Joyus Aims For Partnerships With Condé Nast And Hearst In New Incarnation
Joyus, once a promising version of QVC and HSN for the digital age, is pivoting to supply commerce solutions for content providers. StackCommerce, which sets up branded shops for online technology news, men’s lifestyle and education destinations, acquired the former video shopping platform to grow its business with publishers aimed at women. ...
Ayla Stands Out By Paying Attention In An Era Of Short Attention Spans
Ayla founder Dara Kennedy is an established doyenne of natural beauty retailing, and her business isn’t even a decade old. Well before Credo hit the scene, she sensed skincare customers yearned for attention and guidance that larger beauty chains couldn’t supply. Kennedy caters to them with personal consultations and a ...
Skincare Shoppers Are Increasingly Saying No Thank You To Synthetic Ingredients
Evidence is mounting that unease over potentially harmful synthetic ingredients is shaping the skincare market. Following a report from the NPD Group determining that consumers increasingly seek face products without parabens, phthalates, sulfates, fragrance and gluten, Formula Botanica has discovered steering clear of synthetic ingredients and compounds ...
Direct Sales Beauty Companies Market Makeup, Moisturizers And Social Missions
Andrew McBride, a 10-year veteran of the direct sales industry, was accustomed to companies with sales and recruitment as their chief objectives. Altruistic efforts were sometimes warmhearted corporate responsibility projects, but not a reason for being. McBride’s new direct-sales cosmetics company, BeCause Cosmetics, is changing the business model by making ...
Riley Rose: A Thorny Or Budding Beauty Retail Prospect?
Forever 21 pulled back the curtain on its ambitious beauty play last week with the official opening of Riley Rose at the shopping center Glendale Galleria in Glendale, Calif. Against the backdrop of struggles in the apparel retail segment, the fast-fashion retailer is pushing into Sephora’s and Ulta ...