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Revlon to Acquire All of The Colomer Group for $660 Million in Cash

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Revlon to Acquire All of The Colomer Group for $660 Million in Cash

Revlon will soon be back in the salon business. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Revlon Consumer Products Corp., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of The Colomer Group, a privately-held company focused on the professional salon channel, for a cash purchase price of $660 million. The announcement was made Aug. 5, and the acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Sephora Launches Revamped Beauty Insider Rewards Program

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Sephora Launches Revamped Beauty Insider Rewards Program

Sephora's loyalty rewards program, Sephora Beauty Insider, has relaunched with more beauty rewards, more first pass access and more exclusive experiences. Features and benefits of the revamped program include:

Birchbox and CEW Are Offering Two Limited-Edition Boxes

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Birchbox and CEW Are Offering Two Limited-Edition Boxes

Discovery ecommerce company Birchbox is partnering with Cosmetic Executive Women on two limited-edition boxes. The boxes were launched July 23 and feature winners chosen from the CEW 2013 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards.

The Limited Edition: Mass Appeal box (pictured) contains a selection of winners from the mass market; while the Limited Edition: Prestige Headliners features product winners from the prestige category.

BTB Sales & Marketing Repping Marianna Industries in Four Territories

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BTB Sales & Marketing Joins Marianna Industries

BTB Sales & Marketing has joined the sales team of beauty-product manufacturer and master distributor Marianna Industries. “I am pleased to announce that BTB Sales & Marketing has joined Marianna Industries effective July 1," says Kimberly DeGeorge, national sales manager for the dealer and retail divisions of Marianna Industries.

The BTB sales team is representing Marianna in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West territories.

Pharmaca Expands Its Natural Beauty Bar Services in California and Oregon

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Pharmaca Expands Its Natural Beauty Bar Services in California and Oregon

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy—featured as the cover story in the August issue of Beauty Store Business—has expanded its Natural Beauty Bar services from its original location in Pacific Palisades, California, to five other sites: Los Angeles (Brentwood), Menlo Park, Novato and Oakland, California, and Portland, Oregon.

Offering a variety of spa services, the Natural Beauty Bars further establish Pharmaca as a natural-beauty destination in each of these communities.

J. Paul Skin Care for Men Launches 2-in-1 Shave/Travel Razor at Nordstrom

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J. Paul Skin Care for Men 2-in-1 Shave/Travel Razor

J. Paul Skin Care for Men has launched at Nordstrom a patented 2-in-1 shave/travel accessory that combines a high-quality six-blade disposable razor with a dispenser for J. Paul's flagship product: Glide Shave Cream. The razor is being exclusively offered at Nordstrom on a limited basis, first through its Anniversary Sale, which started July 19, and then at all Nordstrom sites in the fall.

The unique razor product, which stores shave cream in its handle, allows for up to three to four shaves before being discarded.

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