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Target’s Beauty Concierge Program Expands to Additional U.S. Markets

Target’s Beauty Concierge Program Expands to Additional U.S. Markets

Target has expanded its ever-growing Beauty Concierge program to 95 stores in New York, New Jersey, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Dallas-Fort Worth market. "We’re thrilled with the early success of the Beauty Concierge program and its expansion to more markets across the country,” says Christina Hennington, Target’s vice president of beauty and personal care.

The program is now available in nearly 300—or about 17%—of Target's 1,797 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States. (Target also has 122 brick-and-mortar stores in Canada.)

In Memoriam: Burton Scheff

In Memoriam: Burton Scheff

Burton "Burt" Scheff, beauty-industry pioneer and The Burmax Co. CEO, passed away Nov. 1 at the age of 77. Scheff started working in the family business—The Burmax Brush Co.—when he was in high school.

He continued working while going to New York University as a business major. Shortly after graduation his dad passed away, and he took over running the company at the age of 22.

Tweezerman International Strengthens Its U.S. Position

Tweezerman International Strengthens Its U.S. Position

ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, parent company of Tweezerman International, has announced the acquisition of a majority share of QVS Global—a China-based beauty tools and personal-care specialist—for its ZWILLING Beauty Group.

QVS Global is known as an experienced and innovative mass- and medium-market personal-care accessories company.

Bluemercury to Open in Alexandria, Virginia, and Rye, New York

Bluemercury to Open in Alexandria, Virginia, and Rye, New York

Bluemercury—the fast-growing "luxury beauty products and spa retail chain"—will continue its national rollout with the opening of its seventh location in the Washington, D.C., metro area Feb. 16 and the opening of its first site in the Westchester, New York, area in March, Beauty Store Business has been told.

Woodley & Bunny Launches West Coast Flagship

Woodley & Bunny now has a second brick and mortar—a West Hollywood, California, beauty apothecary—in the Los Angeles area.

Six years ago, co-founders Misha and Erin Anderson opened their Brooklyn, New York-based, hybrid apothecary and full-service salon.