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The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has announced its three esteemed beauty business leaders for its 11th annual Cosmetic Innovators of the year Awards. The event will honor innovation and creativity in beauty product manufacturing and distribution July 13 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, during Cosmoprof North America.

The Kirschner Group Closes 2012 With Record Canadian Sales

The Kirschner Group Closes 2012 With Record Canadian Sales

The Kirschner Group has announced record sales in Canada for 2012. The manufacturers’ rep firm—which represents professional-beauty brands globally—also reports that it grew Helen of Troy sales in Canada 24% for the year.

TKG's Canadian team is (sitting, from left) Suzanne LaPierre; Janet Petrella-Ashby; (standing, from left) Guy Massy; Lance Posen; and Domenic Sgromo.

Sgromo is the managing director of Canada and the key account manager for Beauty Systems Group Canada.

Schaeffer Raises More Than $5 Million for Diabetes Research at City of Hope

George W. Schaeffer with the City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life Award

George W. Schaeffer, president and CEO of OPI Products and Aloxxi International, was honored with the City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award at the beauty industry's gala dinner July 21 in Las Vegas.

The award is the City of Hope’s most prestigious philanthropic honor, presented annually to a salon-industry leader who has demonstrated outstanding business and altruistic leadership.