Podcasts

'There's a return to retail': Michael Stars co-founder Suzanne Lerner on fashion's direction

On the podcast, she talked about how the company has embraced direct-to-consumer model, how she met her husband-slash-business partner and why, when it comes to the company's political engagement, "We've got to be out there speaking."

Fashion

'Allbirds is an outlier': Why VC-backed direct-to-consumer brands are hitting a wall

Throughout the 2010s, numerous fashion brands popped up with a simplistic business model: focus on a single product or small suite of related products, sell direct and online-only, and advertise aggressively on social media. This model worked for brands like Warby Parker and Bonobos, and countless brands followed suit. But the outpouring of VC money [...]

Fashion

'There's a return to retail': Michael Stars co-founder Suzanne Lerner on fashion's direction

On the podcast, she talked about how the company has embraced direct-to-consumer model, how she met her husband-slash-business partner and why, when it comes to the company's political engagement, "We've got to be out there speaking."

Beauty

Old Spice updates iconic campaign to reach younger consumers

The 82-year-old Procter & Gamble brand, alongside other heritage brands like Irish Spring, has become the target of cultural jokes around unstylish and naive male customers. To promote its new deodorant, aluminum-free deodorant and body wash in a subtle scent called Ultra Smooth, Old Spice launched updates to its 2010 commercials and old tagline of, [...]

The state of the standalone beauty store

The Elephant in the Room: How Drunk Elephant’s founder learned to be a boss

Inside the careful expansion strategies of beauty brands with a hero product

from Digiday Media

Despite losses, Walmart’s e-commerce strategy is taking shape

Over the last six months, Walmart has made many changes to its leadership. While some of these changes are natural to growing multinational businesses, they also hint at the retailer's evolving and more cohesive online strategy.

Despite advancements, AR struggles to take off in retail

‘They were the star’: Gap shuttered plans for an Old Navy spin off after growth stalled

Cookiepocalypse: What the death of the third-party cookie means for retailers

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