beauty products

Consumers Buy More Online in Winter

An average of 34% of consumers buy more online in winter than at other times of the year, according to the participants of a survey conducted by One Hour Translation in eight key world markets during the latter half of January 2015. Winter is defined as January and February in seven countries; June, July and August in Australia.

The countries breakdown is as follows:

PBA Distributor Event Set for April

2015 Distributor Executive Conference

The Professional Beauty Association’s 2015 Distributor Executive Conference, hosted by Neill Corp.-The Salon People, will take place April 8-9 in Hammond, Louisiana.

The annual event is designed as an educational and networking opportunity for independent beauty distributors of all sizes, and will include training, speakers and panel discussions focused on leading trends and topics of interest for today’s beauty distributors. There will also be a facilities tour.

Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio to Debut Sunday at ISSE

Sally Beauty Supply's new Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio will make its first-ever appearance this Sunday at the Professional Beauty Association's Long Beach International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.

The Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio—which uses a truck—features 750 shades and has a partial tagline of “one brilliant wall of color.”

J. White & Associates Teams Up With California Tan

Manufacturers rep firm J. White & Associates is now partnering with California Tan, a division of New Sunshine, based in Indianapolis. New Sunshine’s portfolio includes nearly every leading brand in sunless and UV tanning.

Decline in Cyber Attacks; 61-Plus Million Customer Records Still Stolen

There has been a 50% decline in the number of cyber attacks against U.S. retailers since 2012, according to IBM's 2014 Retail Research and Intelligence Report. Nevertheless, the number of records stolen from retailers remains at near-record highs—with more than 61 million records stolen from retailers by cyber attackers in 2014.