Natural Grocer Erewhon Gravitates To Small Brands As It Builds Its Beauty Selection
The beauty selection at Erewhon isn’t about the big guys. Brandie Rossi, regional director of nutrition and assistant director of stores for the Southern California natural grocer, describes herself as a truffle hunter of the health and beauty aids trade. She’s been known to travel hundreds of miles to check out obscure brands ...
BeautyX Retail Summit Brings Frédéric Fekkai, Amazon, Revolve and More To Dallas Next Month
For beauty brand founders, there may be no greater mystery than what’s on the minds of retail buyers. BeautyX will shed light on their thinking about the indie beauty market at its upcoming Retail Summit in Dallas. BeautyX, a Beauty Independent live event and the only educational symposium dedicated to ...
Dr Roebuck’s Cleans Up With New Packaging Emphasizing Its Australian Origins
Less is more isn’t only a mantra that applies to product ingredients. At Dr Roebuck’s, it’s meaningful for branding and messaging. Armed with a more than 30-year-old family skincare recipe, Dr Roebuck’s traveled from Australia to the U.S. in 2016 to enter Sephora chain-wide with its Pure and Face moisturizers. Although the ...
Meet The Under-The-Radar Beauty Platform That’s Becoming A Powerhouse Incubator And Investor
Volta Digital Brands has been pretty busy lately. Over the past two years, the incubator and investor has launched three brands (Geneva Naturals, No B.S. and NootroBoost) and sold one of them (Geneva Naturals), acquired another (Earth Therapy), backed two more (MM.LaFleur and Context), and gestated yet another slated for a June debut (Mia ...
Ingestible Brand Majka Hits The Market To Nourish New Mothers
After giving birth to her son in June 2016, Lorena Garcia quickly realized that the social media depiction of motherhood isn’t exactly reality. “I went back to work in two weeks because I own my own business and, by month three, I was exhausted and physically depleted. What was shocking to me was that ...
Nazan Schnapp Journeys From Switzerland To The U.S. To Enter The Detox Market
For a long time, beauty was a passion that Nazan Schnapp didn’t want to turn into a profession. As a teenager, the Swiss native with Turkish roots started whipping up natural skincare remedies, notably the toner Rose Otto Flower Water, she never intended to sell. In her adulthood, Schnapp worked in business administration and ...