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KALLISTA Welcomes Linda Gillette Parodi to the Brand

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KALLISTA Welcomes Linda Gillette Parodi to the Brand

KALLISTA, which is dedicated to manufacturing products that meet the needs of salon professionals, has added beauty-industry veteran Linda Gillette Parodi to its team as the brand's co-founder, and director of sales and education.

“Linda is well-known and beloved among American salon professionals as well as distributors,” says George Frantzis, co-founder and general manager. “We are thrilled to have her full attention on KALLISTA, the company she helped create.”

Preview the Upcoming EX•TRACTS in January

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Preview the Upcoming EX•TRACTS in January

EX•TRACTS at the New York International Gift Fair will take place on Sunday, Jan. 27, through Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Level 1. It's one of 10 divisions of the NYIGF, and this winter 2013 edition is now sold out to exhibitors.

Of the multiple personal-care categories to be presented, three are showing notable growth: natural/organic products, perfumes/fragrances and men’s lines.

LIM College Launches Online Master's Program in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management

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LIM College launches online master's program in fashion merchandising & retail m

LIM College—in New York City and focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion—is launching a Master of Professional Studies degree program in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management. The 30-credit program will be offered fully online as well as in a traditional classroom format, allowing students to pursue a master's degree no matter where they're located.

New PBA Survey Provides 1st-Quarter Distributor Benchmarking Data

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New PBA First-Quarter 2012 Distributor Benchmarking Survey

The Professional Beauty Association’s new First-Quarter 2012 Distributor Benchmarking Survey has just been released. The survey supplies sales, line, store, employee and educational data that can aid beauty distributors of all sizes in making business decisions.

The information in this recently redesigned PBA membership-benefit program can also help a beauty distributor benchmark his or her business against other similar ones.

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