The Dawn Of Dispensary Beauty: Inside The Business Of Selling Cannabis Personal Care
During an otherwise ordinary Monday morning in August, Aillea owner Kathryn Dickinson was on a tough assignment for Beauty Independent doing reconnaissance at Denver marijuana dispensaries. She’d never entered dispensaries before, and her mission was to scout out the beauty and personal care inside them. Dickinson’s dispensary sleuthing started with SmokinGun Apothecary. Not ...
Beauty Brand Founders Leave Affected Florida Areas To Spare Businesses From Irma’s Wrath
After touching down in the Florida Keys on Sunday, Hurricane Irma took its last major swipe at the state on Monday, leaving behind flooding, blackouts, lost retail sales, damaged structures and vehicles, and at least four people dead. Many beauty brand founders and executives based in the areas affected by the massive hurricane, which ...
The Truth Beauty Company’s Jennifer Freitas Stays Ambitious Amid The Retail Apocalypse
Jennifer Freitas believed there was no reason the women in her hometown of Waterloo, Ontario shouldn’t be able to shop in a high-class beauty boutique. So, she gave it to them. In 2010, she opened an Olivier Soaps store and, three years later, she segued to the multi-brand green beauty concept The ...
Soapwalla’s Path To Natural Deodorant Dominance
Some people are born entrepreneurs and other people are practically forced into entrepreneurship. Rachel Winard is in the latter group. For the former professional violinist and lawyer, a diagnosis of Lupus and skin conditions caused by the disease (rashes, hives, eczema, blisters, psoriasis patches and more) compelled her to develop products that ...
Renee Tavoularis On Producing And Delivering The Right Content For Your Brand
Beauty brands today have to say something, not simply squeeze some drops into jars. Renee Tavoularis knows full well the power of communication. She previously steered digital strategy at La Prairie and put in place the behind-the-screen infrastructure to execute that strategy around the world. When Tavoularis moved on from the luxury staple to ...