'It's hard to get in the door': How new brands navigate factory partnerships

Young digitally native brands looking for unique new ways to manufacture products often find it hard to convince factories, some of them up to 100 years old, to do things differently. The brands are often new enough that they have little proven success or leverage. To get their foot in the door, they're starting small, [...]


Thakoon Panichgul: Going DTC means 'control in the messaging you want to build'

In this week’s episode of the Glossy Podcast, Jill Manoff sits down with Thakoon Panichgul to discuss what today's consumers want in a clothing brand and why he's a firm believer in the DTC model.


1 year in: How Bash used a clothing rental program as a marketing tool

A year ago today, French brand Bash opened its Nolita store with an experimental free rental program called the Dream Closet in an effort to get people new to the brand to try out some product. One year later, the brand said that aside from some logistical challenges, Dream Closet has been a big success.


Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp: People love samples so much, they'll even pay for them

This week, beauty editor Priya Rao sits down with Katia Beauchamp, CEO and co-founder of Birchbox, the company that sends monthly packages with a few samples of beauty products -- after that, it's up to the user to determine whether they want to take their relationship with this or that swatch of makeup to the [...]

L’Oreal’s accelerator provides insight into where beauty is headed

How the wellness industry markets to men

Shopify opens up to working with CBD brands

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With Scoop, Walmart’s private label strategy begins to shift

This week Walmart announced it was resurrecting its fashion brand Scoop. It's a sign that the big box retailer is tweaking its approach to private label brands, and taking some cues from its earlier strategies.


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