beauty business

Marketing to Multiethnic Consumers Intensifies

Thirty percent, or 9 million, of 2010 U.S. census takers indicated mixed-raced heritage—up from 6.8 million in 2000; and more specifically, 16% indicated Hispanic and 13% indicated Black. Subsequently, the multicultural beauty products market continues to outpace the growth of the overall market for cosmetics and toiletries, posting a 3.7% increase in 2014, within an estimated $400 billion global beauty industry.

Do You Know Your Holiday Shopping Dates?

'Tis the season soon. Are you getting ready? Sure, there's Thanksgiving Nov. 27, Black Friday Nov. 28 and Cyber Monday Dec. 1. And, of course, Christmas Eve Dec. 24. However, did you know about the following upcoming dates for the 2014 holiday shopping season?

Nov. 29: Small Business Saturday
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The NPD Group: Specialty Stylers & Curling Irons/Brushes Lead U.S. Haircare Appliances Growth

How big is the overall U.S. haircare appliances business? Sales of flat irons/straighteners, hair dryers, specialty stylers and curling irons/brushes to consumers reached $1.318 billion for the 12-month period that ended in August 2014, Beauty Store Business has learned from The NPD Group.

Little Cans Hair Bows, Headbands

Little Cans' pre-packaged sets of hair bows and headbands offer the following: The Chloe collection of sequin bows, which are available in four thematic colors; The Patricia collection of hair flowers, which are available in four thematic colors; and The Elizabeth collection, with lacy flowers that are available in three thematic colors. Each collection comes with interchangeable headbands in sizes that fit babies to adults. The can is intended to be used for storage or even as a cute tote! Visit www.littlecans.com.

TOCCA Holiday Candela Collection

Best of Market Award winner for the Summer 2014 edition of NY NOW, TOCCA's Holiday Candela Collection offers classic holiday home fragrance scents that are individually housed in gold-embellished cartons. Each limited-edition scent is hand poured into custom designed scalloped glass. The collection's options are Marrakesh (Vanilla Tabak), Chamonix (Rosemary Pine) and Meribel (Vanilla Fig). Call 855.929.7122 or visit www.tocca.com.