Beauty Store Business magazine - December, 2019

personal care

NY NOW Summer Market Kicks Off This Weekend in New York City

The summer installment of NY NOW the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift starts this weekend. The show, which features a comprehensive personal care section, runs August 12-15, 2018 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

The Jacob K. Javits Center will transform into a decorating, lifestyle and gifting wonderland, filled with incredible products when NY NOW takes over. It is a top destination for buyers, designers, shop owners and more to source what consumers will demand this season, into 2019 and beyond.

Swander Pace Acquires J.R. Watkins Personal Care & Household

Swander Pace Capital, a private equity firm specializing in consumer products companies, has acquired the J.R. Watkins Personal Care & Household brand and assets from Watkins, Inc. The Minnesota-based J.R. Watkins has been known for its natural personal and household products since its inception as an apothecary 150 years ago. Swander Pace will now separate J.R. Watkins Personal Care & Household and Watkins, Inc., allowing the companies to focus on personal and household products and high-quality spices and extracts respectively.

Marrakesh for Men Collection


This collection is formulated with natural ingredients, including hemp seed and argan oils, proteins, vitamins and herbs that work together to improve the health and appearance of hair and skin. The products include Double Hop (2-in-1 shampoo and body wash), Stout (conditioner), Bomber (shave cream), Porter (styling gel) and Imperial (beard oil). Call 877.324.4367 or visit www.marrakeshhaircare.com. 
 

Largest Retailer of Professional Haircare Products in Canada Joins Forces with ONCAP to Help Accelerate Growth

Intrepid Investment Bankers, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced July 17 the acquisition of its client, Chatters Canada—the largest retailer of professional haircare products in Canada and one of the largest hair-salon operators in that country—by ONCAP, the middle-market private-equity platform of Onex Corp., in partnership with the existing management team. The investment is being made by ONCAP III.