest Company and The Freeman Group. Complimentary badges may not be obtained after July 1.