The Questions You Really Need To Ask To Achieve More Sustainable Packaging

On a whim one morning earlier this month, I wrote a LinkedIn post sharing core questions brands interested in developing less eco-harmful packaging should be asking themselves and their suppliers. I invited others to chime in with questions...

How Can Luxury Beauty Be Relevant To Today’s Consumers?

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we ask 19 retail, branding, design, product development and marketing experts the following: Despite prestige beauty rebounding this year, there’s been a strong focus on...

Logistics Experts On Keeping Shipping Costs Down, Selecting The Right 3PL Partners

If the centrality of logistics to startups wasn’t clear before, the pandemic-stoked supply chain chaos has made it painfully so.  “Inventory is capital, so knowing your inventory and using a tracking system is the...

Gest’s New Drinkable Skincare Supplement Aims To Reduce The Collagen Churn Rate

The majority of consumers who start taking collagen to fortify their hair, skin or nails  abandon the protein before making it all the way through a tub of powder. New wellness brand Gest...

Skintellectual Favorite Stratia Raises $2M From The Body Shop Owner Natura & Co.’s Investment Arm

Skintellectuals spreading the gospel of Stratia have a reason to celebrate. Their favorite brand is very likely to get in the hands of more people soon. Fable Investments, the venture capital arm of Natura &...