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2016 and Beyond: Color Trends Forecast Revealed

2016 and Beyond: Color Trends Forecast Revealed

Soft nudes and blushes on the lips and cheeks juxtaposed with pops of bold, contemporary chroma for eyes and nails are a glimpse into the variety of trends to look forward to beginning in 2016, according to Color Trends 2016+, the seventh annual color and beauty trends forecast from Impact Colors.

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Believe it or not, keeping a positive attitude can actually boost your profits.

Happy workers mean higher profits. Customers are inspired to buy more when everyone on the job communicates a positive mental attitude. Saying’s not doing, of course. Just how can you promote good workplace vibes? Management gurus say it’s a two-step process. First, make a decision to develop and maintain your own healthy emotional outlook. Second, inspire this same mental state among your employees. It all starts with you.

Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

San Francisco-headquartered Sephora Americas officially opened a state-of-the-art distribution center in Perryman, Maryland, Sept. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Sephora Americas VIPs as well as state and county government officials. The 655,000-square-foot Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center is the largest distribution center serving Sephora Americas.

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

Three veterans of the trade-show industry and longtime members of the NY NOW sales team have been promoted: Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer have been appointed to the new positions of vice president, show directors, and Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director.

The Scent-Sual Arts

The Scent-sual Arts

The Institute for Art and Olfaction, based in Los Angeles and headed up by founder and director Saskia Wilson-Brown, is only a couple of years old, but it’s already making waves on the growing artisan fragrance scene in the City of Angels and beyond. With the organization’s focus on everything from beginners’ workshops to large-scale art installations to annual fragrance awards, the IAO has a broad scope—and plenty of creativity to inspire and share.

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Professional salon haircolor product sales (at manufacturers’ shipment dollars) grew by 3.6% in 2013 to $783 million, with hair color continuing to be the primary driver of the salon business around which all other services revolve, according to the new 2013 Professional Salon Haircolor Study from Professional Consultants & Resources.