Clean Spa Concept Milk + Honey Surpasses $19M In Revenue And Readies For National Expansion
Spas don’t have be fancy-schmancy to be big business. Milk + Honey surpassed $19 million in revenue last year based on a simple premise: healthy spa services provided in a healthy work environment. Now, backed by Keller Capital and Tim Ferriss, the company is poised to expand within its home state of Texas ...
Glam+Go Is On The Go: The Blowout Concept Has Ambitious Plans To Multiply Locations
For many American women, Drybar is synonymous with blowout. Glam+Go is looking to change that with services that are affordable, quick, consistent and, increasingly, expanding. While the budding blowout contender isn’t yet running 100-plus locations like Drybar, it added seven locations last year to hit 14 salons and surpassed $1.5 million in revenues, ...
What’s Behind Once-Promising Retailer Beauty Brands’ Struggles?
In early 2014, news broke that Lyn Kirby, former president and CEO of Ulta Beauty, had joined forces with a private equity firm later revealed as TSG Consumer Partners to buy Beauty Brands from advertising magnate Bob Bernstein and transform the Kansas City-based regional retailer into a national force in the beauty industry. ...
IBMG And Douglas Partner To Bring Indie Beauty Brands To Europe’s Largest Beauty Retailer 
Douglas, a giant of European beauty retail, is taking a serious interest in the little guys. The omnichannel company is partnering with Indie Beauty Media Group, producer of Indie Beauty Expo, on a multifaceted program to strengthen its relationships with emerging beauty players increasingly grabbing market share from entrenched brands. As part ...
Bolden Enters Target As Part Of A Push Into Multicultural Skincare
Target’s inclusive beauty initiative didn’t end last year. To kick off 2019, the mass market retailer is revving up its multicultural skincare assortment with the addition of brands designed to address the demands of women of color, including Specific Beauty and Bolden. Bolden’s rollout into 200 Target stores this month follows the ...
When One Door Closes: How Victoria Health Filled The Gap Left By Phylia De M.’s Mysterious Disappearance
It’s a true horror when beauty enthusiasts discover a beloved beauty product ceases to exist. For retailers, impacted financially by the disappearance of a cult offering they’ve depended on for sales, a discontinuation may be even worse. Phylia de M.’s mysterious shuttering left Victoria Health, which had been churning through ...