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Cosmoprof Bologna Sees Record-Breaking Attendance

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Cosmoprof Bologna Sees Record-Breaking Attendance

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna recorded an estimated 7% increase in attendance this year, with 207,238 visitors, and an approximate 21% increase in international visitors. In addition, there were 2,450 exhibitors from 69 different countries and 24 national groups.

2015 EBC to Be Held April 18-19 in Somerset, New Jersey

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2015 EBC to Be Held April 18-19 in Somerset, New Jersey

The Eastern Buying Conference—which wrapped up March 31 in Atlantic City, New Jersey—is moving to the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, New Jersey, next year, show officials have announced.

The 2015 dates for the trade show that draws beauty retailers and beauty distributors and is hosted by the Northeast Beauty Rep Association—also known as NEBRA or NeBRA—are April 18-19, back to a Saturday-Sunday format.

The dates are well after Easter and Passover in 2015 too.

WATCH: Beauty Bus, Nova Partner to Pamper Patients

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Beauty Bus Foundation

Beauty Bus Foundation and NOVA recently partnered to sponsor "head-to-wheels" mobility makeovers at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park, California.

During the event, Beauty Bus Foundation pampered terminally and critically ill patients with beauty makeovers, while NOVA provided free fixes for canes, walkers and wheelchairs.

The Beauty Bus Foundation sponsors about 21 of these events a year, often at hospitals.

March of Dimes New York Division Kicks Off New Spirit of Beauty Luncheon

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March of Dimes New York Division Kicks Off New Spirit of Beauty Luncheon

The first-ever March of Dimes New York Division Spirit of Beauty Luncheon is set to take place May 12 at Cipriani in New York City and become an annual event. As a nonprofit, March of Dimes focuses on supporting pregnancy and baby health.

The Spirit of Beauty Luncheon will honor Sarah Brown, Vogue beauty director; Mally Roncal, Mally Beauty president and founder; and Jacquie Tractenberg, Tractenberg & Co. president.

Retail Sales Increase to 4.1% in 2014

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Retail Sales Increase to 4.1% in 2014

This year’s retail-industry sales are expected to increase 4.1%, up from 3.7% in 2013, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 economic forecast. Furthermore, online sales are expected to grow between 9% and 12%. The forecast includes traditional retail categories, such as specialty stores.

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