beauty business

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.

New Study Details Chair & Suite Rentals

New Study Details Chair & Suite Rentals

By 2015, nearly 50% of all U.S. salons will offer some form of the booth rental/leasing model. In the long run, there’s little doubt that the better managed, private and corporate chains and booth rental salons combined will satisfy nearly 75% of all U.S. salon consumer market needs. That’s according to the new “Professional Salon Industry—2013, Chair and Suite Rental Study” from Professional Consultants & Resources, a strategic consultancy and salon-industry data source in the United States.

Zelo Professional: At-Home Keratin For Retail

Zelo Professional: At-Home Keratin For Retail
Boca Cosmetics Group scores success with an alternative to in-salon keratin treatments: affordable at-home keratin systems.

A few years ago, when Claudio Correia, president of Boca Cosmetics Group in Boca Raton, Florida, noted that keratin treatments were becoming all the rage in salons across the country, he saw a perfect opportunity to expand his business. What if clients could perform their own straightening and smoothing treatments at home?