British E-Tailer Skinspace Showcases Indie Skincare Brands For Shoppers On The Hunt For Cool New Products
E-commerce accounts for an estimated nearly 11% of beauty sales in the United Kingdom. Charlie Munton believes it can be much, much larger. He created the e-tailer Skinspace to draw skincare-obsessed shoppers as they migrate their purchases from high street to the information highway. The website is designed to be a tightly-edited ...
A 12-Year Struggle With Infertility Led Rachel Daugherty To Create A CBD Brand For Moms Everywhere
A decade into what would become a dozen-year infertility struggle that included three cycles of IVF, six miscarriages and four surgeries, Rachel Daugherty, depressed following a failed adoption, settled into a bath that was fizzing as a Mary’s Nutritionals bath bomb with Epsom salt and full-spectrum CBD melted into the hot water. “This was ...
Credo Has Focused On The Ingredients In Beauty Products. Now, It’s Emphasizing How They Got There.
Credo is going beyond labels. The clean beauty retailer is paying close attention to the supply chain to ensure the 120-plus brands in its assortment are doing as much as possible to avoid damage to the planet and people as they produce the merchandise it carries. In particular, it’s zeroing in on palm ...
The Beauty M&A Bubble Is In Full Effect. Will It Burst?
Outfitted in a sleek white jumpsuit, Elena DiGiovanni wasn’t much for shades of gray in her assessment of the state of mergers and acquisitions in the beauty industry at the conference BeautyX Capital Summit on Tuesday in New York meeting venue Convene. “Is everyone and their mother investing in beauty right now? Check. ...
Why Clark’s Botanicals Founder Francesco Clark Sold And Bought His Skincare Brand
In 2016, Clark’s Botanicals was struggling to meet soaring consumer demand. The natural skincare brand was increasing its presence at Space NK in the United Kingdom, had expanded to Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong and sold through products during seven appearances on QVC. To ramp up production and further push growth, founder Francesco ...
Skin Deep Wants To Bring Better Body Care To All Without Breaking The Bank
During a brutal winter in Chicago seven years ago, human rights attorney Dominique Covington Boseman’s eczema just wouldn’t go away. She slathered on store-bought creams, but they were no help. Boseman resorted to researching ingredients that might do the trick and concocted a recipe in her kitchen in a desperate attempt to relieve her ...
How Beauty Brands Establish A Strong Foundation From Which To Scale
If people ignored the fetal stage of development, the adult population would be pretty dismal indeed. It’s the same for beauty businesses. Underappreciating the importance of their earliest phase can cause stunted growth. “The decisions made in the first two years of a brand’s life will form the foundation for success or set the ...