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Protecting Your Customers’ Information

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Security breaches are happening more frequently. Read on to discover how you can protect yourself and your customers.
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Protecting Your Customers’ Data

The mammoth security breach at Target stores over the 2013 holiday shopping season focused the nation on the reality of cybercrime and identity theft. Forty million people had credit or debit card numbers stolen in the attack and 70 million more had information--such as home addresses and phone numbers--taken by criminals. Target announced the attack on December 19 and just days later, Neiman Marcus reported it had also been the victim of a cyber attack during the holidays.

Get The Look: The Vintage Matte Lip

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Get The Look: The Vintage Matte Lip

The vintage look is back, with dark, matte lip finishes against a pale complexion. Layering lip color atop foundation ensures long-lasting effects.

Get the steps to create this look in the Beauty Store Business May Digital Edition!

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NY NOW Launches IMPULSE at NY NOW

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NY NOW Launches IMPULSE at NY NOW

NY NOW The Market for Home + Lifestyle is launching a new co-located event for retailers called IMPULSE at NY NOW this coming August, during the summer edition of NY NOW, taking place Aug. 16-20 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94.

Presented alongside NY NOW’s NEW! Collection, IMPULSE at NY NOW—open Aug. 16-19—will offer buyers exclusive access to some 100 suppliers of impulse and point-of-purchase specialty gifts and accessories.

Kenig + Alcone Debuts in New York

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 Kenig + Alcone

The creators of Kenig + Alcone have dubbed their new New York beauty store a beauty lab, stocking it with international indie brands, exclusive product collaborations, innovative inventions and cult favorites, according to the brand.

Editor's Note: Beauty Industry-FDA Negotiations Stall

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Editor's Note: Beauty Industry-FDA Negotiations Stall

Progress toward new federal legislation for beauty products in 2014 took one giant step backward, perhaps more, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a letter March 6 criticizing industry trade associations and their ongoing efforts to create it--and made that letter public.

“FDA Deputy Commissioner Michael R. Taylor expressed his ‘profound disappointment’ in industry proposals that he contends ‘would actually reduce FDA’s current ability to take action against dangerous cosmetics,’” reported The Wall Street Journal.

Groupon Adds Retailer In-Store Coupons

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Groupon has added in-store coupons to its growing Freebies category, providing national retailers with a programmatic way to reach millions of potential customers with targeted promotions that drive traffic into their businesses. With the addition of in-store coupons, national retailers can now use Groupon’s Freebies category to generate sales across multiple channels—whether it’s in store or online.

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