Indie Beauty Brand Founders Share Some Of Their Biggest Business Challenges

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 11 brand founders and executives: Other than dealing with the pandemic, what’s the most challenging part of running an indie beauty business?

Five Social Media Developments This Week That Had Nothing To Do With Twitter

The news was all atwitter this week about President Donald Trump’s executive order to review federal laws shielding social media companies from liability. It’s unclear whether the executive order will produce real change. Meanwhile, as digital platforms evolve...

As The Pandemic Persists, Many Cosmetic Manufacturers Struggle

With global beauty sales on the upswing, the American cosmetic manufacturing sector was sitting pretty at the beginning of the year. New companies had popped up to serve indie beauty brands, and their growing antecedents were angling...

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...

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?

The Five Best Social Media Resources We Spotted This Week

We might have to give up on the idea of a static new normal. For businesses, there’s a rapidly shifting reality as the pandemic’s impacts evolve, and it’s unlikely to pause soon to allow for much reflection. To...