Beauty Store Business magazine - November, 2019

merger

Eastern Buying Conference Merges With Western Buying Conference

An announcement went out on May 8 from Eddie Berger, vice president of BTB Marketing and president of the Eastern Buying Conference (EBC), stating that a decision had been made by the EBC committee to merge its annual conference with the Western Buying Conference (WBC), held each January in Las Vegas, Nevada. The EBC committee is made up of representatives of the seven manufacturing rep groups that host the EBC every spring.

COTY Announces New Organizational Structure, Future Executive Team

COTY has announced a new organizational structure and the future leadership team for the company, both of which will become effective when its merger with the Procter & Gamble Specialty Beauty Business (including fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and styling businesses) is complete—which is expected in the second half of 2016.