The Art Of Forecasting First-Year Sales

Any founder who’s gone through the arduous exercise of creating a first-year sales forecast will tell you it’s no laughing matter. Perhaps because it’s such a serious undertaking, even the most knowledgeable experts feel compelled to...

CBD Retailer Standard Dose Curates Wellness Selection For British Department Store John Lewis

Standard Dose, a multi-brand retailer that’s escalated the sophistication and understanding of the CBD segment in the United States, is aiming to do so abroad. It’s launching e-commerce in the United Kingdom...

The Tradeoffs Posed By Different Beauty Packaging Materials

Glass isn’t a sustainable packaging panacea. As beauty brands seek to replace plastic, the material has become a go-to alternative, but every alternative has trade-offs. Glass is energy intensive to produce, heavy to ship and relatively easy to...

Amid The Pandemic, The NOW Expands Its Millennial-Oriented Minimalist Massage Locations Nationwide

We probably could all use a massage—and The NOW is betting we’ll get one. Under the strain of the coronavirus and economic adversity, nearly 16,560 beauty businesses have closed in the United States since July, according to...

Emerging Investor And Incubator Patina Takes Minority Stake In Revered British Brand Perfumer H

Patina Brands has secured a minority stake in Perfumer H. The emerging investor, incubator, distributor and advisor declined to disclose the amount of its investment in the London flagship and fragrance brand, which was started in...