Cosmoprof North America 2012

National Beauty Group, Jinny Corp. Dissolve Strategic Alliance

National Beauty Group, Jinny Corp. Dissolve Strategic Alliance

Lakewood, California-based National Beauty Group and Doraville, Georgia-based Jinny Corp. announced on Oct. 25 that the two companies have mutually agreed to dissolve their long-term, strategic alliance.

Remington Officially Enters U.S. Hair-Accessories Market

Remington Officially Enters U.S. Hair-Accessories Market

Spectrum Brands Holdings has announced that its Remington personal-care division has officially entered the U.S. women’s hair-accessories market.

Remington exhibited in Pavilion A at Cosmoprof North America 2012 in Las Vegas, handing out free hair accessories to beauty retailers and buyers.

What I Learned in Las Vegas at Cosmoprof North America 2012

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Courtesy of Cosmoprof North America

I’m back from the 10thCosmoprof North America July 22-24 in Las Vegas, and here are 20 things I now know.

1. Officially, the trade show featured 856 exhibiting companies on a sold-out show floor along with more than 25,000 attendees—a 9% increase over 2011.

Happy 10th Anniversary, CPNA!

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Cosmoprof North America 10th Anniversary

Cosmoprof North America 2012 starts Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center in Las Vegas. When the clock strikes 10 that morning opening up the show floor for business, it will also mark the 10th anniversary of CPNA.

J. White Announces New Associate

Industry veteran Dewayne Heffley joined J. White & Associates July 16. He will be working with the national manufacturers rep firm's team and its brands at Cosmoprof North America 2012 in Las Vegas.

Heffley has been a manufacturers rep for more than two decades. He joins J. White & Associates from CFN Beauty Representation, which acquired Tom Donohue & Associates in the Southwest last January.

"Dewayne is a well-respected leader in the industry," said president Jeff White, "and we are delighted to have him on our team."