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NY NOW Welcomes More Than 350 International Companies

NY NOW Welcomes More Than 350 International Companies

More than 350 international suppliers from 55 countries will be among the 2,800 exhibiting companies at the winter 2014 edition of NY NOW, the Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF), at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and the Passenger Ship Terminal’s Pier 94 in New York City Feb. 1-6.

Groupon Adds Resident Beauty Expert, Advisory Board

Groupon Adds Resident Beauty Expert, Advisory Board

Groupon has introduced Favin the Beauty Maven as the new face of its health, beauty and wellness category. Offering her expertise via her Groupon.com blog, as well as on her social-media channels, Favin shares her beauty tips and insight into a variety of trends and treatments.

CFN Beauty Representation Managing Partner Chuck Cohen Announces His Retirement

CFN Beauty Representation Managing Partner Chuck Cohen Announces His Retirement

Chuck Cohen—the longtime managing partner of the CFN Beauty Representation manufacturers rep firm—retired effective Dec. 31, 2013.

Cohen is the "C" in CFN. Other rep firm partners are Gary Fishkin (the "F") and Steven Nutile (the "N"), who have both thanked Cohen for his leadership, growing CFN into what it is today and his years of dedicated service to the firm as well as to the industry.

ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

The mega consumer-merchandise show ASD Las Vegas is welcoming the Independent Retailer Conference to its March 16-19, 2014, show in Las Vegas.

“We’re excited to bring expert education and trusted support uniquely for independent retailers to our upcoming show, providing the thousands of independent retailers who attend each ASD Show a valuable experience to help their stores further succeed,” said Camille Candella, ASD Show marketing director.

Emerald Expositions to Acquire GLM

Emerald Expositions to Acquire GLM

Emerald Expositions (formerly Nielsen Expositions) is set to acquire George Little Management from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million in a deal announced Dec. 20 with an expected close of January 2014.

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

There are nine key fragrances that retailers ought to be aware of in 2014, according to a comprehensive study by Arylessence. The fragrance company uncovered nine scents that are expected to stimulate consumer interest in sensory-driven product categories, including personal care, in 2014.