Sexual Wellness Specialist Foria Secures Investment From Premium Cannabis Player Viola

Foria, a leading brand straddling clean beauty, sexual wellness and CBD, has secured investment from Viola, a premium cannabis product maker founded by former NBA star Al Harrington and his wife Michele.

Inside The Affiliate Marketing Playbooks Of Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 18 founders and executives: What has been your experience with affiliate links, and have you used a third-party facilitator for them?

Rite Aid’s Revamp And Drugstores’ Drive To Recapture Market Share In The Beauty Category

Earlier this month, Rite Aid revealed its Store of the Future look in two doors that include a wellness-focused beauty department loaded with indie brands. The better-for-you assortment marks the latest beauty format by a drugstore retailer that’s...

Harrods Moves Forward With Standalone H Beauty Concept As The Pandemic Stokes Retail Uncertainty

When luxury British department store Harrods revealed last year that it would open new standalone beauty retail concept H Beauty, it was unfathomable to imagine its debut would take place during a pandemic. But that’s just what...

UOMA’s Sharon Chuter, Beautycounter’s Gregg Renfrew And Supergoop’s Holly Thaggard On Leading Mission-Driven Brands

A growing group of beauty entrepreneurs put mission over money. Three such beauty entrepreneurs—diversity champion Sharon Chuter, founder of UOMA Beauty, skin cancer fighter Holly Thaggard, founder and CEO of Supergoop,...