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Groupon Expands Deal Builder Tool, Reaches 25,000 Deals

Groupon has added several additions to its popular Deal Builder tool for merchants, expanding the platform to include restaurants and providing all businesses with greater control over the appearance and structure of their promotion.

Consumers to Increase Halloween Spending

Consumers to Increase Halloween Spending

The average adult is expected to spend $77.52 on Halloween this year, up from last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $7.4 billion.

“As one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, Halloween has retailers of all shapes and sizes preparing their stores and websites for the busy fall shopping season,” said NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay.

2016 and Beyond: Color Trends Forecast Revealed

2016 and Beyond: Color Trends Forecast Revealed

Soft nudes and blushes on the lips and cheeks juxtaposed with pops of bold, contemporary chroma for eyes and nails are a glimpse into the variety of trends to look forward to beginning in 2016, according to Color Trends 2016+, the seventh annual color and beauty trends forecast from Impact Colors.

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Believe it or not, keeping a positive attitude can actually boost your profits.

Happy workers mean higher profits. Customers are inspired to buy more when everyone on the job communicates a positive mental attitude. Saying’s not doing, of course. Just how can you promote good workplace vibes? Management gurus say it’s a two-step process. First, make a decision to develop and maintain your own healthy emotional outlook. Second, inspire this same mental state among your employees. It all starts with you.

Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

Sephora Americas Opens State-of-the-Art Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center

San Francisco-headquartered Sephora Americas officially opened a state-of-the-art distribution center in Perryman, Maryland, Sept. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Sephora Americas VIPs as well as state and county government officials. The 655,000-square-foot Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center is the largest distribution center serving Sephora Americas.

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

NY NOW Promotes Three Veteran Team Members

Three veterans of the trade-show industry and longtime members of the NY NOW sales team have been promoted: Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer have been appointed to the new positions of vice president, show directors, and Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director.