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ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

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ASD Welcomes Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

The mega consumer-merchandise show ASD Las Vegas is welcoming the Independent Retailer Conference to its March 16-19, 2014, show in Las Vegas.

“We’re excited to bring expert education and trusted support uniquely for independent retailers to our upcoming show, providing the thousands of independent retailers who attend each ASD Show a valuable experience to help their stores further succeed,” said Camille Candella, ASD Show marketing director.

Emerald Expositions to Acquire GLM

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Emerald Expositions to Acquire GLM

Emerald Expositions (formerly Nielsen Expositions) is set to acquire George Little Management from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million in a deal announced Dec. 20 with an expected close of January 2014.

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

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Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

There are nine key fragrances that retailers ought to be aware of in 2014, according to a comprehensive study by Arylessence. The fragrance company uncovered nine scents that are expected to stimulate consumer interest in sensory-driven product categories, including personal care, in 2014.

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

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Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Mixologiste is the global beauty-trend prediction for 2014, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. What does it involve, you ask? It’s part of the ongoing blurred lines between beauty technology, involving overlaps between skin care, hair care and color cosmetics; and combining technology and marketing from more than one category, leading to new combinations with new products, packaging, marketing and merchandise.

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