1. When I started selling eyebrow products, people thought I was crazy: How to build a billion dollar beauty brand. It is a good time to be in the beauty game: the industry has shown double-digit growth in the last few years and investors are eager to capitalize. – Read More on the Guardian
2. Over the last 20 years, Target has partnered with more than 175 designers as part of its broader mission to make design available at affordable price points. Now it is re-releasing nearly 300 of the most iconic items from 20 of its most popular designer partnerships – from Lilly Pulitzer and Missoni to Rodarte and Altuzarra. – Read More on Fast Co.
3. RETRO READ: The Big Business of Designer x Mass-Market Collaborations. These buzzy collabs serve get consumers in Target’s store or on its site for a Victoria Beckham dress, but then sell them groceries or a bath towel since they are already in a Target store – that is a prime example of consumers bait-and-switch. – Read More on TFL
4. There’s never been a better time—or more need—to buy your clothes used: It’s become necessary for the industry to find better ways to reuse existing materials, and maybe at some point in the future, brands will be able to create new collections entirely from old textiles. But that point is still a ways off. Until then, the most sustainable garment you can buy is probably one that’s not new at all. – Read More on Quartzy
5. Weed From Well-Known Lifestyle Brands Is Next Stage of Legal Cannabis: In July, to commemorate their first anniversary, a Colorado couple in their 30s wanted a treat that would help them extend the high of their special day: custom gold-foil-tipped marijuana cigars. – Read More on Bloomberg