How Can Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Access Benefits Under The CARES Act? Your Questions, Answered

Signed into law a week ago by President Donald Trump, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as CARES Act, is a $2 trillion aid package designed to prop up the economy, protect jobs, and...

Streaming Shopping Platform Talkshoplive Seizes The At-Home Moment To Showcase Small Businesses

With stores closed, at-home shopping concepts are drawing consumers who’ve never considered buying from them before. At streaming e-commerce startup Talkshoplive, usage was up 50% last week, and it’s anticipated to double this month. In addition, the...

BioClarity Pushes Forward With New Sunscreens To Diversify Its Assortment

Debuting merchandise during a global crisis is a risky move both from a sales and public relations perspective, but that’s not deterring clean and (literally) green skincare brand BioClarity from launching two products. The brand spent two...

As Shoppers Turn Their Attention To Amazon, Results Are A Mixed Bag For Indie Beauty Brands

Commanding nearly 40% of the American e-commerce market prior to the pandemic, Amazon has become online shopping’s chief artery during it. For a beauty industry that’s long had a lukewarm relationship with the e-tail giant, the centrality...

Boots’ Bestselling Acne-Busting Cleansing Bar Does Boffo Business At Ulta Beauty, Too

Two years ago, Philip Taylor kept stock of his brand Carbon Theory’s Breakout Control Cleansing Bar under his desk at the shopping center company Westfield, where he worked as a senior commercial acquisitions manager. During breaks, he...