beauty business

Pureology Limited-Edition Aromatherapy Collection

This collection offers three holiday gift sets: Strength, which addresses micro-scarred, damaged and color-treated hair and uses an aromatherapy blend of lavender, honey, peach and vanilla; Hydrate, which addresses dry color-treated hair and contains an aromatherapy blend of ylang ylang, bergamot and patchouli; and Pure Volume, which addresses fine color-treated hair and uses an aromatherapy blend of amber, musk, peach and jasmine. Each set includes shampoo, conditioner, Colour Fanatic multi-tasking hair beautifier and a limited-edition scented candle.

Nicole by OPI Selena Gomez Holiday Gift Sets

Each kit features Selena Gomez lacquer, plus a free mini bottle of silver Gumdrops, a limited-edition matte-textured shade that is available only in these sets. The sets are Scarlett, a shimmery red-violet, and Pretty in Plum, a picture-perfect purple. The brand's formulas are designed to be long lasting, fast drying and salon quality. Visit www.nicolebyopi.com.

L'Oréal Set to Acquire Carol's Daughter

L’Oréal USA is acquiring New York City-based Carol’s Daughter, a multicultural brand that emerged during the 1990s natural-beauty movement. The brand was created by Lisa Price in 1993 and caters to a diverse, rapidly growing market, and has established a loyal consumer following across the country.

Stop, Thief

Stop, Thief
Retailers must always be vigilant for an old risk.

Picture this: Someone runs into your store, grabs an armful of merchandise and exits through the front door into a waiting van. The vehicle speeds off before you have a chance to see the license plate. That scenario can happen any time. It’s just one of the many tricks shoplifters pull to separate retailers from their merchandise.

NWBC Celebrates Women’s Small Business Month

In the last few decades, women entrepreneurs have made significant strides, but research confirms there is still work ahead of them. Last week, the members of the National Women's Business Council held a public meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss the state of women and business. Attendees explored key findings in the NWBC's 2013-2014 research and revealed that despite tremendous advancements made by women, there are still barriers for women to gaining access to the resources needed to start and grow a business.

NRF Launches Retail Jobs Week

The National Retail Federation on Oct. 13 kicked off Retail Jobs Week, a multifaceted effort to push back against long-held misperceptions about working in the retail industry. Through the initiative, NRF aims to continue educating federal lawmakers about the value retail jobs deliver for workers and the economy.