How Lauren Napier Beauty, Mutha And 001 Skincare London Stand Out In A Crowded Market

Most indie beauty entrepreneurs don’t aspire to create me-too brands. Hope Smith, founder and CEO of Mutha, Lauren Napier, founder and CEO of Lauren Napier Beauty, and Ada Ooi, founder and CEO of 001 Skincare...

Shopify Introduces Business-To-Business Marketplace Handshake

While the COVID-19 pandemic caused many businesses—travel, physical retail and dining among them—to ground to a halt last year, it also caused some industries to boom, none more so than e-commerce. In the first half of...

InstaNatural Is Acquired In A Deal Involving An Affiliate Of Monogram Capital Partners

InstaNatural, which has sold millions of serums via Amazon, has itself been sold in a deal involving Monogram Capital Partners. A portfolio company of the investment firm acquired the skincare brand, according to Oliver Nordlinger, co-founder...

This Luscious Skincare Brand Wants To Give Consumers A New Appreciation For Latin American Beauty

“You have these brands that are very iconic for representing the place they’re from. From France, there’s Caudalie and, from Italy, there’s Acqua Di Parma. Years ago, you might have gone into a L’Occitane store and felt like...

Meet The Entrepreneurs Diversifying The Fragrance Industry

When Aba Gyepi-Garbrah, an aromatherapist and owner of Aba Love Apothecary, began attending fragrance industry trade shows such as Suppliers Day and IFEAT in 2015, she was often the only Black person in a room...