Jeffree Star wants more, more, more!

Jeffree Star Cosmetics launches two new liquid lipstick shades at Morphe Brushes.

It was an exciting night for fans who were lined up around the Morphe Brushes shopping center to meet Jeffree Star in Burbank, California, Sept. 29. A purchase of one of his new shades: “Dominatrix” and “Masochist,” was entry to meet Star and take a picture with him. Before the swarm of fans commenced, Beauty Store Business caught up with the CEO who told us about his future plans for highlighters, eye shadows and more.

NYX Cosmetics to Open First Digitally Enabled Retail Stores

NYX Professional Makeup is opening its flagship and first-ever retail store on Oct. 2 at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall in Arcadia, California. The cult brand will also open up additional stores nationwide and globally in select urban centers throughout 2016.

Halloween Spending Expected to Reach $6.9 Billion

As retailers gear up for the holiday-season influx of shoppers, Halloween ought to be high on their list. More than 157 million Americans are expected to celebrate Halloween this year, spending an average of $74.34 per person, with total spending reaching $6.9 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Coleman-Harrison Debuts in the Midwest & the Northeast

After years of professional-beauty manufacturers' rep firms-sector consolidation and the race to become national (and international), a new, major player is suddenly on the scene in the Midwest and the Northeast territories: Coleman-Harrison, a company headed up by rep veterans Charlie Coleman, Tom Harrison and Chris Gunderson.

Coleman and Harrison are the co-principals of the Midwest and Northeast territories of Coleman-Harrison, and Gunderson is their partner in the Northeast, Beauty Store Business has learned

Holiday Shoppers Expect More From Retailers

Holiday shoppers plan to shop both in-store (94%) and online (92%) this upcoming season, with 94% of consumers planning to shop from a computer and 49% making purchases from a mobile device, according to the 2015 Holiday Shipping Survey from Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce. The survey results show that participants want an array of choices and alternatives they may select to address shopping, shipping and returns preferences.