Indie Spotlight: Sigma Beauty

The Instagram-famous beauty brand is celebrating its 10-year milestone early with an updated logo and website to better represent its evolution.

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Indie Spotlight: Oars + Alps

The men’s skin care line was founded by two female entrepreneurs after growing frustrated at the lack of effective, clean and affordable men’s grooming products that could meet the needs of their husbands’ active lifestyles.

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CEW Targets Indies Looking to Grow

CEW has partnered with Cosmoprof North America to deliver a panel of leading entrepreneurs and retailers to share insights on a brand’s roadmap to growth, including partnering with retailers and investors.

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CEW Indie Advisory Group Launches at Product Demo

Formed to reflect and service CEW’s growing indie membership base, which is now at 10%, or 700 members, the IAG consists of 20 hand-selected experts who will give advice and help nurture the next generation of indie beauty brands.

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Indie Beauty Event Fills Void in Marketplace

The power of indies was never more evident than at CEW’s inaugural indie beauty-focused event, Indie Networkshop, at event partner Refinery29’s downtown offices on September 28.

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What Makes a Winning Indie Brand?

Shaun Westfall, Managing Director, Piper Jaffray, discusses the several factors that differentiate successful indie brands, and why these niche brands will continue to show growth in the beauty sector.

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