beauty business

Murad Files Lawsuit Against CVS

Murad has filed an unfair business practices lawsuit against CVS for what it says is the unauthorized selling of diverted and defaced Murad products in CVS stores and on CVS.com, the skincare company announced June 8.

In the lawsuit, Murad alleges that because CVS has no authorized relationship with it, CVS secretly diverts Murad products from unknown sources to sell Murad’s highly sought-after products in CVS stores and on www.CVS.com.

Eastern Buying Conference 2016 to Be Held in East Rutherford, New Jersey

The next Eastern Buying Conference will not be—as previously announced—at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, New Jersey, April 2-3, Beauty Store Business has learned.

Instead, it is returning to a site longtime exhibitors and attendees are more familiar with: East Rutherford, New Jersey, where it was held for many years before moving to Atlantic City, New Jersey, and then to Somerset this past April.

Future Industries Partners With Sprayco/MJS Packaging

Future Industries and Sprayco/MJS Packaging have formed a strategic partnership. Future Industries is now the Allure Style Accessories division of Sprayco/MJS Packaging, and Future Industries’ Morey Serouya is the division’s vice president.

Sally Beauty Provides Update On Its Recent Security Investigation

Sally Beauty Holdings updated its customers May 28 about its ongoing investigation of the illegal intrusion into its payment-card systems as well as its efforts to provide support to customers who may have been affected by the incident.

Understanding Stem Cells

Ada S. Polla
Discover the variety and benefits of this ingredient—and what it could mean for your beauty store.

I sometimes think the skincare world suffers from what I think of as "flavor-of-the-month syndrome," meaning that every month there is a new ingredient that is on everyone's lips and in most brands' jars. Do you remember the pomegranate craze? Followed by the acai berry fad? And the bee venom phenomenon? The list goes on. Usually, all of these ingredients are beneficial to the skin, and, indeed, are here to stay, whether or not they remain as trendy.

Helping “Outsiders” Fit Into the Family Business

Family businesses aren’t just for family. Here are tips on making “outsiders” feel at home.

“Welcome to the family business. Take a back seat.” Does that sound friendly? Maybe not, but too often family business employees with a politically incorrect last name hear something similar. These non-family workers often get the short end of the stick. Some get shouldered out of important meetings. Others get passed over when promotion time rolls around. And the company parking lot? Family “outsiders” often get assigned the worst spots. However it plays out, discrimination against non-family employees can be costly to the bottom line.