salon industry

Bailey to Join Helen of Troy as Personal Care President

Leah Bailey, a highly-respected executive with 25-plus years of impressive experience in the beauty industry and a Harvard Business School MBA, will start March 2 at Helen of Troy as global president for personal care—a newly-established position that will oversee all of the company's personal-care business, Beauty Store Business has learned.

The PBA's Executive Director Writes an "Open Letter" to the Industry Regarding Deregulation

PBA's "Open Letter" to Industry Re: Deregulation

The executive director of the Professional Beauty Association has written an "open letter" to the professional-beauty industry about deregulation and the national attention it has recently received.

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.

PBA: ISSE Midwest "Postponed Indefinitely Starting With The 2013 Event"

PBA: ISSE Midwest "Postponed Indefinitely Starting With The 2013 Event"

This year's International Salon and Spa Expo Midwest scheduled for Nov. 3-4 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois—the only venue that the show has ever had—will not take place. And its future is uncertain.