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Use Of Cloth Face Coverings To Help Slow The Spread Of COVID-19

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are...
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Confronted By COVID-19, Ex-Glossier President Devised A New Launch Strategy For Hiki

A week ago, Forbes published an article about former Glossier president and COO Henry Davis’s...
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World Health Organization On COVID-19

The World Health Organization is a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for international...
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“A V-Shaped Recovery Is Unlikely”: Investment Experts Discuss The State Of The Economy And Beauty Businesses

Nini Zhang, director of the luxury and beauty division at Credit Suisse, doesn’t expect the...
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COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Visualize and track reported cases in of the COVID-19 around the world in real-time, with...
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The Entrepreneurial Dream Project: Supermaker’s $100k Grant Fund And Mentor Network

Supermaker announced the Entrepreneurial Dream Project, a $100,000 grant fund and mentor network supporting the...
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The Work-From-Home Movement Will Change Beauty Forever

Prior to the pandemic, relatively few Americans worked from home. According to FlexJobs and Global...
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Is Safe Beauty The New Clean Beauty?

In the years leading up to the pandemic, the clean beauty trajectory had been one...
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Indie Beauty Media Group Cancels IBE Dallas And BeautyX Retail Summit

Indie Beauty Media Group has cancelled trade show Indie Beauty Expo Dallas 2020 and entrepreneurial...
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Indie Beauty Brands Pivot To Produce In-Demand Hand Sanitizer

Indie beauty brands are known for being nimble. In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak,...
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A Rallying Cry For The Indie Beauty Community Coping With The COVID-19 Crisis

We are a week into having closed The Sunscreen Company’s offices in Ottawa due to the coronavirus...
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The Steps Five Indie Beauty And Wellness Entrepreneurs Are Taking To Persist And Prosper Today

Indie beauty and wellness brands are anything but idle amid the pandemic.
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Expanding Health Coverage And Access to Respond Quickly To Coronavirus

As the number of coronavirus cases rapidly increases, quick, impactful action from both state and...
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Financing And Loan Options To Weather COVID-19 Crisis

An updated list with information on financing and loan sources to help companies weather the...
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Centers For Disease Control And Prevention On COVID-19

The CDC is the leading national public health institute of the United States. It is...
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Your Complete Guide to Emergency Funding

The coronavirus pandemic has left thousands of small businesses wondering what to do about cash,...
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New York City Offers Funding, Credit And Free Programs For Women Entrepreneurs

Here's a rundown of the different options available.
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Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this,...
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The Red Backpack Fund: Elevating Female Entrepreneurs – Backed By Sara Blakely

The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation donated $5 million to support female entrepreneurs in the...
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What Indie Beauty Brands Can Do To Support Retailers Reeling From Store Shutdowns

With a large portion of storefronts shuttered across the country, the retail business is being...
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A Former Federal Reserve Economist’s Tips To Get Brands Through The Financial Fallout

Before launching Men’d Skin Co. last August, I spent three years as an economist at...
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A VC’s Advice For Beauty & Wellness Startups Navigating The Pandemic’s Impacts

When H Venture Partners portfolio company Kinship, a sustainable and clean skincare brand, premiered a...
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Independent Beauty Retailers Struggle In The Face Of Coronavirus-Related Closures

As shoppers stay at home and stores shutter to stem the spread of coronavirus, the...
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How Indie Beauty Brand Founders Are Shifting Business Practices Due To COVID-19

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask...
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Eco-Friendly Toilet Paper Startups Have Drawn More Customers Than Ever Before

With pandemic-stoked panic buying depleting toilet paper stocks from market leaders Georgia-Pacific, Kimberly Clark and...
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Assistance & Guidance For Businesses Impacted Due To Novel Coronavirus

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on March 8 that the City will provide relief for...
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When Will The Money Arrive? Here Are Answers To Your Questions About The Stimulus Checks

Those government stimulus checks should be on their way soon to millions of Americans.
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Indie Beauty Brands Roll Out Deals As Pick-Me-Ups For Consumers And Their Businesses

By the end of last week, Tanaïs, founder of niche color cosmetics range Hi Wildflower,...
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Base Beauty’s Jodi Katz On How To Successfully Execute Virtual Events

