The global organic personal-care and cosmetic products market is expected to reach $19.8 billion by 2022, according to “Organic Personal Care and Cosmetic Products Market – Global Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2022” from Allied Market Research.
The branded beauty store trend continues with London-based Pixi Beauty. Available in the United States via Target stores and online, Pixi Beauty has opened its first U.S. store.
The brand, which was founded by Swedish makeup artist Petra Strand more than 10 years ago, now occupies a nearly 1,700-square-foot boutique on Abbott Kinney Boulevard in Los Angeles’ Venice area; which happens to be near its U.S. headquarters in Santa Monica.
Beauty Store Business, and the industry at large, mourns the loss of one of professional beauty’s most beloved family members: Fabio Sementilli, vice president of education at Coty Professional Beauty.
Sementilli died tragically on January 23 in Woodland Hills, California at age 49. He was known as a mentor to many, believing that continuing education and giving back were the cornerstones of our industry.
Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.
JD Beauty Group announced a global partnership with The Kirschner Group, Inc., effective January 1, 2017. The Kirschner Group, Inc. is a worldwide sales and merchandising organization that represents manufacturers in the professional hair, skin and nail industry. While The Kirschner Group has serviced JD Beauty Group internationally in the past, they will expand those services to the United States and transition to a global partnership.
Robanda International announced Lori Feldman of BTB Sales & Marketing as its rep of the year, based on overall sales totals across its brands.
According to Anita Zappacosta, executive director at Robanda International, Feldman "took over business in the Northeast territory at a challenging time in her personal life a few short years ago and began building some outstanding relationships giving our Robanda customers great service all while building an amazing footprint of business with the Robanda brands."