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Retail Summit 2020

NEW DATE: June 8-9, 2020   |   Dallas

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Understand and Leverage a Changing Retail Landscape

Wholesale accounts remain a crucial source of revenue and growth for beauty brands. Hear from top buyers and retail executives on market trends, the nuances of different retail channels and what brands need to do to be successful in building a wholesale business.

Retail Speakers

BeautyX hosts the top thought leaders and executives in the retail space. Sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date as we announce more speakers for our upcoming BeautyX Retail Summit!

Amy Jargo

Senior Global Category Merchant, Beauty

Whole Foods Market

Amy leads merchandising for Beauty (Facial Care, Hair Care, Cosmetics, and Fragrances), in the Whole Body Department. Amy has years of experience in category management in the Beauty industry, most recently, she spent 8 years as a senior buyer for Target’s Haircare and Skincare selection. She brings a passion for clean beauty and excitement around innovation and growth at Whole Foods Market, and in the clean beauty industry at large.

Oliver Garfiled


Cos Bar

Oliver Garfield is Co-President and Board Member of Cos Bar, a company founded by his mother, Lily Garfield. Cos Bar is an 18 door omnichannel luxury multi-brand beauty retailer founded in Aspen, CO and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. Since its foundation in Aspen in 1976, Cos Bar has successfully carved out a unique and engaging sales experience focused on the needs of highly discerning clients. Coupled with a carefully curated array of the world’s best beauty brands, this artful combination of selection and service has positioned Cos Bar as a leader in the luxury beauty space. ​

Mr. Garfield’s responsibilities within Cos Bar include merchandising, planning, stores, operations, IT, and strategy.  He was born and raised in Aspen, CO. He is a lucky husband and proud father of three.

Kim D'Angelo

Cosmetic Buyer

Neiman Marcus

Noah Rosenblatt


SpaceNK US

Psyche Terry


Urban Hydration

Kandice Hansen

Beauty Buyer


Kandice Hansen, beauty buyer at leading e-retailer, REVOLVE, has been with the company for over 5 years and has worked diligently to build and maintain an elevated brand mix within the mens category. More recently, Kandice ventured into Beauty, spearheading the launch of #REVOLVEbeauty and single handedly acquiring over 100 brands and 4,500+ products in under a year. With an influencer network comprised of over 5,000 of the most powerful influencers in the world, REVOLVE has leveraged the power of influencer marketing to become one of the most rapidly-growing fashion companies globally, with a current valuation of over $600 million. #REVOLVEbeauty launched in December 2016 and has become one of REVOLVE’s fastest growing segments with sales up over 150% YOY and the potential to reach over $100 million in sales in the future.

Meredith Schroeder


Fleur Marche

Alicia Yoon


Peach & Lily

Nigel Lawmon

Commercial & Retail Director


Maureen Choi

Beauty Director

Violet Grey

Maureen Choi is Violet Grey’s beauty director, managing all aspects of the curation process from start to finish and fostering key relationships with the Violet Committee of industry experts. She serves as a leading voice on beauty, wellness, and health, appearing frequently on camera and at live events, interviewing personalities from celebrity makeup artists to creative entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Violet Grey, she spent 10 years in the media world as an editor at Marie Claire and Glamour and as a freelance writer contributing to various publications, including InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Allure. Leveraging her deep industry knowledge, she has also developed content and marketing assets for various beauty startups and legacy brands.

Yve-Car Momperousse


Kreyol Essence

Mona Dan


Vie Healing

Adina Grigore

Founder & CEO

SW Basics

Adina Grigore is the founder and CEO of the 100% natural, 5-ingredients-or-less skincare line S.W. Basics, which she started out of her kitchen in 2008. She is the author of two best-selling holistic skincare books, Skin Cleanse and Just the Essentials, and has been credited for taking natural beauty mainstream. A graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Adina has worked in the wellness industry since 2007 as a nutritionist, personal trainer, and workshop coordinator teaching people about the DIY nature of wellness. S.W. Basics products are now sold internationally and have been featured in Vogue, O Magazine, W Magazine, the New York Times, InStyle, Real Simple, Goop, and Dr. Oz, among others. 

Jennifer Miles


Mel Sweet

Training & Education

Planet Beauty

Mel Sweet is a die-hard beauty advocate who oversees the training and education division at Planet Beauty, in conjunction with overseeing the salons and cosmetics departments as buyer, educator, recruiter, event coordinator, or promoter on any given day.

A woman who does not take on titles, she is on a mission to discover the forever changing landscape of the why and how of customer service, driven by consumer behaviors and market variation. With a degree from the University of Evansville in Anthropology, she has been looking at the pull and sway that the world has on humans, from the beauty industry lens, since 2003. But, please, don’t do the math on that one. Planet Beauty is a privately owned, upscale beauty retailer that was founded in Newport Beach, California in 1992. For over 25 years, the company has committed to providing customers with an exceptional one-stop shopping experience for all professional beauty and personal care needs. With over 40 stores state-wide and planetbeauty.com, Planet Beauty offers over 20,000 professional beauty products in makeup, skincare, haircare, styling tools, bath, and fragrance.

Stacey Phillips

Director of Retail


Jean Baik

Co-Founder & CCO

Miss A

Born on the idea of selling everything for one dollar, Jean Baik launched MISS A along with her husband, co-founder and CEO Kenneth Baik, in 2013. Since the launch, the brand has expanded to over 200 employees and four million site visitors per month, with new products launching daily! In 2016, Jean took her passion for beauty to the next level launching her own line of makeup and tools, AOA Studio. Sticking with her goal of affordable beauty, all products in the AOA Studio line retail for $1.00. In the spring of 2017, the brand launched a2o Lab, a higher end line of AOA that ranges in price from $2.00 – $5.00. The brand also launched a Feel Good Program where through the A+, Paw Paw and Reuse collection, a part of the proceeds are donated to organizations that support education, animals in need and the environment. In 2016, MISS A launched their first brick and mortar store in Dallas and currently has nine retail locations.

Retail Summit Schedule

BeautyX Retail Summit will provide an immersive two days of education from which you will gain an understanding of retail market trends, the nuances of different retail channels, and the skills you need to build a successful wholesale business.

Sign up for our newsletter to stay tuned as we announce our growing lineup! (Schedule subject to change)

Monday, June 8

9:00 am

Opening Remarks

12:00 pm

Networking Lunch Break

4:30 pm

Fireside Chat


5:30 pm

Networking Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, June 9

9:00 am

Opening Remarks

10:15 am

Breakout Session: Buyer Time


11:15 am

Breakout Session: Buyer Time With FeelUnique


12:00 pm

Networking Lunch Break

1:30 pm

Breakout Session: Buyer Time

2:30 pm

Specialty Retailer Panel


2:30 pm

Breakout Session: Buyer Time

$1295per person

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Your Ticket To BeautyX Retail Summit Includes

  • Admission to two days of BeautyX Summit on June 8-9, 2020 in Dallas
  • Access to two full days of programming: panels, fireside chats, workshops and keynotes
  • Priority access to Buyer Time Sessions
  • Refreshment and coffee bar for both days
  • Networking Lunch on both days
  • Cocktail networking reception on the evening of June 8

The Venue

Crescent Court Hotel
400 Crescent Court
Dallas, Texas 75201

Special BeautyX Rate: $279 / night

Block Code: 051020INDI

Book by April 19, 2020 to secure special rate.

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Crescent Court Hotel

400 Crescent Court
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 871-3205

Block Code: 051020INDI

Car Rental

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2820 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 522-0395


Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)

8008 Herb Kelleher Way
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 670-6080

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