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WATCH: Beauty Bus Discusses Its Mission, Beauty Drive With KCAL9

VIDEO: Beauty Bus Discusses Its Mission With KCAL9

Beauty Bus Foundation CEO Ronda Wilkin and co-founder Wendy Marantz Levine join KCAL9 to discuss the organization's annual Beauty Drive. The April 27 charity event will help raise funds to deliver beauty services to those suffering with serious illnesses and their caregivers.

Watch the video to find out more about what inspired Wendy Marantz Levine to start the charity and learn more details about the event!

2015 EBC to Be Held April 18-19 in Somerset, New Jersey

2015 EBC to Be Held April 18-19 in Somerset, New Jersey

The Eastern Buying Conference—which wrapped up March 31 in Atlantic City, New Jersey—is moving to the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, New Jersey, next year, show officials have announced.

The 2015 dates for the trade show that draws beauty retailers and beauty distributors and is hosted by the Northeast Beauty Rep Association—also known as NEBRA or NeBRA—are April 18-19, back to a Saturday-Sunday format.

The dates are well after Easter and Passover in 2015 too.

Sally Beauty Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers

Sally Beauty Holdings

Sally Beauty Holdings is offering one free year of credit monitoring and identity-theft protection to customers who may have been affected by its recent data-breach incident.

Although the scope of the data breach has not yet been fully determined, the professional beauty products retailer and distributor has committed itself to keeping customers apprised of updates and providing affected customers with ongoing support.

ScentWorld Secures New Sponsors

ScentWorld 2014

ScentWorld Events has secured flagship sponsors for its global scent and sensory marketing event, ScentWorld 2014, taking place June 12-13 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

The conference features two days of networking, presentations and workshops, helping professionals to creatively build their businesses with profitable ideas. Attendees hear from leading minds in scent and sensory market research, technology and trends, and applications, with inspiration from dynamic exhibitions featuring the top global companies.

Coty Acquires Lena White

Coty Acquires Lena White

Coty entered into an agreement in January to acquire Lena White, the largest international distributor of OPI. For the past 30 years, Lena White has served as OPI’s distributor in the United Kingdom for the professional and retail beauty channels.

Carranza Named President of R+Co

Reuben Carranza, president of R+Co

Reuben Carranza is the president of R+Co, a new professional haircare line launching in May, as announced by Luxury Brand Partners, an incubator for artist-driven beauty brands, for which Carranza oversees the development of innovative brands and education platforms the brand is launching.

R+Co brings together a collective of top stylists, led by Howard McLaren, Thom Priano and Garren, to celebrate the culture of hairdressing, provide high-performance products created from a unique point of view and offer groundbreaking education.