DTC: Page 2


  • Sofía Vergara holding a bag of beans from her ¡DÍOS MIO! COFFEE brand
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    Sofía Vergara launches coffee brand on Walmart.com

    Díos Mio Coffee — which is available in whole and ground beans, K-Cups and Nespresso pods — will enter the mass merchant’s stores in September.

    By Howard Ruben • June 6, 2024
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    6 Foxtrot stores leased to Further Point Enterprises

    The holding company that acquired the non-real-estate assets from 15 Foxtrot locations last month is now the official tenant for half a dozen of its locations.

    By Brett Dworski • June 5, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Retail Dive

    Though some of the problems of the pandemic have waned, retail continues to reel from C-suite turnover and layoffs.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Fair Harbor taps Mizzen+Main vet as president

    Bethany Muths steps into the newly created role after holding leadership positions at Mizzen+Main, Ivory Ella and footwear brand Schutz.

    By Howard Ruben • June 5, 2024
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    Shinola, Filson parent appoints CEO, chief marketer

    Steve Katzman will oversee operations at both brands in the top spot at Bedrock, while Kevin Wertz, formerly of SmileDirectClub, takes the lead marketing role.

    By Lara Ewen • June 5, 2024
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    Liquid Death names former PepsiCo, Keurig Dr Pepper exec as CFO

    The fast-growing startup, known for its canned water, has entered new beverage categories while adding experienced executives to its C-suite.

    By Christopher Doering • June 5, 2024
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    Global online retail sales to hit $6.8 trillion by 2028

    In the U.S. alone, online sales will reach $1.6 trillion by that period, up from $1 trillion in 2023, according to a recent report from Forrester.

    By Howard Ruben • June 4, 2024
  • An Outdoor Voices storefront on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California.
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    After abruptly shuttering its stores, Outdoor Voices has a new owner

    Consortium Brand Partners, which also owns Draper James, plans to open new stores next year and expand into adjacent product categories.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Poppi faces class action lawsuit for ‘prebiotic’ claims

    The complaint, filed in a California district court, said aggregate claims in the suit amount to more than $5 million.

    By S.L. Fuller • June 4, 2024
  • Shoppers walk by a black storefront with the name "Halara" on it.
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    DTC activewear brand Halara opens first pop-up shop

    The company, which says it releases hundreds of new styles per week, is testing the New York City market as one of a series of planned pop-ups.

    By Howard Ruben • June 3, 2024
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    Orthotics Direct introduces e-commerce site

    The company aims to make foot health solutions more affordable by streamlining the process of placing custom orders. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 3, 2024
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    Instant Pot Brands names new chief commercial officer

    The kitchen appliance brand also announced a leader of marketing, e-commerce and consumer care as it carves a path post-bankruptcy.

    By Howard Ruben • May 31, 2024
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    Bark taps former exec for chief DTC officer

    Meghan Knoll, who was previously the CEO of Cat Person, will return to the pet retailer to oversee its DTC efforts.

    By May 31, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Best Buy sales fall 6.5% and Sierra hits 100 stores

    The electronics retailer continues to face pressure in its core segment, while T.J. Maxx’s outdoors-focused sibling eyes more growth ahead.

    By Retail Dive Staff • May 31, 2024
  • A Birkenstock in-store display. There are two rows of Birkenstocks, one with close-toed shoes and one with open. Next to the display is an advertisement of a model.
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    Birkenstock logs record Q2 revenue increase of 22%

    In its second earnings report since becoming a publicly traded company, the Germany-based footwear giant raised its outlook after gains in the quarter.

    By Laurel Deppen • May 31, 2024
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    Rhone gets into made-to-measure apparel using 3D tech

    The company’s Custom Made by Rhone technology captures a customer’s exact measurements in order to make a tailored product.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Chewy posts 3.1% sales gain in Q1, announces $500M share repurchase program

    The online pet retailer boosted its profits during the quarter even as its active customer base continues to shrink.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Beyond Yoga expands on the West Coast with new store in Washington state

    This is the lifestyle brand’s second store outside of California and seventh overall.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Private equity firm acquires majority stake in Feat Clothing

    Co-founder Taylor Offer will step down as CEO while the remainder of Feat Clothing’s team will stay in place.

    By Howard Ruben • May 29, 2024
  • Mizzen + Main add store at The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama
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    Mizzen+Main continues Southern expansion with Alabama opening

    Located in Birmingham, the store is the brand’s 11th overall and first in the state.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Vuori opens first store in China

    The store marks the athleisure brand’s 67th location as it works toward a goal of opening 100 stores by 2026.

    By Howard Ruben • May 28, 2024
  • WNBA player Caitlin Clark holding a Wilson basketball on a black background, with the words "Welcome to Wilson."
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    Wilson signs WNBA rookie Caitlin Clark

    As part of the deal, the sporting goods brand will partner with the athlete on a signature basketball line celebrating her legacy.

    By Howard Ruben • May 24, 2024
  • The window of a Rothy's storefront in Tyson's Corner Mall.
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    Rothy’s launches on Amazon

    The sustainable shoe brand is adding its signature products to the online retailer as it looks to broaden its reach.

    By May 24, 2024
  • A person doing a squat while holding weights and following an instructional Peloton video, with the exercise brand's Peloton Bike also in view.
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    Peloton refinances debt as financial challenges persist

    The struggling fitness brand is issuing new notes to pay off debt with a closer maturity date, just weeks after losing its CEO and laying off employees.

    By May 23, 2024
  • Kiehl's Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream.
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    Kiehl’s launches in the Amazon Premium Beauty store

    The skin care brand will have a dedicated storefront with products like sunscreen, facial creams and masks.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • May 23, 2024
  • Four boxes are grouped together, two with the Ipsy logo and two with the BoxyCharm logo.
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    Ipsy appoints new marketing chief

    Francine Li comes with experience from Netflix and Riot Games and joins the beauty company as it looks to “reinvigorate” its namesake brand.

    By May 23, 2024