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Natural Products Expo East Prepares for More Growth

Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East 2014—the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade event—is expecting continued growth, show officials say. The event, which includes natural beauty products, will take place Sept. 17-20 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Co-founder of Redken Laboratories Paula Kent Meehan passed away at age 82 in her Beverly Hills home June 23.

“Today, we lost a true legend in the professional haircare industry. The legacy that she has left sustains the brand today,” says Redken U.S. general manager Leslie Marino. “Paula created products and education programs that propelled the industry’s transformation. Her pioneering ways will be missed but her spirit will be in our hearts and minds forever.”

Preview Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America is set to take place July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

HCP & Co. Sells NYX Investment to L'Oréal

NYX Cosmetics

Private-equity firm HCP & Co. has signed an agreement to sell its investment in NYX Cosmetics to L'Oréal, as part of the sale of the company.

"HCP has been an amazing partner to work with in growing the business. They have added tremendous value, and I would recommend this team to any entrepreneur or business owner," said Toni Ko, NYX's founder and chairwoman.

Protecting Your Customers’ Information

Protecting Your Customers’ Data
Security breaches are happening more frequently. Read on to discover how you can protect yourself and your customers.

The mammoth security breach at Target stores over the 2013 holiday shopping season focused the nation on the reality of cybercrime and identity theft. Forty million people had credit or debit card numbers stolen in the attack and 70 million more had information--such as home addresses and phone numbers--taken by criminals. Target announced the attack on December 19 and just days later, Neiman Marcus reported it had also been the victim of a cyber attack during the holidays.