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Beauty & The Law

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Explore the legal considerations involved in advertising and brand protection on social-media sites.
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Jean Warshaw, lawyer and Beauty & The Law columnist

Beauty Store Business highlighted the importance of smart use of social media in its September 2013 article “Building a Successful Social-Media Campaign.” The insightful article focused on how businesses can maintain a social-media presence and happens to be a springboard for discussion about a broad range of legal topics.

Target to Expand Beauty Business Through Acquisition of DermStore

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Target to Expand Beauty Business Through Acquisition of DermStore

Target Corp. announced Aug. 6 an agreement to acquire the DermStore Beauty Group. The acquisition positions Target to expand its share of the rapidly evolving online beauty market and will further differentiate the company’s offerings in this important retail segment.

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

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Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.

New PBA Research Initiative for Distributors Launches

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Elizabeth Fantetti at the PBA's 2012 Distributor Executive Conference

The Professional Beauty Association is starting a new research initiative designed specifically for beauty-industry distributors, and is now seeking qualified participants.

"The final report will contain data that can’t be found anywhere else, and the results will be free for participants," says Elizabeth Fantetti, the PBA's membership director. "We are confident that the information will be of great value to those who work in the distribution arena."

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