beauty business

Skincare Spotlight: WWD Digital Beauty Summit

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This first-ever WWD event gave attendees invaluable insight into today's market - information you can use.
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Ada S. Polla

I had the pleasure of attending the first-ever WWD Digital Forum: Beauty Edition during Fashion Week earlier this year in New York City. As is usual with such high-caliber conferences, I left the day with more ideas than my brain could sift through and a much longer to-do list than I had arrived with. As Peter Born, executive editor of beauty at WWD, said in his opening remarks, "Digital and beauty belong together." If I ever doubted this, Tuesday, Feb 11, changed my mind forever.

Dick Peterson Retires From Jatai International

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Dick Peterson

Dick Peterson, vice president of sales for Jatai International, has retired from his post effective June 30.

"It has been a pleasure and honor to have worked with Dick. He brought many years of experience to Jatai that is irreplaceable," said Dean Wada, president of Jatai International. "More importantly, we formed a great friendship, which I will cherish for the rest of my life. I will miss working with him. We congratulate Dick on his long career in the beauty and barber industry. He touched many lives."

J. White Represents Cortex International

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

Paula Malloy Joins TKG

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Paula Malloy, director of new business development, TKG

The Kirschner Group has added Paula Malloy to its team as director of new business development.

Malloy will focus on identifying business growth opportunities and will develop implementation plans for those new projects.

ICMAD’s 2014 CITY Awards Winners

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ICMAD’s 2014 CITY Awards Winners

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors awarded its 2014 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards at an event in New York City June 11. Here are the winning entries:

PRODUCT INNOVATION

Product Color Cosmetic: Grande Naturals, Grande Liner
Product Skincare Face: Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, Ferulic + Retinol Fibroblast Anti-Aging Moisturizer
Product Bath & Body: KALLISTA, Daily Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands

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