The Detox Market Flexes Its Curation Skills With French Clean Beauty Capsule Collection

Most years, Romain Gaillard, a longtime Los Angeles resident who grew up in Paris, takes at least four trips to France, but 2020 and 2021 aren’t most years. Due to the pandemic, the founder and CEO of clean...

After Moving From Los Angeles To Boise, SkinOwl’s Annie Tevelin Opens A Store

Before the pandemic, Annie Tevelin, whose brand SkinOwl will throw a grand opening party Saturday for its 1,200-square-foot location in the picturesque retail and dining district Bown Crossing of Southeast Boise known for its walkability, friendly vibe,...

How Protective Styling Salon Concept Naza Beauty Survived A Year Of Lockdowns

On Feb. 22, 2020, Natanya Montgomery held the grand opening of Naza Beauty, her hotly anticipated protective styling salon concept designed for Black and brown women, and located in San Francisco’s trendy Mission District. “We...

Haven Well Within’s Timely Mission To Help Women Turn Their Homes Into Sanctuaries

Before the pandemic, as millennials came of age as powerful consumers, their interest in experiences over things began to shape how companies selling to them oriented their businesses. Sycamore Partners-owned Talbots was one such company. Under the...

New Marketplace The Fascination Wants To Make It Easier For Consumers To Shop DTC Brands

In a 2020 in which many companies were devastated, entrepreneurship flourished in the United States. Nearly 4.5 million small businesses started, making 2020 the biggest year on record for business formation with a 24.3% surge from 2019,...

The Opposite Of Fast Beauty: How The Conservatory Curates An Assortment Built To Last

When Vogue contributing editor Robert Sullivan wrote in 2019 that The Conservatory’s Hudson Yards opening represented “a sea change, a true tipping point, for retail,” the ensuing dramatic tipping points for brick-and-mortar stores were far beyond the...