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ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty announced Sept. 11 financial results for the 13-week period and 26-week period that ended Aug. 2, which compares to the same periods that ended Aug. 3, 2013.

Emery to Join Cortex USA Sept. 1 as CEO

Emery to Join Cortex USA Sept. 1 as CEO

Longtime salon-industry executive Gregg Emery will be the new CEO of Cortex USA effective Sept. 1, Beauty Store Business has learned.

"It's a great opportunity to bring truly professional lines to the salon industry," Emery told BSB Aug. 18.

Established in 2004, Cortex is a supplier of advanced and fashion-forward products for both professional and home use—including blow-dryers, flat irons, curling irons, hairbrushes and other haircare items.

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.

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Co-founder of Redken Laboratories Paula Kent Meehan passed away at age 82 in her Beverly Hills home June 23.

“Today, we lost a true legend in the professional haircare industry. The legacy that she has left sustains the brand today,” says Redken U.S. general manager Leslie Marino. “Paula created products and education programs that propelled the industry’s transformation. Her pioneering ways will be missed but her spirit will be in our hearts and minds forever.”

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards 2014

NYX Cosmetics will host its multinational competition FACE Awards to name the Beauty Vlogger of the Year on YouTube at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Aug. 22.

The third annual Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites Awards 2014 gives contestants a chance to win $25,000, consultations with pro makeup artists, a year’s supply of NYX Cosmetics and the opportunity to build a promising professional career in makeup artistry.