beauty retail

J. White & Associates Names Manufacturers’ Summit Speakers

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J. White & Associates Names Manufacturers’ Summit Speakers

Two well-respected beauty-industry veterans are slated to speak at J. White & Associates' Fourth Annual Manufacturers’ Summit, an invitation-only event Jan. 15 at the ARIA in Las Vegas: Kelly Huether, president of Life of Riley, and Daniela Ciocan, director of marketing for SoGeCos Americas.

WATCH: Diva By Cindy's The Diva Project

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Diva By Cindy's The Diva Project

See how The Diva Project works to bring both healing and beauty to women.

Radiant Orchid Is the 2014 Color of the Year

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Radiant Orchid Is the 2014 Color of the Year

Global color authority Pantone has announced PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid as the 2014 color of the year.

“While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.”

Retailers Lose Billions in Holiday Return Fraud

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Retailers Lose Billions in Holiday Return Fraud

Retailers will lose about $3.39 billion to return fraud this holiday season, as part of a total $8.76 billion expected overall in return fraud for 2013, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2013 Return Fraud Survey.

The survey, which was completed by loss-prevention executives at 62 retail companies, notes that 5.8% of holiday returns are fraudulent, up from 4.6% last year.

Regina Tseikhin's The Beauty Box, the Candle Collection Shop

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Regina Tseikhin's The Beauty Box, the Candle Collection Shop

Regina Tseikhin, owner and president of both The Beauty Box and The Candle Collection Shop in Studio City, California, may have a medical background, but her approach to the beauty business is anything but stodgy. Drawing together a collection of unique, high-end and niche products, The Beauty Box has garnered rave reviews from customers since 2005. Meanwhile, her newest venture, the Candle Collection Shop, has become an instant hit since opening last April.

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