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Mansur Gavriel

Mansur Gavriel finds success with stealth luxe

With sleek bucket bags, totes and backpacks priced from $460 to $950, Mansur Gavriel is targeting women who want low-key luxe and value without overt logos or labeling. And it’s working.

By: Booth Moore. Source: LA Times

BaubleBar

Fresh Cash, New Strategy for BaubleBar

The online jewelry retailer, armed with $10 million in fresh funding, is betting that placement in physical shops will strengthen its brand and pave the way to future growth.

By: Christine Lagorio-Chafkin. Source: Inc.

Chloe + Isabel

Chloe & Isabel Crafts Its Own Sales Model

Chloe & Isabel was among the first of a recent wave of startups using technology and social-media tools to reinvent direct sales, a $32.67 billion-a-year industry, according to the Direct Selling Association.

By: Angus Loten. Source: Wall Street Journal