beauty retailer

National Small Business Week Hosts Awards, Webinars

As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and co-sponsors are hosting numerous training webinars from May 4 through 7. The webinars cover a variety of common business-topic areas regarding pay, digital footprints, new chip card payment technologies, benefits packages and online payment strategies.

JCPenney Expands Its Sephora Presence

As of May 1, JCPenney has begun introducing Sephora to 25 additional stores, enabling the global beauty retailer to enter new and smaller markets, while expanding JCPenney's reach as a premier destination for beauty.

Since the exclusive partnership launched in 2006, more than 500 JCPenney stores now feature a full-service SEPHORA offering.

Sally Beauty Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers

Sally Beauty Holdings

Sally Beauty Holdings is offering one free year of credit monitoring and identity-theft protection to customers who may have been affected by its recent data-breach incident.

Although the scope of the data breach has not yet been fully determined, the professional beauty products retailer and distributor has committed itself to keeping customers apprised of updates and providing affected customers with ongoing support.

Wahl Sidekick Trimmer

Wahl Sidekick Trimmer

This trimmer features a 60-minute runtime between charges, along with Wahl’s 1046 Standard blade for a close trim of the neck and sideburns. It includes a 5-position attachment comb, and has an ergonomic design that allows for a firm but comfortable grip, for total trimming control. Visit

Luxe It or Leave It

Courtesy of SKINS 6|2 COSMETICS
The luxury market is thriving, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right business model for every retailer.

Located in the heart of The Strip, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the city’s newest luxury resort. Featuring oversized rooms and luxurious amenities, the resort also boasts an eclectic lineup of retailers. Among the mix is SKINS 6|2 COSMETICS, a high-end beauty boutique.

Although a new venture, the store’s concept harkens back to a sister company previously opened in Europe. The owners were approached at Cosmoprof Bologna by resort executives who were looking for a unique boutique that would pique the interest of its upscale clientele.


Birchbox co-founders Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna
Oh, what a year it has been for co-founders Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna and their unique online-only beauty retailer!

After only one year in business, Birchbox continues to grow by leaps and bounds thanks to a one-of-a-kind business model, two savvy co-owners and an ever-growing team.