Urban Expositions Acquires Western Exhibitors Shows

Urban Expositions—a producer of gift, souvenir and resort-merchandise trade shows—has acquired the Portland Gift & Accessories Show, the San Francisco Cash & Carry Show,

Burmax Selects New National Sales Manager

The Burmax Co. has appointed a new national sales manager. Jay Ohlrich will be responsible for new business development as well as growing the company’s existing relationships. He’ll be working closely with the Burmax regional sales managers and sales representative groups.

Bennie Lowery Retires at SBH

Bennie Lowery will retire from his role as senior vice president of Sally Beauty Holdings on Dec. 31, after 23 years of service to the company.

Lowery, who worked in the beauty industry for 40 years, is continuing as a consultant for the company.

"Few people have left a mark on our industry like Bennie has and even fewer have developed the lasting and genuine friendships that Bennie will continue to enjoy," says Gary Winterhalter, president and CEO of Sally Beauty Holdings.

China Glaze Launches The Hunger Games Collection

China Glaze, a division of American International Industries, has partnered with Lions Gate on a collection of nail polish to debut in conjunction with the March 23, 2012, release of The Hunger Games.