Beauty

Private equity firms will get comfortable with small beauty brands in 2020

Faced with steep competition and record buyout prices for beauty brands, private equity firms will get more creative with their investment strategies in the coming year. Despite the indie beauty boom, there are currently few middle-market-sized companies available for sale, which pushes up prices and could potentially cause a pricing bubble. Recent, notable private-equity deals […]

Beauty

Beauty, drama, and Shane Dawson dominated YouTube’s Trending page in 2019

It’s best to think of YouTube as a series of independent communities living on the same platform — what’s popular to one group might not even be on another community’s radar. There are a few rare exceptions, and the beauty world’s drama is one of them. YouTube’s top trending list (which is different from most […]

Interior Designer

A Zoya muse: Interior designer Lipika Sud says creativity not restricted to beautiful things

Zoya, a diamond boutique from the House of Tata, presents ‘Finely Crafted Journeys’ — conversations with women achievers, whose creativity and commitment to their craft have created something truly distinctive. This time Zoya’s muse is one of India’s top interior designers, Lipika Sud, design strategist, trend analyst and the director of Lipika Sud Interiors Pvt Ltd. She is the […]