Beauty

Can the beauty landscape stand another celebrity project?

Last week, pop singer Kesha announced her foray in cosmetics with her line Kesha Rose Beauty. The brand comes at a time when celebrity brands are feverish to turn fans into customers.

Fashion

Moose Knuckles leans on wholesale and micro-influencers as it embarks on U.S. expansion

Canadian outwear company Moose Knuckles is making its official retail debut in New York City, expecting word-of-mouth and existing wholesale partnerships to build a cult-like following in the U.S. Founded in 2007, Moose Knuckles has seen five consecutive years of 60-70% annual growth in sales. It's projected to grow the revenue an additional 70% this [...]

Fashion

'Removing likes removes a post's power': Young brands are bracing for Instagram's potential update

This week, Instagram testing a new feature in the U.S. that can hide the number of likes per post with a small group of users. Young fashion brands are now weighing the potential pros and cons.

Beauty

'Tweakments instead of treatments': Merz Pharma restructures to meet beauty consumer demands

On Tuesday, Merz announced the restructuring of its pharmaceutical business into three sectors -- medical aesthetics, therapeutics and consumer care -- to double down on the beauty market. Merz's global team will relocate from Frankfurt to Raleigh, North Carolina as the U.S. is the biggest and fastest-growing aesthetics market in the world.

from Digiday Media

Modern Retail Research Report: The rise of retail media

Retail media is growing in importance. The idea of retailers turning their websites into media platforms isn’t a new one, but over the past few years, has commanded more interest and more attention from brands. For brands specifically, advertising on retail media isn’t an ad problem anymore -- it’s a business problem.

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