July 29, 2020

Beauty retailers have a very different view of the world than they did just a few months ago. Faced with a hesitant public and significantly restricted in-store operations, beauty brands that once relied on real-world demonstrations and physical interactions with customers have had to adapt quickly.

As we covered earlier this month, retail in a pandemic looks a lot different to what most of us consider normal. The situation has exposed a key weakness of supply chains across many sectors: an inability to react to widespread disruption at short notice. Continue reading 5 Ways Beauty Retailers Have Adapted to Online-First Ordering

June 9, 2020

The major question on every business owner’s mind over the past 10 weeks is relatively simple to ask but rather more difficult to answer: what does commerce look like after a pandemic that keeps everyone at home?

Although we’ve looked at the acceleration of eCommerce in recent weeks, it’s always interesting to gather opinions from retail experts across the spectrum of commerce. That’s why it was exciting to have our Chief Commercial Officer Noah Sange participate in a discussion with retail experts from Capgemini and Deck Commerce, exploring the difficult reality of retail during a pandemic and what we can expect to see as we move towards the next phase of retail. Continue reading Retail Experts Discuss Commerce During the Pandemic

May 18, 2020

In the midst of so much chaos, one of the silver linings for our team is seeing so many amazing individuals and brands stepping up to add their unique skills to COVID-19 relief efforts.

Given our deep roots in the cosmetics and makeup sector, it’s especially exciting to see the vibrant community of beauty influencers step up to support COVID-19 relief, as the Lip Servicing movement has done over the past few weeks on Instagram. Continue reading Lip Servicing Brings Brands Together for Frontline Workers

March 25, 2020

It’s been a rough couple of weeks, both here in the US and around the world, as coronavirus-related disruption seems to expand with every passing day. Naturally, after taking care of family, friends, and at-risk communities, our thoughts turn to the financial impact of the pandemic on our favorite businesses and brands. 

In this article, we’ll look at ten ways to support businesses during coronavirus and how you can put your dollars to work for entrepreneurs and the wider economy, even if you’re stuck at home. Continue reading 10 Ways to Support Businesses During Coronavirus Disruption

March 24, 2020

As we continue to assess the disruption of coronavirus – and adjust our operation to maintain the high standards of service our clients expect – we’re also conscious that staying connected has never been more important. Thankfully, we have the tools and tech to check in with our team and keep the cogs of business turning. Continue reading Staying Connected During Coronavirus