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California Legislation Allows Barbers, Beauticians to Serve Alcohol

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Bill AB 1322, which allows beauticians and barbers to serve alcoholic beverages in their shops without a license. The bill, which was sponsored by California assembly members Tom Daly and Scot Wilk, was originally introduced in February 2015 and was signed into law Sept. 28, 2016.

P&G Specialty Beauty Brands Transfer to Coty Finalized

The transfer of P&G Specialty Beauty Brands to Coty is now complete, making Coty the third-largest beauty company in the world with approximately $9 billion in revenue. As a combined company, Coty will now also hold the No.1 position in fragrances, and the No.2 and No.3 positions in salon hair and color cosmetics, respectively.

Editor's Note: BSB Hits Cosmoprof North America

Highlights from Cosmoprof North America

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) 2016 proved to be another successful show with record-breaking numbers. The return of special areas (think: Discover Beauty and Discover Scent) plus new additions, like Discover Green and Glamour Me, solidified the strength of the exhibition in both forecasting and providing the latest trends in the beauty industry. Says Daniela Ciocan, marketing director of Cosmoprof North America, “We look forward to continuing strategic and thoughtful expansions to best service our exhibitors
and attendees across the beauty industry.”