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Super Bowl Spending up From Last Year

Average spending by this year's Super Bowl viewers will reach a survey high of $77.88, up from $68.27 last year, according to the National Retail Federation's Super Bowl Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Beauty & The Law: Lawsuits Against Beauty Store Businesses (Not Our Magazine!)

Check out the latest cases that affect our industry.

Disputes and lawsuits are part of the American way of doing business. You can control when you are the plaintiff bringing a lawsuit, but being sue is usually a major unanticipated and resented disruption. Businesspeople want to know if their companies will be sued so they can anticipate and plan for their resources and expenses, but unfortunately lawyers can't see into the future to know when businesses will find themselves hauled into court as defendants.

Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio to Debut Sunday at ISSE

Sally Beauty Supply's new Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio will make its first-ever appearance this Sunday at the Professional Beauty Association's Long Beach International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.

The Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio—which uses a truck—features 750 shades and has a partial tagline of “one brilliant wall of color.”

NRF Hopeful for Tax Reform

The National Retail Federation welcomed some of the proposals presented by President Obama during his State of the Union address earlier this week, saying they set the stage for a number of long-awaited debates in Congress.

Promotions Influence Shopping Decisions

Promotions help determine where a customer shops and what they buy, according to a recent study by RetailMeNot, a marketplace for digital offers. The study, which was conducted using Google Consumer Surveys (and other third-party research) unveils several stages of the consumer shopping journey and demonstrates how promotions have a significant impact at each stage along the way.

Top Global Consumer Trends of 2015

Consumers are maximizing their time and money by finding products and services that combine multiple needs, according to research company Euromonitor International's list of the Top 10 global consumer trends for 2015.

“In 2015, the sharing economy is growing and disrupting the way in which individuals think of space and ownership.

Consumers are increasingly preoccupied with access to goods rather than owning them outright,” said the report’s author and Euromonitor consumer trends consultant Daphne Kasriel-Alexander.