J. White & Associates

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.

J. White Represents Cortex International

J. White & Associates, which places emerging market leaders with key distribution and retailing partners, has forged a partnership with Miami-based Cortex International.

J. White & Associates Names Manufacturers’ Summit Speakers

J. White & Associates Names Manufacturers’ Summit Speakers

Two well-respected beauty-industry veterans are slated to speak at J. White & Associates' Fourth Annual Manufacturers’ Summit, an invitation-only event Jan. 15 at the ARIA in Las Vegas: Kelly Huether, president of Life of Riley, and Daniela Ciocan, director of marketing for SoGeCos Americas.

J. White & Associates Is Now Repping the LAY/N/GO Cosmo Cosmetics Bag

J. White & Associates Is Now Repping the LAY/N/GO Cosmo Cosmetics Bag

J. White & Associates is now partnering with LAY/N/GO Cosmo, a unique storage and travel solution for cosmetics, other beauty supplies, jewelry and additional items.

The November 2012 issue of Consumer Reports' ShopSmart magazine named it one of "16 Awesome New Clutter-Busters" (page 22), commenting that "The experts swear by these organizers."

J. White Announces New Associate

Industry veteran Dewayne Heffley joined J. White & Associates July 16. He will be working with the national manufacturers rep firm's team and its brands at Cosmoprof North America 2012 in Las Vegas.

Heffley has been a manufacturers rep for more than two decades. He joins J. White & Associates from CFN Beauty Representation, which acquired Tom Donohue & Associates in the Southwest last January.

"Dewayne is a well-respected leader in the industry," said president Jeff White, "and we are delighted to have him on our team."