BeauTeaBar Becomes Aurum Rose Beauty To Raise The Bar For Natural Beauty Retailing
Out with the scold. Four years into building BeauTeaBar, founder Marissa Waller is teeing up the boutique and e-tailer for expansion by changing its name to Aurum Rose Beauty and positioning it as a leading edge, results-driven beauty destination. The revamp tilts the store toward competing with upscale retailers, not natural ...
Follain Arrives At Fivestory To Bring Upscale Clean Beauty To Uptown
For a neighborhood loaded with designer boutiques and pricey salons, Manhattan’s Upper East Side is woefully devoid of chic clean beauty stores. A shopper has to go to Soho or – gasp! – all the way to Brooklyn to find luxury non-toxic beauty products in a posh setting.
Whole Foods Changes And Stays The Same For Beauty Brands
Whole Body’s Alyssa Vescio has a message for indie beauty entrepreneurs: Whole Foods isn’t vacating its commitment to emerging brands. After the Target veteran joined the natural grocer in June as global executive coordinator, Whole Body, Amazon acquired Whole Foods, and it moved to a centralized purchasing model. The shifts have generated concerns ...
Seed To Serum Shuttering As Founder Steps Into New Career
Seed to Serum, an online plant-based beauty apothecary, is shutting its virtual doors. After months of pondering the fate of her business, founder Megan Schwarz has chosen to turn her focus away from the e-tailer to her holistic health coaching career. She underscores the reason for Seed to Serum’s end later this ...
This Nontoxic Nail Salon Founder Is Fighting For Nail Artists To Get Some Respect
Hairstylists command a ton of respect, and Amy Ling Lin doesn’t understand why nail artists aren’t held in the same regard. At her nontoxic nail studio Sundays, she’s challenging the customer-manicurist relationship status quo to afford her employees the standing she believes they deserve. “I know nails are a very ...
Indie Beauty Expo Launches ShopTheExpo Event At Neiman Marcus
Ask indie beauty brand founders to name their dream retail door, and you’re likely to hear Neiman Marcus over and over again. Though gracing the shelves of the iconic luxury retailer may feel like the loftiest of goals to some of these founders, ShopTheExpo, a new retail partnership between Neiman Marcus and ...