How To Forge A Successful Brand Collaboration

There’s no “I” in team, but, increasingly, there’s indie. As influencer sponsorships lose luster and Instagram algorithm changes make it tougher to break into people’s feeds, entrepreneurs are realizing cooperation is one of the most powerful tools they...

How To Select Locations, Teach Staff And Sell In The Spa Market

In our plugged-in, anxiety-ridden society, spas beckon us to chill out and pay attention to personal maintenance. Perhaps because their roles seem so critical today, spas are poised for growth. According to research firm

How To Prepare For And Secure Salon Distribution

There’s no better ambassador for your brand than a trusted hairdresser, but breaking into salons isn’t as straightforward as booking an appointment for a trim. If you want to sell your goods at salons, you almost always have...

A Prescription For Skincare Sales Results In Physicians’ Offices

Beauty brand founders may want to consider making appointments with their doctors. Skincare sales in the physicians’ channel surged 6% to $900 million in 2016, the latest year for which data is available, according to Kline. While...

Ready Your Brand To Meet Today’s Sustainable Beauty Standards

Packaging is the first thing customers notice, and it’s the first opportunity brands have to present their products and missions to them. Whether it’s colorful or plain, has simple or complex encasements, packaging is a visual cue that...

How To Sort Through The Trademark Process

Making your mark without an ironclad trademark can be troublesome. It’s better to safeguard your brand name to help fight against copies, lawsuits or worse. Especially in the age of Amazon, trademark power covering words, phrases, slogans,...