How Beacon Award Winner Mara Made It To Sephora

At the beginning of the year, Mara’s eight-product lineup priced from $26 to $120 went live on Sephora’s website. On March 10, the algae-infused skincare brand is due to arrive at 252 of the retailer’s doors. The in-store offering will...

Unlocking TikTok’s Brand-Boosting Potential

TikTok has the power to catapult a business with a single viral moment. Similar to Facebook and Instagram before it, brands serious about being competitive on social media should have a TikTok plan. To get insights...

Sexual Healthcare Provider TBD Health Secures $4.4M In Funding To Expand Services

Digital and in-person sexual healthcare provider TBD Health has closed a $4.4 million seed round. The round was led by Tusk Venture Partners

Unilever Ventures Invests $2M In Scalp Care Brand Straand

Straand has received $2 million in pre-seed funding from Unilever Ventures, the venture capital arm of Unilever. The funding represents the Australian flake-fighting haircare brand’s first institutional capital and comes as the...

Norwest’s Sonya Brown On How Problem-Solution Brands Solve Problems Facing Beauty Businesses Today

Sonya Brown, co-head of the growth equity team at investment firm Norwest Venture Partners, has been a prominent beauty industry backer for two decades. As a VP at private equity firm Summit Partners in...