Japanese-Inspired Slow Beauty And Wellness Brand Shikohin Enters Neiman Marcus

Throughout his over 25 years building cross-border companies such as protective packaging company EXA-AIR and incubator E-studio, serial entrepreneur Takeshi Nobuhara says what’s propelled him is “bringing delightful moments into people’s everyday lives.” Launched...

Nearing Closure Of Its Second Fund, True Beauty Ventures Talks De-risking Investments In A Challenging Market

Gearing up to close its second fund by the end of June, True Beauty Ventures has faced many of the challenging capital conditions that have bedeviled beauty brands fundraising recently, including the ripple...

French Fragrance Brand Maison Matine Expands US Presence, Eyes $10M In 2024 Retail Sales

While colleagues at Paris design agency Centdegré, Marie Kellou and Arthur Ponroy noticed a trend. Nearly all of the high-end fragrance brands they worked with used seduction, power or success as themes of their marketing...

Livestream And Social Commerce Concept Bleu Beauty Launches With Investment From NYX Cosmetics Founder Toni Ko

Orca, a producer of shoppable content for brands the likes of E.l.f. Cosmetics, Estée Lauder, Farmacy and KimChi Chic Beauty, is launching livestream and social commerce beauty e-tailer Bleu Beauty to replicate the interactivity...

Popular Chinese Cosmetics Brand Flower Knows Makes US Retail Debut

Gen Z-favorite Flower Knows, a popular Chinese makeup brand with art- and fairytale-inspired products, has entered retail in the United States via a launch at Urban Outfitters. Headquartered in the city Hangzhou, the brand is using the...