Independent Beauty Retailers Struggle In The Face Of Coronavirus-Related Closures

As shoppers stay at home and stores shutter to stem the spread of coronavirus, the crushing financial impacts on retailers become more profound by the moment. Even last month, before President Donald Trump recommended Americans not go out...

Rob Robillard On QVC’s And HSN’s Search For The Next Big Indie Beauty Brand

Rob Robillard, VP of integrated beauty at Qurate Retail Group, parent company of television shopping channels QVC and HSN, is looking for another beauty superstar like Jamie Kern Lima of IT Cosmetics. He says, “We always believed that...

Beauty Pie Gets A Taste Of The Brick-And-Mortar Experience With Harvey Nichols Pop-Up

Beauty Pie’s no-markup business model was born purposely without retail middlemen. Marcia Kilgore, who founded and subsequently sold Bliss and Soap & Glory to LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy and Alliance Boots, respectively, came up with the...

Fleur Marché Helped Make CBD Shopping Fashionable. Now, It Has To Make It More Than A Fashion.

Shortly after the federal Farm Bill legalized the sale of hemp products in late 2018, Fleur Marché came on the cannabis scene to Goopify online CBD shopping. Its founders and Goop alumni Ashley Lewis and Meredith Schroeder...

Sephora Partners With Prima On Product Launch And New CBD Standard

When Sephora chief merchandising officer Artemis Patrick spoke at BeautyX Retail Summit last May, she was positive about CBD’s outlook and its place in beauty. Sharing CBD was performing well at...

Lifehood, A New Spa Concept From The Now’s Co-Founder, Has A Bigger Mission Than Personal Pampering

Amy Krofchick, who democratized massages in an affordable and hip format as co-founder of The Now, is putting a broader mission than personal pampering at the center of her new spa concept Lifehood. Similar to how...