business

John Masters Organics Celebrates 20 Years

Commemorating its 20th anniversary this year, John Masters Organics , a global organic beauty brand, is celebrating its continued commitment to bringing organic skin-, hair-, and bodycare products to women across the globe. “From my apartment to a flagship store in Soho, New York City and international retail partners around the world, the growth of the company has been astounding,” says founder John Masters. “We are celebrating this milestone with a host of new innovations and continued expansion while still providing our customers with truly natural and efficacious products. I look forward to continuing to doing so for another twenty...

FRHI Hotels & Resorts Appoints New Director of Spa Integration and Operations

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the parent-company of luxury hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts , Fairmont Hotels & Resorts , and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts , has announced the appointment of Lindsay Madden-Nadeau as director of spa integration and operations. Working alongside Andrew Gibson , FRHI’s vice president of spa and wellness, Madden-Nadeau will act as a support for the company’s spas globally across the three brands of Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel. “We have many new exciting projects lined up for the next few years,” says Madden-Nadeau. “I will play an integral part in the successful opening of each...

All Uniform Wear Celebrates 35 Years

All Uniform Wear , a uniform and custom embroidery company, is celebrating 35 years of specializing in school, public safety, medical, industrial, and hospitality uniform lines. The family-owned and operated retail stores launched out of a local flea market in 1979. Today, the business operates 23 locations throughout Florida and has expanded its distribution network to include the U.S. and the Caribbean. “We’re the only retailer to offer multiple embroidery machines on-site at all 23 of our stores throughout the state of Florida—this enables us to provide on-the-spot embroidery for anyone that requires it—an advantage that distinguishes us from all...

Repêchage Partners with Dietl University

Repêchage , a professional skincare brand, announced its new partnership with Dietl University (Poland). The company’s products and treatments will be incorporated into the curriculum of the cosmetology programs at Dietl University, which currently holds two campus locations in Warsaw, Poland and Cracow, Poland. Both locations host two educational programs dedicated to cosmetology, and it is the only university in Cracow to offer a master's degree in cosmetology. Repêchage aims to help Dietl develop students who will be successful within the beauty industry in Poland, by allowing them to learn Repêchage esthetic methods and techniques and provide a hands-on and...

Red Flower Hired Simon Marxer as Vice President of Business Development

Red Flower , a New York City-based luxury beauty and lifestyle brand, announced the appointment of Simon Marxer, who has been hired as vice president of business development. Marxer will be responsible for maintaining and expanding retail, hospitality, and spa opportunities for the company. “Simon brings a wealth of expertise in sales, business development, and the spa industry,” says Yael Alkalay, founder of Red Flower. “His proven and successful record of expansion and leadership as well as his deep understanding of health and wellness will help continue Red Flower’s growth in new ways.” He brings to more than 15 years...

Massage Heights Announces First Family and Friends Event

Massage Heights , a family-owned franchise massage and skin therapy company, announced its first-ever Family and Friends Event. Now through August 31, Massage Heights members can share the benefits of their membership with their family and friends, valid Monday through Thursday from 9:00a.m. until 3:00p.m. Member benefits include member pricing on all massages, facials and elevations, and more. Massage Heights offers a variety of custom massage modalities, including deep tissue, swedish, sports therapy, prenatal and reflexology, as well as custom dermalogica skin treatments, and more. “We understand that summertime is one of the busiest times of year for our members—they’re...

Moroccanoil and Avon Products Settle Trademark Dispute

Moroccanoil and Avon Products have resolved all disputes regarding Moroccanoil's challenge to Avon's trademarks and trade dress for its Advance Techniques haircare products containing argan oil, as well as Avon's challenges to the validity of Moroccanoil's trademark registrations and oppositions to Moroccanoil's trademark applications. The disputes included a litigation in the U .S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and numerous proceedings in trademark offices worldwide. The conflicts have been established through a confidential settlement agreement that, both parties believe, will protect their respective rights and interests in the long term. Following the settlement agreement, the case...

Planet Beach Names David Mesa President

Planet Beach , a leader in automated spa services and creator of the automated spa concept announced the promotion of David Mesa to president of franchise operations. Committed to building and maintaining a strong and dynamic management team, Mesa will be responsible for overseeing and managing the company’s various franchise operations, both domestic and international. “David’s experience in taking a strategic vision and executing on that vision will strengthen Planet Beach’s position as the industry leader,” says Stephen P. Smith, CEO of Planet Beach. “With a proven track record for successfully leading large scale initiatives and driving innovation, David’s leadership...

Babor Cosmetics Announces New North American Headquarters

Babor Cosmetics , a leader in luxury professional skin care, is relocating its North American headquarters to Delray Beach, Florida as a result of the company’s growth and performance in the last 24 months, resulting in the need for an expanded center of operations. The 12,000-square-foot headquarters will house executive offices, customer service, a training and education academy, as well as a state-of-the-art distribution center. The space combines cutting-edge design in a fitting nod to the German label’s affinity for luxury and innovation. The new office space includes flex desks; open collaboration environments for team members to converse, debate, and...

Atlantis Paradise Island Joins Marriott International's Autograph Collection

Marriott International announced that the Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas will become part of its Autograph Collection , a growing portfolio of more than 60 independent hotels in key locations across the globe. The 3,400-room Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas will operate under a franchise agreement with Marriott. This marks the collection's first member resort in the Bahamas and will be the largest hotel in the portfolio. The property, which is owned by Brookfield Asset Management and independently managed, is expected to officially join the Autograph Collection in the fall. "Having Atlantis Paradise Island join our Autograph Collection is a milestone achievement...

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