Cresting Interest In Natural Beauty Carries The Seaweed Bath Co. To CVS
The Seaweed Bath Co. is breaking out in a big way. The beauty brand has added 2,000 CVS units to a roster of stores that’s swelling as it enlarges its presence both inside and outside of the natural retail segment. Entrance into the drugstore chain follows The Seaweed Bath Co.’s leap ...
Move Over Millennials, Gen X’er Jenny Patinkin Is Making Waves In The Makeup Brush Business
Jenny Patinkin doesn’t waste time on the insecurities of youth. Pushing 40-years-old when she began training as a makeup artist and pushing 50-years-old now, she plows past rejections to propel her namesake cosmetics brush brand to new heights. The latest coup for the label is holiday distribution at Neiman Marcus, ...
DedCool Is Really That Cool (So Says Riley Rose And Neiman Marcus)
Most people have mementoes from their teenage years they recall with a mixture of nostalgia and embarrassment. For Carina Chazanas, that memento is her first fragrance business. “When I was 16, I did a brand called Carina Chaz. It was cutesy and girly. I made something that was totally not myself,” she says. “I ...
Coffee Skincare Specialist The Dirty Lamb Generates Retail Buzz At TJX Cos. Locations
Two weeks ago, The Dirty Lamb founder Ahlam Abbas quit her job as a NICU nurse to commit full-time to the skincare brand. The 25-year-old was emboldened by a purchase order from The TJX Cos., parent company of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, and attendance at the women’s summit The Fear ...
Zoe Organics Strides Past Stumbles Into Stores
Zoe Organics founder Heather Hamilton has learned a lesson she’d rather have skipped: sometimes a retail setback can position a business for better store success. The mom and baby brand launched on Nordstrom’s website and at Pharmaca this month following a two-year stint at Target, where a move from pre-/post-natal sections ...
Retailers Get That L.A. Feeling With Los Feliz Botanicals
Los Feliz Botanicals’ laid back SoCal approach to retail expansion is catching on like beach trips on bright sunny days. Not in a rush to put products on every store shelf, married co-founders Josh and Krystal Quinn Castro have pursued a measured distribution strategy that allows them to retain full-time employment ...