With Amazon dominating the online retail landscape, how do smaller e-commerce players carrying third-party products without Amazon’s basement prices and unparalleled supply-chain efficiencies strategize to stay relevant, competitive and thriving?
That question keeps Dan Obegi up at night. As the chief executive officer of DermStore Beauty Group, parent of beauty e-commerce sites DermStore.com, Blush.com and HairEnvy.com, he is charged with cultivating a successful niche online by luring customers whose needs aren’t entirely fulfilled by Amazon and convincing brands that his Web sites offer unique and important points of differentiation.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"