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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.

Beauty and the Law: Taking a Swipe at Swipe Fees

Beauty and the Law: Taking a Swipe at Swipe Fees

Swipe fees are relatively small charges that banks impose on every credit and debit card transaction. Considering how many credit and debit card purchases there are, swipe fees add up quickly for retailers, consumers and credit card companies. According to a 2013 study prepared for the Merchants Payments Coalition, “Americans made an estimated 25.4 billion credit card purchases in 2012 with a total value of $2.4 trillion.

America's Beauty Show 2014 Sees More Than 55,000 Professionals

America's Beauty Show 2014

America's Beauty Show 2014, hosted by Cosmetologists Chicago, welcomed more than 55,000 professionals and more than 450 manufacturers and distributors March 22-24 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.