Fashion

Sneaker brands are delaying releases, putting a strain on retailers

Sneaker retailers are facing myriad issues. Their stores are closed, sales of sneakers are down, and the entire country is facing an economic downturn. In addition, according to Wil Whitney, a sneaker veteran who now manages brand relations in the U.S. for retailer Sneakersnstuff, the hype model is causing sneaker brands to delay their big [...]

Beauty

Fekkai hair care launches AI tool for personalized recommendations

On Wednesday, the recently relaunched hair care brand Fekkai debuted an AI-enabled hair tool called Fekk.AI, meant to teach customers about their hair and the products they need. Although the emergence of coronavirus did not influence the launch date of the AI tool, it has come at an auspicious time for Fekkai.

Fashion

Sneaker brands are delaying releases, putting a strain on retailers

Sneaker retailers are facing myriad issues. Their stores are closed, sales of sneakers are down, and the entire country is facing an economic downturn. In addition, according to Wil Whitney, a sneaker veteran who now manages brand relations in the U.S. for retailer Sneakersnstuff, the hype model is causing sneaker brands to delay their big [...]

Beauty

Quarantine's new 'it' influencers: Meditation teachers

Head to beauty brands’ Instagram accounts in the COVID-19 era, and you’re likely to see guided breathwork and soundbaths, alongside makeup tutorials and skin-care routines. 

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Retailing during a crisis: How to handle fulfillment and manage supply chains

The DTC reckoning is in full swing and brands are scrambling to get ahead of it. While the past decade has witnessed countless direct to consumer startups aim for hyper growth with the help of VC backing, the coronavirus outbreak has quickly pushed them to achieve profitability amid trying times. This not only requires them […]

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