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 ...
Five Dot Botanics Aims To Be More Than Just Another Minimalist Indie Beauty Brand
Indie beauty brands are becoming mainstream. Just look to Sephora and Ulta’s battle for up-and-comers as proof. New beauty companies have emerged at a rapid pace over the last several years, providing customers with greater options than ever before and expanding the market to include purpose-driven brands not controlled by multibillion-dollar corporations. “Now, ...
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 ...
Venn Launches At Net-A-Porter As The Luxury E-Tailer Expands Its K-Beauty Offering
Brian Oh, founder of Korean skincare brand Venn, wants to broaden the conversation around K-Beauty. “Unfortunately, K-Beauty in the U.S. has been defined by facial masks. Many people got introduced to K-Beauty through masks, but there is so much more than sheet masks and ‘cute’ products,” says Oh, whose brand is gaining distribution traction. ...