WWD Digital Forum

Brittney Ogike And Kimberly Smith

Beauty Features

For Black Beauty Retailers, Community Is Key

At WWD’s virtual retail summit, Black-owned retailers describe buying Black as a “movement, not a moment.”

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Mitch Spolan and guest speakers at WWD's Digital Beauty Forum 2020.

Beauty Features

Digital Beauty Forum: E.l.f., Chegg and Afterpay on Getting Through to Gen Z

“Gen Z has a very short attention span — it’s only eight seconds long.”

clock March 20, 2020Ellen Thomas

Wayne Liu

Beauty Features

WWD to Host NYC Beauty Digital Forum Feb. 12

Julia Sloan of Nars, Kory Marchisotto of E.l.f. and Trinny Woodall of Trinny London are among this year’s speakers.

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Karla Welch’s Politics Have Been Good for Business

The stylist has only seen more opportunities as her political voice has grown louder.

clock November 26, 2019Kali Hays

Cyndi Isgrig

Fashion Scoops

Executive Cyndi Isgrig on What It Takes to Create Dermstore

“This is crazy to put here at a digital forum but avoid the temptation to solve everything with technology,” said the president of the beauty e-commerce company.

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Jeff Kearl

Designer and Luxury

How CEO Jeff Kearl Did His Homework Before Starting Stance

“I don’t want to know if you went to Stanford or a community college,” said the cofounder of the sock company. “I don’t care. I want to understand your values.”

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Agathe Westad


Optimove Solves the Mystery of the Disappearing Shopper

Getting customers in the door may be an art, but according to Optimove, getting them to a second order is science.

clock November 26, 2019Adriana Lee

Sofia Grundman


Facebook Talks Frictionless Future…and Privacy?

The session wasn’t about privacy. But that’s no reason not to talk about it.

clock November 26, 2019Adriana Lee

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The RealReal Sees Conversations With Luxury Players Improving

The online reseller is pushing a message of new shopper creation and sustainability to engage with luxury brands.

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Jonathan Shokrian

Fashion Scoops

Founder Jonathan Shokrian Talks MeUndies

Since 2011, the direct-to-consumer brand has sold 12 million pairs of the undergarment.

clock November 26, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

Phillip Raub


B8ta Wants to Create Powerful Retail

B8ta on its launch of fashion marketplace Forum, and why online brands rush to open physical stores.

clock November 26, 2019Adriana Lee

Agathe Westad Optimove

Marketing and Promotion

Digital Forum: Turning First-Time Shoppers Into Loyal Consumers

Hooking new customers is expensive. So companies are using data analytics to minimize their chances of getting ghosted.

clock September 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas photographed by Eric Ray Davidson for Harper's Bazaar.


Harper’s Bazaar Gets Into Men’s With Jonas Brothers Digital Cover

The old boy band getting back together seemed the perfect opportunity for the women’s fashion glossy to test out a men’s moment.

clock June 6, 2019Kali Hays

Pinrose will roll out new packaging in April.


WWD Beauty Forum: Making Digital Scents

Digital native fragrance brands are using other senses besides smell to sell to scents on the web.

clock February 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Beauty Features

WWD Digital Beauty Forum: Guive Balooch and the Beauty Tech Boom

The global vice president of L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator spoke about value creation, making consumer demand last and microelectronics.

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