Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors

Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products Stall

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Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products 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.

ICMAD Moves to New Headquarters

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ICMAD has moved to new headquarters in Deer Park, IL

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors is now in a new headquarters in Illinois. The trade association's new address is 21925 Field Parkway, Suite 205, Deer Park, IL 60010.

ICMAD is in the process of implementing many new initiatives for the remainder of 2012 and into 2013. Read about them in the cover story on ICMAD president and CEO Pam Busiek in the October Beauty Store Business issue mailing soon.

And the CITY Award Goes to …

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Manhattan Penthouse front entrance

The finalists for the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ seventh annual CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards were announced last week.

Unlike the Oscars most years, there isn’t a clear favorite for one CITY nominee to win really big with something—such as five of the prestigious awards.

Nevertheless, please get your ballots out, ladies and gents ...

Here’s who could be winning CITYs—usually, one per category—during the dinner ceremony June 20 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City along with my picks (not that I have a say in any of this).

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