beauty retail

ROK Stars Acquires Marula Oil

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ROK Stars Acquires Marula Oil

ROK Stars—the consumer and environmental products development company co-founded by U.K. entrepreneur Jonathan Kendrick and beauty-industry veteran John Paul DeJoria—has acquired U.S.-based Marula Oil. ROK Stars has taken over all day-to-day financial and production operations.

Coty Announces Retirement of OPI's Founder/CEO, a New Role for Schaeffer & a New GM in 2014

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Coty Announces Retirement of OPI's Founder/CEO, a New Role for Him & a New GM

Coty announced Nov. 21 the retirement of OPI founder and CEO George Schaeffer. The beauty-industry legend will continue to work with OPI's management team through a newly created role as OPI's strategic board adviser.

The global beauty company also announced that it has appointed Mary van Praag (pictured) to OPI general manager. She will begin her new role on Jan. 1, 2014, replacing John Heffner, who has left OPI to become CEO of Drybar.

Unilever to Sell Soft & Beautiful, TCB, Pro-Line Comb-Thru to Strength of Nature

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Unilever to Sell Soft & Beautiful, TCB, Pro-Line Comb-Thru to Strength of Nature

Unilever announced Nov. 19 that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its Soft & Beautiful, TCB and Pro-Line Comb-Thru brands to Strength of Nature for an undisclosed amount. The sale excludes TCB’s business in Africa.

HICLIPS Max Volume Styling Clips

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HICLIPS Max Volume Styling Clips

This easy-to-use hair clip helps give hair volume. It’s added to the crown of the head, bangs or above the neckline for volume, with no gel or mousse needed. It’s designed to be used during styling only and then removed for lasting fullness, leaving nothing in the hair. HICLIPS works on both wet and dry hair. Visit www.hiclips.com.

Sally Beauty Holdings Names New Sally Beauty Supply President

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Sally Beauty Holdings Names New Sally Beauty Supply President

Tobin Anderson has been appointed president of Sally Beauty Supply, Sally Beauty Holdings has announced. Anderson has been serving as senior vice president of Sally Beauty Supply, overseeing the Sally Beauty merchandising and marketing departments.

He will continue to report to Gary Winterhalter, Sally Beauty Holdings chairman and CEO.

Prior to joining the company, he held numerous executive positions at Lenscrafters, Crabtree & Evelyn, Bath & Body Works and May Department Stores.

Target’s Beauty Concierge Program Expands to Additional U.S. Markets

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Target’s Beauty Concierge Program Expands to Additional U.S. Markets

Target has expanded its ever-growing Beauty Concierge program to 95 stores in New York, New Jersey, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Dallas-Fort Worth market. "We’re thrilled with the early success of the Beauty Concierge program and its expansion to more markets across the country,” says Christina Hennington, Target’s vice president of beauty and personal care.

The program is now available in nearly 300—or about 17%—of Target's 1,797 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States. (Target also has 122 brick-and-mortar stores in Canada.)

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