Walgreens has entered into a strategic partnership with beauty-in-a-box startup Birchbox, which will involve building Birchbox experiences inside Walgreens’ stores so customers can shop and try
E-commerce beauty startup founder, Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, dished on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 this morning about some of the company’s top competitors in the e-commerce space, inclu
Ipsy, the beauty box subscription service and e-commerce site founded in 2011 by YouTube creator Michelle Phan, is expanding its business beyond sample-sized products. The company today is debuting a
Beauty startup Memebox is relaunching its United States e-commerce business, about one year after putting it on hold to focus on building a review and community platform. Beginning today, the company
Spotify, the $16 billion digital music “startup” that is hotly tipped for an IPO, continues to lay the groundwork to diversify its platform beyond basic streaming. In the latest developmen
ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products
NYX Cosmetics describes itself as a “digital-first” brand, eschewing traditional ad buys in favor of customer selfies it shares on social media, including an Instagram account with 11.7 million fo
Glossier, the direct-to-consumer beauty startup that’s raised $34.4 million in funding so far, will kick off its international expansion this month.
Can a chatbot replace a dermatologist's recommendation for skin care products? That's the idea behind HelloAva, a startup launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, which aims to walk people through a
The founders of Glossier and Outdoor Voices, Emily Weiss and Tyler Haney, respectively, spoke at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York today about how they're taking a bite out of the massive beauty and appa
Subscription beauty service Birchbox is launching a new, pricier tier to its service, offering customers the ability to better customize their monthly box of products, along with other perks. The ser
Memebox, an e-commerce company specializing in beauty products from Korea, has closed a significant $65.95 million Series C funding round to fuel further expansion.
Althea, a Korea-based company that exports and sells cosmetics and beauty products to Southeast Asia, has closed a $3.5 million Series A round for expansion.
Wahanda, the European hair and beauty marketplace that Japan’s Recruit Holdings majority acquired last year for $117 million (at a $240 million pre-money valuation), is getting a makeover of its
Robots are starting to appear everywhere: driving cars, cooking dinners and even as robotic pets. But people don’t usually give machine intelligence much credence when it comes to judging beauty. Th
The Honest Company, Jessica Alba’s e-commerce startup best known for its eco-friendly baby products, expanded this fall with the launch of Honest Beauty – a beauty line that continues the
Browsing for beauty products should be relaxing, but anyone who has visited a makeup counter knows that you often weather a deluge of upselling before finally escaping with a purchase. Hermo, a Malays
New York-based Glamsquad, a startup in the “Uber for X” category of on-demand businesses, has just raised another $15 million for its mobile beauty service that brings hair stylists, makeu
New York-based Glamsquad, an on-demand beauty business now headed by Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson who joined earlier this year as co-founder and CEO, has now raised $7 million in Se
The last minute booking app for last minute hair and beauty appointments in New York, Beautified, announced a lot of updates today. First, the startup founded by NYC DJ Hannah Bronfman, Annie Evans an