The move comes after a number of former staffers shared their negative experiences as people of color working at the women’s lifestyle site.
According to a number of accounts that former POC staffers posted to Twitter, there has been a series of shortcomings internally over the years.
Even as coronavirus continues to upend normal life, the shopping-driven site is bringing fans its first push into branded fashion.
The e-commerce giant and the media company are bringing products and influencers to a 10-day shop in their first joint live experience.
The price was not made public, but the platform was previously valued at around $500 million.
Refinery29’s Amy Emmerich is eager to get in on the ground floor of developing female talent, especially in the current “video arms race.”
Refinery29 France will be operating out of the Refinery29 global publishing hub located in Berlin.
Arianna Huffington’s enterprise has a new business lead from Refinery29, and new executives from Vice and Inverse.
The women-focused digital media company has some ambitious plans for its live experiences and events.
The digital outlet went public with its unionization at the start of January.
The Refinery29-IMG deal for 29Rooms is another example of the fashion industry’s fascination with all things experiential.