"With [operational and sustainability] challenges becoming more glaringly apparent in recent years, there came a need for a new approach to D2C at large. Enter the modern D2C holding company."
"For fashion start-ups, raising money and growing sales came easily. But with costs rising and profits elusive, securing a happy ending for investors is proving much harder."
"It’s no longer the product that defines the company. It’s a combination of the product and the company’s ability to bring it to market in a cost-effective way that’s necessary for success."
"Even before the pandemic hit, DTC brands were undergoing an economic reckoning"
"While I don’t foresee the DTC bubble bursting anytime soon, I do predict some shifts in terms of purchasing behavior and approaches to venture funding."
"Bloated valuations in the tech sector isn't a new phenomenon. But investors aren't having it anymore."
“The number one factor for a business to be doing well during the pandemic is that the value of their service or product can be provided digitally or through home delivery.”
“…brands that have developed savvy Amazon strategies are identifying a clearer path to success on Amazon.”
“To create a fantastic work culture empower your employees so that they feel confident enough to take ownership of culture initiatives themselves.”