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Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway Adds to Executive Team

By: Rachel Strugatz.  Source: WWD. BUILDING THE TEAM: Rent the Runway is beefing up its executive team. The almost six-year-old company, which recently raised…

IT cosmetics

IT Cosmetics Considering IPO

By: Molly Prior. IT Cosmetics — a fast-growing problem-solution makeup brand — might be headed to the public markets. The company, which is partially…

Mast Brothers

Chocolate Experts Hate Mast Brothers

By: Megan Giller. Why do specialty shops refuse to carry one of the best-known craft chocolate brands in the country? Beards. If you’ve heard…

Retail Rebirth

SXSW 2015: signs of a rebirth for retail

By: James Whatley. From iBeacons to wearables, we’re entering a technology-driven bricks and mortar revival focused on the customer experience Perhaps it’s quite telling…

Casper

5 celebrity-backed startups

By: Parija Kavilanz. Jared Leto, Patrick Dempsey, Nas and Will.i.am have at least one thing in common. They’re all startup investors. Who would’ve thought…