Zoe Organics Strides Past Stumbles Into Stores

Zoe Organics founder Heather Hamilton has learned a lesson she’d rather have skipped: sometimes a retail setback can position a business for better store success. The mom and baby brand launched on Nordstrom’s website and...

CAP Beauty Stops In L.A. On The Way To Global Supremacy

CAP Beauty is bent on world domination, but is taking on Los Angeles for now. In its first move to the West Coast, the natural beauty retailer has opened a 600-square-foot store inside the new...

Musely Merges Beauty Content And Commerce To Combat Amazon

Jack Jia, a venture capital investor and computer software entrepreneur, created the app Trusper to be a destination for home improvement tips, not a source of skincare information. Its users, however, had their own ideas. They weren’t as...

This Nail Salon And Spa Concept Provides Clean Beauty Services In A Squeaky Clean Setting

Clean Beauty Bar may very well be the healthiest bar in Tampa Bay and Winter Park. The growing nail salon and spa concept serves up cold-pressed juices while offering manicures, pedicures, facials, massages and more...

Retailers Get That L.A. Feeling With Los Feliz Botanicals

Los Feliz Botanicals’ laid back SoCal approach to retail expansion is catching on like beach trips on bright sunny days. Not in a rush to put products on every store shelf, married co-founders Josh and...

Pūrlisse Does Retail Its Own Way (Hint: Not Too Much Of It)

After the recession forced Pūrlisse to retrench from its retail distribution, founder Jennifer Yen smartened up about her skincare brand’s presence in stores. Today, she doesn’t sign off on going into a traditional retailer unless...