Is There A Role For Traditional Retail In The Post-Pandemic World?

Nearly a decade ago, in an article entitled Why Bricks and Clicks Don’t Always Mix, The New York Times columnist Randall Stross wrote, “Blockbuster’s experience shows that executing a bricks-and-clicks strategy entails a high degree of difficulty,...

I Lead A Skincare Manufacturer, And Here’s How The Pandemic Changed My Business

During over a quarter century in business, skincare manufacturer Cosmetic Solutions has survived wars, economic downturns, natural disasters and countless beauty trends, many no doubt unwise. The challenge of the pandemic, though, is of a completely different...

How The Pandemic’s Recessionary Pressures Shape Beauty Consumers

COVID-19 has ushered us into an incredibly uncertain time without an existing model to follow. The pandemic has caused fear, isolation, government lockdowns, unemployment, and extreme changes in consumer behavior resulting in demand surges for merchandise...

Revamped Sun Protection And Body Care Brand Everyday Humans Launches At Target And Ulta Beauty

It’s not every day that a 2-year-old brand with significant retail traction is completely overhauled, but sun protection and body care specialist Everyday Humans, previously Everyday For Every Body, has done just that. Last summer’s Target Takeoff...

Afterpay, QuadPay, Sezzle Or Something Else? Brand Founders Share The Payment Installment 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 installment platforms on your e-commerce website?