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How the cosmetic aesthetic market is future-proofing

Though the cosmetic aesthetic market may not be experiencing the painful slowdown of makeup, companies across the space are being forced to innovate to ensure the summertime boom of treatments won't be a fleeting moment of success.

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Reels and other short-video platforms attract TikTok beauty influencers

While optimistic about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of TikTok, the app’s top influencers are weighing their options on newly launched competitors including Instagram Reels, Triller and Byte. 

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Gorjana’s co-founders Jason and Gorjana Reidel on prioritizing profitability over growth

While optimistic about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of TikTok, the app’s top influencers are weighing their options on newly launched competitors including Instagram Reels, Triller and Byte. 

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Brands are working to change fashion's 'blind spot around indigenous issues'

The Black Lives Matter protests have forced many brands to do some soul searching in the last few months, with many reckoning with an ongoing lack of diversity and visibility for people of color. While Faherty’s efforts to improve its own product catalog predate the protests, they represent a model for how brands can identify, [...]

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Fresh Beauty founders debut new boutique hotel

After decades of business travel for the international expansion of Fresh Beauty, the brand’s founders have launched boutique hotel The Maker in Hudson, New York.

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Everything you need to know about the state of the American mall

Even before the pandemic, malls were struggling to figure out how to diversify their tenant mix as fewer shoppers visit department stores. Now, the pandemic has exacerbated those challenges, as existing tenants stopped paying rent during March and April store shutdowns, and other types of businesses are concerned about signing new leases before the pandemic is over. Simon Property Group and Macerich's earnings from this week show that there is still a long ways for mall owners to go on the road to recovery.

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