A Glance Inside Grove Collaborative’s New Clean Beauty Concept Roven

Darby Smart co-founder Nicole Farb knows a thing or two about cultivating a community. A glance at the former investment banker’s track record shows she helped to attract 5 million viewers to the online DIY destination and, then,...

The Products That Impressed Retail Buyers At IBE London 2019

The No. 1 reason brands exhibit at trade shows is to meet retail buyers, and the 80-plus brands on the floor at the second Indie Beauty Expo London were not disappointed. More than 300 buyers...

Space NK’s North America President Talks CBD, Retail Expansion And Founder-Led Brands

In June, nearly 40 beauty and wellness brands packed New York City venue The Garage to mix with editors, influencers and consumers. Not a trade show, the one-day event called Inside Space was produced by specialty beauty...

Pink Moon Pops Up In Manhattan’s Upper West Side To Preview A Permanent Clean Beauty Store Expected Next Year

It seems like Manhattan has everything, but it doesn’t—at least not yet. The borough lacks a multi-brand clean beauty and wellness boutique in the Upper West Side, a gap indie beauty consultancy Pink Moon and skincare brand...

Retailer Ayla Beauty’s First Standalone Product Is An Ode To California And Potent Natural Ingredients

At her Berkeley, Calif., restaurant Chez Panisse, Alice Waters turned simple, high-quality ingredients cultivated by local farmers into the stars of haute cuisine. Now, 15 miles away across the bay, retailer Ayla Beauty is executing haute beauty...

New Online-Offline Retail Concept Indie Goods Market Wants To Make Conscious Consumerism Easy

As conscious consumerism rises, boycotts of the likes of SoulCycle, Equinox and Chick-fil-A have erupted with the goal of negatively impacting companies’ bottom lines to compel action. Now, Indie Goods Market is urging people to take a...