Now that events have shifted from physical settings to screens, brands have the difficult task...
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Salon and Small Business Relief Resources (UK)

Free resources for small businesses from the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF)
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PR Agencies Offer Deals To Help Indie Beauty Brands With COVID-19 Communications Strategies

Indie beauty entrepreneurs fear the brands they’ve poured their hears, souls and savings into could...
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As Shoppers Turn Their Attention To Amazon, Results Are A Mixed Bag For Indie Brands

Commanding nearly 40% of the e-commerce market prior to the pandemic, Amazon has become online...
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What Beauty Business Editors Really Want To Hear From Brands Right Now

“It is important that brands acknowledge the moment we are in and acknowledge COVID, but...
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COVID-19 Is Putting Stress On The Global Beauty Supply Chain

As COVID-19 stretches around the world, global links in the beauty industry’s supply chain are...
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Facebook’s New Small Business Grants Program

Facebook announced a new $100 million grants program to assist 30,000 SMBs, in 30 nations,...
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RéVive’s CEO Rallies The Beauty Industry To Address The Business Impacts Of COVID-19

Elana Drell-Szyfer is used to getting things done—and a pandemic isn’t changing that. With the...
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PR Professionals Weigh In On Crucial Steps Beauty Brands Should Be Taking Right Now

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, brand messages that made sense even a day ago may...
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Google Announces +$800M Fund To Support Small Businesses

Google announces a new $800+ million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses, health organizations...
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Master Nail Scholarship Program

CDN and Beauty Changes Lives are teaming up to offer $1,000 scholarships to benefit relief...
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Five Social Media Trends IBMG Communications Expert Cassandra Boler Spotted This Week

As individuals, families, friends and businesses, we’re coping with and adjusting to the global pandemic...
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IBMG’s Co-Founders Discuss Business Decisions Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

IBMG announced the cancellation of Indie Beauty Expo Berlin 2020, formerly slated for March 25...
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Key Takeaways On Coronavirus, Consumer Behavior And The Business Of Beauty

During this period of global pandemic, beauty entrepreneurs must balance decisions about their personal lives...
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Small Business Relief: Zoho Introduces Emergency Assistance Program

The Small Business Emergency Subscription Assistance Program (ESAP) helps Zoho's small business customers who have...
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Indie Beauty Businesses’ Efforts To Support Beauty Professionals & The Medical Community

The shutdowns of non-essential businesses to slow the proliferation of COVID-19 has affected almost every...
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8 Tips For Bettering Indie Beauty Brands’ Business Prospects With Marketing And E-Commerce Efforts

In the midst of COVID-19 quarantines, downtime means a ton of screen time. Although there’s...
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Busy Bee: Beekeeper’s Naturals Sees Sales Spike, Launches Product Amid COVID-19

While most companies have been hit hard by the economic slump caused by the coronavirus...
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Four Retail Experts On The Extremely Uncertain Future Of Beauty Shopping

As the strictest shelter-in-place restrictions begin to lift in many jurisdictions across the United States,...
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A Beauty PR Expert And Hairstylist Come Together To Launch Nonprofit Support Creatives

“I’m 100% out of work, with a very uncertain future,” says Michael Dueñas, a freelance...
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Experiencing A Current Surge, Indie Hand Sanitizer Brands Take A Long-Term Perspective

The global march of the coronavirus has fearful consumers frantically snapping up hand sanitizers at...
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Law Firms Assist Small Businesses In Sorting Through Stimulus Bill Benefits

As part of the $2 trillion federal stimulus package signed into law Friday by President...
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How Can Indie Beauty Entrepreneurs Access Benefits Under The CARES Act?

We answer questions we’ve fielded about the assistance program to enable beauty businesses to secure...
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Mynd Spa & Salon Goes Bankrupt, Heyday Lays Off Hundreds As COVID-19 Roils Spa Industry

The spa industry is getting hit hard as residents of major cities across the United...
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How Indie Beauty Brands Are Protecting Workers During The Pandemic

We ask 20 beauty business founders and executives: As uncertainty in the beauty industry mounts...
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Will The Lipstick Effect Hold During This Economic Downturn?

Vannett Li, a senior strategist at San Francisco branding agency Bartlett Brands, doesn’t usually primp...
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