beauty business

PBA Rallies Support Against Domestic Violence

Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT program

As October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program is mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic in communities across the United States by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer their clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.

Andis Introduces New Educators

Andis Introduces New Educators

Andis Co. has added three new hair professionals to its education team: Sean Casey, Renee Chamberlain and Dave Diggs.

“Adding these talented and respected educators will help Andis enhance our all-star team of educators and meet the increasing demand for clipper education in the beauty industry. Each brings his or her own unique flair and skill sets to deliver the very best content for hair professionals,” said Aileen Nunez, Andis international manager of education and style.

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty announced Sept. 11 financial results for the 13-week period and 26-week period that ended Aug. 2, which compares to the same periods that ended Aug. 3, 2013.

PBA Hosts Webinar for New Exhibitors

The Professional Beauty Association will be guiding new exhibitors on how to have a stress-free, productive exhibiting experience during its webinar, "New Exhibitors: Expectations & Execution," Sept. 18 at noon EDT.

The 45-minute complimentary Webinar will:

  • Discuss why event research is vital
  • Address how to abide by show management rules
  • Provide creative pre-marketing strategies to build awareness
  • Explain how to create and implement an exhibitor plan

In Memoriam: Gill Godbold

In Memoriam: Gill Godbold

Greg Dawson & Associates' Duncan "Gill" Godbold of San Jose, California, passed away Sept. 2. He was 66.

Godbold worked more than 40 years in the beauty supply business and was one of the best manufacturers reps in the industry who won many awards.

Andis Appoints Al Arends as Marketing Product Manager

Al Arends, Andis marketing product manager

Andis Co., maker of professional hair appliances and tools, has added Al Arends to its team as marketing product manager.

Arends will be responsible for overseeing products from inception to the market and working across the organization to develop and meet the company’s overall strategic product plan. He will report to Karen Formico, vice president of marketing.