Protecting Sensitive Customer Data

Protecting Sensitive Customer Data
Credit card security breaches are happening more frequently. Take steps to avoid penalties and protect your customers.

Credit cards. What would today's retailer do without them? If you're like most merchants, you've found that the ubiquitous plastic card has become the default transaction tool for purchases large and small. But there's a hidden danger in being too cavalier about how your staff handles credit card transactions. You can be hit with costly fines and penalties if you ignore increasingly tight regulations governing the protection of customer data, especially if your violation leads to an actual release of customer information into criminal hands.

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards 2014

NYX Cosmetics will host its multinational competition FACE Awards to name the Beauty Vlogger of the Year on YouTube at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Aug. 22.

The third annual Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites Awards 2014 gives contestants a chance to win $25,000, consultations with pro makeup artists, a year’s supply of NYX Cosmetics and the opportunity to build a promising professional career in makeup artistry.

CPNA Introduces Interactive Experience, Report on Hair Care

Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America will present its first-ever interactive experience area on its show floor during the upcoming show July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Mark Cuban Named PBA Business Forum Keynote Speaker

Mark Cuban

Businessman, TV personality and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the Professional Beauty Association's keynote speaker for the 2014 PBA Business Forum, taking place July 13 during PBA Beauty Week. Hosted by Cosmoprof North America, PBA Beauty Week is scheduled for July 12-15 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

A Revolutionary Rebranding

Sara Pirok, Fromm International
Fromm International rebrands its immense array of products to meet the ever-evolving needs of stylists and consumers alike.

Fromm International has a long and storied history stretching back to 1907 when founder James Simon created handcrafted razor strops. But even with more than a century of innovations under its belt, the company shows no sign of slowing down.

Read the full story in the Beauty Store Business June Digital Edition.

[Photo of Sara Pirok by Armando Sanchez; Easel photo: Thinkstock]

Palladio Beauty Group Names New President

Palladio Beauty Group Names New President

Palladio Beauty Group, marketer of premium color cosmetics, has appointed Thomas R. Winarick the brand president, overseeing marketing, sales and operations.

Brand representatives say the appointment is compatible with Palladio Beauty Group’s initiative to significantly increase its global reach and enhance the positioning of its Palladio Herbal and Vitamin Enriched beauty brand.