PBA’s State Captain Program Continues Growth, Bridges Communication Between Industry Professionals and State Legislators

by Bridget Sharpe, PBA Government Affairs Manager PBA’s State Captains are having a busy year! In 2014 alone, 227 bills have been introduced in states all across the country that directly related to the beauty industry. PBA’s dedicated State Captains are serving as the eyes…

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Product Diversion: Proactive, Tangible Actions to Protect from Unauthorized Online Sales by Third Parties

By Guest Contributors, Whitney Gibson and Chris Anderson, Ph.D. The dramatic growth of e-commerce and online retail stores in the 21st century quickly led to large markets for product diverters and unauthorized retailers. These parties have made significant money re-selling companies’ products online outside the…

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Professional Beauty is Just Getting Warmed Up, According to Kline

By Carrie Mellage, Kline Pro Research The U.S. beauty industry has gotten off to a slow start in 2014 due to severe winter conditions and record low temperatures across much of the country, which kept consumers indoors and out of stores. As a result, many…

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Meeting Client Expectations: Facing the Difficult, Conquering the Conversation

By Misty Renne Al-Eryani, Guest Contributor   Healthy hair is truly beautiful hair. As hairdressers, we strive to create shapes and tones that complement our clients and keep them satisfied with the results.  Most of them are unaware of the processes we put their hair through…

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Open Letter to the Professional Beauty Industry: The Time to Come Together is Now

Recently, former House Majority Leader, Congressman Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) views regarding occupational licensing were included in The Hill article titled “GOP leader takes on beauty salon licenses.” In this article the former Majority Leader and American Enterprise Institute (AEI) President Arthur Brooks describes the critical…

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