NOV 01, 2018
Dozens of digitally native brands are investing heavily in physical retail -- rather than open one or two locations, many are expanding their footprint across numerous U.S. cities. It’s a sharp contrast to the experience of legacy retailers, many of which are faced with store closures and declining revenue.
NOV 01, 2018
Called Hers, the brand is directly modeled after Hims -- offering telemedicine services and non-prescription hair and skincare products -- but geared towards women. This includes access to birth control pills; a prescription strength retinol cream, acne cream and Melasma corrector cream; Addyi for hyposexual desire disorder; and minoxidil for hair thinning and a conditioner.
OCT 26, 2018
Richemont, the Swiss luxury group that owns powerhouse e-commerce platform Net-a-Porter, has just announced a joint venture with Alibaba to bring its luxury fashion business to China.
OCT 24, 2018
MVMT, the DTC watch brand that shattered crowdfunding records when it first launched in 2013, has made its way from an indie online brand started by two college friends to a significant player in the global watch market.
OCT 18, 2018
In a new partnership with WeWork, Rent the Runway is taking a page from Amazon’s playbook, facilitating easier merchandise returns by rolling out a number of convenient drop-off locations.
OCT 16, 2018
Harry's, the premium DTC men’s shaving company, is hoping to build its company portfolio to compete with the likes of Unilever and P&G by being the majority owner for any brands it builds and buys, and reaching "millions" more customers.
OCT 16, 2018
Launching with a set of three fragrances today, the retailer intends to use them as a test bed to understand how consumers respond in order to further fuel its own beauty and wellness brands.
OCT 12, 2018
Outsiders are changing the fashion industry. That was the theme that resonated at Vogue’s second annual Forces of Fashion conference on Thursday, which reflected the fashion industry as it stands.
OCT 11, 2018
With platforms as the new formidable facilitator between brand and audience, direct-to-consumer brands are diversifying their strategies by building new technologies themselves, lessening their spend on Facebook, diversifying their media mix and relying on traditional components of retail and retail media -- wholesale partnerships, stores, even direct mail -- to build sustainable brands.
OCT 08, 2018
On Monday, the 16-year-old San Francisco–based women’s fashion company released an eight-piece dress collection created in collaboration with designer and New York Fashion Week regular Anna Sui. It’s among Modcloth’s first noteworthy moves since being acquired by Walmart for between $50 million and $75 million in March 2017, and it’s a sign of things to come for the brand.
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