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CFN Beauty Representation Managing Partner Chuck Cohen Announces His Retirement

CFN Beauty Representation Managing Partner Chuck Cohen Announces His Retirement

Chuck Cohen—the longtime managing partner of the CFN Beauty Representation manufacturers rep firm—retired effective Dec. 31, 2013.

Cohen is the "C" in CFN. Other rep firm partners are Gary Fishkin (the "F") and Steven Nutile (the "N"), who have both thanked Cohen for his leadership, growing CFN into what it is today and his years of dedicated service to the firm as well as to the industry.

ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

The mega consumer-merchandise show ASD Las Vegas is welcoming the Independent Retailer Conference to its March 16-19, 2014, show in Las Vegas.

“We’re excited to bring expert education and trusted support uniquely for independent retailers to our upcoming show, providing the thousands of independent retailers who attend each ASD Show a valuable experience to help their stores further succeed,” said Camille Candella, ASD Show marketing director.

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

There are nine key fragrances that retailers ought to be aware of in 2014, according to a comprehensive study by Arylessence. The fragrance company uncovered nine scents that are expected to stimulate consumer interest in sensory-driven product categories, including personal care, in 2014.

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Mixologiste is the global beauty-trend prediction for 2014, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. What does it involve, you ask? It’s part of the ongoing blurred lines between beauty technology, involving overlaps between skin care, hair care and color cosmetics; and combining technology and marketing from more than one category, leading to new combinations with new products, packaging, marketing and merchandise.

NPEW Expects Record Attendance, Exhibitors in 2014

NPEW Expects Record Attendance, Exhibitors in 2014

The 34th Annual Natural Products Expo West is set for March 6-9, 2014, at California's Anaheim Convention Center. It will be co-located with Engredea. NEXT Innovation Summit will also be present March 5-6, 2014, at the nearby Anaheim Hilton.

PBA Extends Shows Agreement With GES Through 2018

PBA Extends Shows Agreement With GES Through 2018

The Professional Beauty Association and Global Experience Specialists, which provides exhibition, event and entertainment experiences, have extended their existing trade-shows agreement.

The International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California, and Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas will continue to work with GES through 2018.