Glossy: The DTC OD: Fashion is flooded with direct-to-consumer brands, but few will scale

Press commentary on the over-hyped expectations for many digitally-native brands.

Glossy: ‘The era of the mega brand is over’: The Modern Citizen guide for the new consumer startup class

Press commentary on the explosion of digitally-native brands and what it means for the entire ecosystem.

Courier: Emily Weiss: Glossier’s architect of content, community and commerce

Press commentary on Glossier's explosive growth in the beauty and cosmetics space. Read the full article. 

De Tijd: Amazon Expands in Belgium

Prime is that it is unlike almost every other loyalty program. It has no point system, is not about opening a branded credit card, or about one-time discounts on big purchases and, importantly, it is not just about fast shipping. Paying a fee in…

LA Times: Nasty Gal, once a fashion world darling, is now bankrupt. What went wrong?

Press commentary on how Nasty Gal imploded for the LA Times. Read the full article. On aggressive marketing spending: “When they turned that spending off, the growth vastly declined and revenue went down,” said Richie Siegel, founder of Loose…