Glossybox Acquired by The Hut Group

Signalling what could be the beginning of the end for subscription boxes, health and beauty retailer, The Hut Group (THG), has acquired GLOSSYBOX from majority shareholders Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online.

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What is an Indie Brand?

Panelists from CEW Beauty Insider Series – West Coast: Discovering Indie Beauty event answer:
How do you define an “indie brand”?

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Indie Success

Panelists from CEW’s West Coast Beauty Insider Series “Discovering Indie Beauty” event discusses what makes an indie brand and how they are selected for distribution.

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Green means…

Consumers don’t expect to find chemicals in products these days, and this is especially true for indie brands. In addition to chemical-free, natural beauty consumers are still into great makeup and beautiful packaging.

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The Green Customer

People want to connect with the founders of the products they are using and green brands get this right. The revolution of social media makes it possible for that direct connection.

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Glossybox Appoints New CEO

The Glossybox news, which comes on the heels of recent appointments at leading beauty box retailer Birchbox, shows that it is looking to digital-savvy candidates not necessarily from within the beauty industry.

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Glossybox: Mixing It Up

Glossybox is putting their own spin on how lifestyle and beauty influencers network with their invite-only monthly mixer platform, Glossyhour.

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Glossybox Turns a Profit in 2014

Following a year that had industry watchers doubting the longevity of certain players in the beauty-discovery box arena, Glossybox ended 2014 in the black.

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Beauty Sample Sites: A Report Card

Forget “free gift with purchase,” today’s samples are the purchase! Beauty sampling service sites are gaining traction as consumers are opting to join these clubs for monthly fees in return for the chance to test out some of the hottest products on the market. Beauty Insider goes behind closed doors to tell you which sites are worth your time—and money.

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