Beauty Store Business magazine - July, 2019


ICMAD 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators Awards Finalists Announced

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) has announced the finalists for the 2019 Indie Beauty Innovators (IBI) awards. The IBI awards will be announced as part of a dinner reception ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel, connected to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

Formerly known at the Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) awards, the IBI awards recognize innovation across product development, brand stewardship and overall talent in the beauty industry.

Beauty Industry Mourns the Loss of Jeffrey Davidson, CEO of JD Beauty and Goody

This week, the beauty industry mourns the loss of JD Beauty and Goody CEO, Jeffrey Davidson, who suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 surrounded by his family and loved ones.

“On behalf of ACON Investments, the JD Beauty and Goody board of directors, management and over 200 associates, we extend our deepest sympathies to the Davidson family,” stated a press release from JD Beauty/Goody (JDB/Goody) from earlier today.

It's Official: Amazon Launches Professional Beauty Store

While many professional beauty products have already been available on Amazon, the online retailing behemoth made it official earlier this week, announcing the launch of the Amazon Professional Beauty Store. The e-commerce behemoth will officially sell beauty supplies typically found in professional retaliers, salons and spas to stylists, barbers and aestheticians. It will carry a wide selection of top-notch brands, including Wella Color Charm, RUSK, and OPI Professional, to name a few.