Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots have finalized their two-step merger launched in 2012 to form Walgreens Boots Alliance—marketed as the world's first global pharmacy-led health and well-being enterprise.
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.
ICMAD is in the process of implementing many new initiatives for the remainder of 2012 and into 2013. Read about them in the cover story on ICMAD president and CEO Pam Busiek in the October Beauty Store Business issue mailing soon.