Inspired By Fifties-Era Milkmen, Naked Frankie Brings A Closed-Loop Beauty Retail Model To Los Angeles

Milkmen aren’t generally the bellwether of beauty trends, but they’re the inspiration behind Naked Frankie. “When we launched, we started out as a delivery service for bath and body essentials,” says Jennifer Zhao, who founded the company...

Checking In With Stores On The Hottest Products And Trends In Beauty

After coronavirus lockdowns, economic upheaval, political strife and climate calamities, it’s hard to blame people for turning to retail therapy for some relief. The National Retail Federation is convinced they’ll be in a spending mood throughout the year....

Wellness Center To Watch: Seyhart Offers Acupuncture To Angelenos And Indie Brands To Everyone Via E-Commerce

While coronavirus vaccines illustrate the power of Western medicine, many Americans are keenly aware of its shortcomings. Taryn Violé is one of them. For the past decade, she’s dealt with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune condition that isn’t easily...

Credo CEO Dawn Dobras Exits The Clean Beauty Retailer, New CEO Search Underway

Dawn Dobras has exited Credo Beauty, where she was CEO since 2018. Under Dobras’s stewardship, the retailer outlined The Credo Clean Standard laying out its multifaceted definition of clean beauty, enacted a fragrance policy requiring vendors to categorize...

Envision Horizons’ Laura Meyer Offers Tips To Brands For Before, During And After Amazon Prime Day

American consumers seem to be pumped for Prime Day. In a recent survey of 1,300 consumers by e-commerce insights platform Profitero, 64% reported they’re planning to shop on Prime Day running from Monday to Tuesday, and...

British Natural Hair Subscription Box TreasureTress Rebrands And Launches A Beauty Awards Program

When Jamelia Donaldson studied abroad in Beijing in 2013, she had to MacGyver her hair routine because she didn’t have access to any of the usual products she bought in the United Kingdom, her home country. She resorted...