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 ...
Fox Naturals Finds A Retail Home In Grand Rapids
After a decade of working at stores such as Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, PacSun and Banana Republic, Fox Naturals founder Patrick Stoffel has opened one of his own. The 27-year-old’s beauty brand has taken root in 1,600 square feet on Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids, Mich., split evenly between retail and ...
Retailer Lynn Steven Relocates And Renovates With A Focus On Clean Beauty
Retailer Lynn Steven is committing to clean beauty after years of selling both clean beauty and clothing, and a renovation and relocation in Vancouver, B.C. Clean beauty had risen to the top category at the store prior to owner Nicole Dennis Durnin dedicating her business to it, and she figured it made sense ...
TalkShopLive Levels The Video Commerce Playing Field For Small Brands
TalkShopLive enables brand founders to sell products on home shopping from the comfort of their homes. Currently in beta mode, the new digital platform is bringing the concept of user-generated content to video commerce by allowing anyone (drug and gun dealers excluded) to create videos of up to 15 minutes featuring new products. ...
Follain Set To Open 10 Stores Starting With Dallas, Seattle And Bethesda Locations
After focusing for more than a year on building sales via clicks, clean beauty retailer Follain is returning to its origins in bricks with three store openings slated for the second half of this year and up to 10 total by the end of 2019. In the summer, Follain locations will debut ...
New E-Tailer The Bloomi Is Out To Protect Vulvas Everywhere From Potentially Unsafe Products
The Bloomi is based on the premise that women shouldn’t make compromises with their sexual health and vulvar hygiene. Hitting the e-commerce scene as intimate care increasingly overlaps with the beauty industry, the new online store thoroughly evaluates merchandise before deeming it safe for vaginas and vulvas and, therefore, its selection. The Bloomi ...