The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced that the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach has been named one of the top 25 fastest-growing trade shows for attendance by Trade Show News Network (TSNN). This achievement will be celebrated in Atlanta, GA at the 6th annual TSNN awards from November 6-8, 2015. These awards honor the top fastest-growing shows in attendance and net square footage.
Back to the future again? Over the past year the industry has seen an increased activity by the FDA and the FTC, and the creation of a new regulatory tool, the joint FDA/ FTC warning letter. With the advent of social media, not only do regulators have an easier time finding your products and claims, but consumers have found a new voice and are more effective in communicating their product opinions and complaints, not just to marketers, but to the FDA, states attorney generals and to the plaintiffs bar.