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Marketing and Promotion

Think Tank: Tap Into Millennial Psyches for a Cult-Like Following

Nick Molnar, cofounder and chief executive officer of Afterpay, explains.

clock July 19, 2018Nick Molnar

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EXCLUSIVE: Glossier Opening Permanent Retail Space in L.A.

The Millennial-favorite beauty brand is heading west, where founder and ceo Emily Weiss said business is booming.

clock April 12, 2018Kali Hays

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Business Features

Change Agents: Disruptive DNA

Every successful company has its own origin story, but are there common traits among the founders behind them?

clock April 10, 2018Kali Hays

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Glossier’s Weiss on the Power of Listening

The cosmetics ceo shares the key ingredient in her beauty retail mix at Shoptalk.

clock March 21, 2018Adriana Lee

A tube of lip balm selling for $12 is one of Glossier's most popular products.

Beauty Features

Glossier on the IPO Path

Glossier may be outgrowing private funding with founder Emily Weiss’ plans for a “massive” company.

clock March 1, 2018Kali Hays and Allison Collins


Beauty Features

Glossier’s Creative Director Helen Steed Takes New Role at Aruliden

Steed, who worked with Emily Weiss in the early days of Glossier, will start at the design and branding agency in December.

clock November 7, 2017Ellen Thomas

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - September 20 -  Candice Huffine and Libby Leffler Hoaglin attend 11Honorè Launches at Park Tavern on September 20th 2017 at Park Tavern in San Francisco, California (Photo - Drew Altizer)

Fashion Scoops

Candice Huffine, Kirsten Green Attend 11 Honoré Launch in San Francisco

The size-inclusive e-tailer celebrated its official launch with a party at Park Tavern.

clock September 21, 2017Marcy Medina

Beauty Features

Emily Weiss: The Customer Is the Number-One Influencer

The founder said cocreation with customers is key to growing Glossier.

clock June 20, 2017Rachel Strugatz

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Beauty Features

‘Wow’ Experience and Social Conversation Win at the WWD Beauty Summit

Fabrizio Freda and Emily Weiss talk the future of beauty.

clock June 7, 2017WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Facebook Looks to Ramp Up Ad Effectiveness Online, In-store

Leaders from Glossier, Casper, Facebook and Segment spoke on a panel at Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock March 2, 2017Allison Collins

Glossier will debut Cloud Paint, a gel-cream blush, during the Oscar's red carpet.

Color Cosmetics

Glossier Uses Oscars as Launchpad

Cloud Paint — a gel-cream blush that comes in four shades — will debut on the the red carpet.

clock February 26, 2017Rachel Strugatz


Fashion Scoops

Indie Beauty Brands Make Strides on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

Glossier took part in the award show for the first time.

clock January 9, 2017Rachel Brown

Online hair color brand Madison Reed opened a touch-up salon in New York City.

Beauty Features

Beauty Services War: Beauty ‘Bars’ Versus On-Demand

It’s Drybar versus Glamsquad in the beauty services space right now, which is seeing an uptick in both retail “bars” and in-home offerings.

clock January 5, 2017Rachel Strugatz


Business Features

Digital Beauty Brands Attract VC Dollars

Big exits like Dollar Shave Club’s sale to Unilever are bringing VC interest into the beauty market.

clock December 1, 2016Allison Collins and Rachel Strugatz

Glossier, born on the Internet, draws a big crowd on social media.


Glossier Raises $24 Million VC Round

The capital will allow Glossier to expand internationally, into retail and new categories.

clock November 30, 2016Allison Collins

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