Well Intentioned: Yvonne Orji Is Advocating for Black Women’s Health—And Making Space for Her Own Growth Along the Way

“We are all in this together and no one should go through a diagnosis alone,” says Orji. “I like to look at it as a sisterhood—which is something we created with Uncovering TNBC and is apparent through the original docuseries we developed as part of it…Through open and honest conversations, the series aims to help … Read more

Why Macy’s to Close 10 Stores in January to Focus on Digital Growth – Footwear News

Macy’s is doubling down on its e-commerce strategy, and closing physical stores is becoming a major part of that. The department store announced on Thursday that it plans to shutter 10 locations in January as it reconsiders how it will close a batch of 60 stores. These closures are the remaining part of its plan … Read more

The potential growth of decentralised finance (DeFi)

Decentralised finance (DeFi) has been a hot topic lately that, for those not too involved in the fintech scene, seemingly emerged from the shadows of obscurity.  Simply put, DeFi is a system where financial products become available on a public decentralised blockchain network. That means they’re open to anyone to use, rather than going through … Read more

SEA Gamer Mall’s company culture, esports growth, and hiring plans

[This is a sponsored post with SEA Gamer Mall.] In 2010, when Tommy Chieng first applied for a job at SEA Gamer Mall (SEAGM), which was founded in 2007, he admitted that he wasn’t even a gamer. At the interview, he also told the company’s founder that their website was far from impressive. He followed … Read more

Boxgreen eyes tea market after healthy snacks success, sees 20% growth

Plant-based snacks have been the trendy thing this year, and businesses that are early-movers like healthy snacks maker Boxgreen have benefited from the hype. This is as Covid-19 has made people get more health-conscious and “pickier with their snack choices, seeking alternatives from what they can find on supermarket shelves,” said Boxgreen’s co-founder Andrew Lim … Read more

D2C e-commerce brand Japan Premium saw 200% sales growth in a year

In Singapore, the Direct-to-Consumers (D2C) concept has been widely accepted by many consumers.  This burgeoning trend is what enabled e-commerce store Japan Premium to witness a 200 per cent sales growth within the past year.  Founded by Yoshi Kashima, Japan Premium is a D2C concept premium goods store that offers exclusive products at affordable prices … Read more

Lendflow Secures $10.8 mln In Series A Funding To Accelerate Fintech Industry’s Growth

Lendflow, an Austin-based software startup, has raised $10.8 million in Series A funding to allow any organization to become a fintech company. The funding round, which was led by Underscore VC, brings the total funding raised by the startup to over $13 million. Uncorrelated Ventures, Y Combinator, 2048 Ventures, Knoll Ventures, I2BF, Hack VC, and … Read more

Central America Is the Next Hot Spot for Startup Growth and Venture Capital

The Latin American startup ecosystem has become a red-hot investment magnet as investors chase the post-pandemic digital transformation taking place across the region. Now, Central America is the next big frontier. Since early 2020, internet retail – including ecommerce, food and grocery delivery, streaming, and gaming – has boomed in Latin America. Mexico continues to … Read more

10 Best Eyebrow Growth Serums for Fuller, Thicker Brows

“Eyebrow growth serums contain ingredients like peptides, vitamins, conditioners and botanicals that support healthy hair follicle activity and soften and strengthen the brow hair themselves,” Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, tells Editorialist. He explains that “brow serums can help enhance growth of your normal brows, … Read more