Loxa Beauty, an ecommerce site specializing in selling salon products to consumers while simultaneously providing commissions to salons/stylists, has made its site, LoxaBeauty.com, preview-ready for beauty professionals. The site will be available for purchases in the coming months.
“Loxa Beauty was created to extend the salon shopping experience beyond the stylists’ chairs,” said Janell Shaffer, founder of Loxa Beauty.
Groupon, which specializes in local ecommerce opportunities, is launching a service that allows local businesses to build their own Groupon Deal. Deal Builder, the 24/7 self-service option, can be found on GrouponWorks.com.
It guides merchants through a step-by-step process and enables them to choose from a series of popular deal templates to construct a promotion that best meets the needs of their business.
The National Retail Federation has banded together with retailers to urge the implementation of more secure consumer-payment options—particularly, the replacement of current credit and debit cards with cards that would store data in an embedded computer microchip and require the use of a PIN rather than a signature.
Recently, the NRF sent a letter to congressional leaders outlining the retail industry’s commitment to protecting sensitive consumer data in the wake of the recent international cyber attacks and thefts.
The Beauty Bus Foundation is in need of donations, including beauty products and services, for its fast-approaching Beauty Drive 2014 silent auction of which the proceeds benefit the organization’s clients, including terminally ill patients who receive its services.
The philanthropic nonprofit organization provides beauty and grooming services as well as pampering products to terminally ill men, women and children and their caregivers.