The Detox Market’s Romain Gaillard On Consumers’ Interest In Sustainability, The Threat Of Amazon And Clean Beauty’s Next Big Trend

Romain Gaillard has a habit of calling the category his retail company, The Detox Market, specializes in green beauty. It’s a language quirk that gives away its origins early in the trajectory of clean beauty, now the...

Harrods Moves Forward With Standalone H Beauty Concept As The Pandemic Stokes Retail Uncertainty

When luxury British department store Harrods revealed last year that it would open new standalone beauty retail concept H Beauty, it was unfathomable to imagine its debut would take place during a pandemic. But that’s just what...

Why Lemon Laine Waited So Long To Introduce E-Commerce—And How It’s Doing It Differently Now

When Laura Lemon started natural beauty and wellness retailer Lemon Laine three years ago, she made an unusual move not to launch e-commerce. “I always follow my gut and do things that excite me, and I wasn’t feeling...

Sanctuaire Is Building An Online Luxury Beauty And Wellness Oasis For BIPOC Brands And Shoppers

Three years ago, Courtney Arrington-Baldwin began seeking $2 million to fund a wellness retreat for Black and brown women. Even though she was ideally suited to open it—trained as a civil engineer, she’d managed $1 million to $93 million...

During A Serious Time, Grooming Lounge Adds Levity With Its First Major Advertising Campaign

Grooming Lounge takes what it does seriously, but doesn’t take itself seriously. The service and retail concept’s humor is evident in its first major advertising campaign, “For The Betterment Of Mankind,” which has kicked off with three...

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...