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Catwalks and Runways: Amazon's Long Journey into Fashion
In 18 short years Amazon went from being a place you might go to buy your tidy whities to a bona fide fashion destionation. On the long runway to success, there were many false starts - let's take a look at some major milestones along the way and see what lessons we can learn from them.
The World’s Biggest Online Beauty Supply Store. Are Traditional Beauty Supply Stores Doomed?
Anchored by large operator Sally Beauty Holdings and proliferated across the country by thousands of independently owned businesses, the segment catering to salon and spa professionals has weathered diversion of its merchandise to big box stores, customers flocking to specialty retailers like Ulta Beauty and Sephora, and competition from cheap and counterfeit goods on Amazon.