Afterpay, QuadPay, Sezzle Or Something Else? Brand Founders Share The Payment Platforms They Use

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 15 brand and e-tailer founders and executives: Do you use Afterpay, QuadPay or other payment platforms on your e-commerce website?

Pay Attention Afterpay: Payment Installment Service Four Makes Headway With Beauty Brands

Amid the pandemic, e-commerce payment installment options are booming. A leader in the space, Melbourne-based Afterpay, added 1 million shoppers in 10 weeks to reach 5 million active shoppers—those who’ve used it in the past year—and nearly 9...

The Five Best Social Media Resources We Spotted This Week

We might have to give up on the idea of a static new normal. For businesses, there’s a rapidly shifting reality as the pandemic’s impacts evolve, and it’s unlikely to pause soon to allow for much reflection. To...

New Bold Brand Nixit Wants Women To Nix Uncomfortable Menstrual Cups And Period Shame

As much as most women might like it, menstruation doesn’t stop during a pandemic. That’s made coming to the market now a positive step for Nixit, a period care startup focused on a one-size-fits-all menstrual cup. Forced...

The Travails Of Department Stores—And How Indie Beauty Brands Can Still Succeed At Them

The pandemic didn’t cause department stores’ struggles. It did, however, speed up the consequences of those struggles. Nordstrom is closing 19 stores, including three Jeffrey shops and 16 full-line locations. Macy’s is shuttering 125 stores. J.C....