DTC

Delivery & Logistics Interview: DTC Grocery Startup Reduces Food Waste By Selling Ugly Produce

CEO and co-founder Ben Simon explains how his 100% sustainable grocery delivery platform benefits shoppers, local farmers and mother nature by repurposing unpretty fruits and veggies

Health Subscription Oral Care Brand Shyn Goes All In On Customization

The DTC toothcare ecomm is fully customizable to each individual customer's needs—and even pairs with Sonicare brushes to enable greater compatibility with consumers' routines

Food & Beverage Interview: DRINKS Ecommerce Marketplace On Enabling 'Wine As A Service'

CEO Zac Brandenberg explains how the online wine marketplace took on an entrenched category, realizing the opportunity to apply the convenience of ecommerce and popularity of DTC brands to the wine space

Fashion & Apparel Subscription Intimates Brand Encourages Consumers To Recycle Their Underwear

Knickey is encouraging sustainability by offering its subscribers the chance to trade in used intimate apparel for a free new pair

Analysis Interview: How Frozen Food Startup Mosaic Is Disrupting The Category With A DTC Subscription Service

PSFK speaks to the founders of the digital-native brand that is working to fix frozen, realizing the potential of the category to offer today's health-conscious consumers convenient and quality options that compromise neither taste nor nutrition

Beauty Farsali Beauty Launches Exclusive DTC Collection In Hybrid Retail Approach

The beauty brand created a small-batch sub-brand that it will market primarily through the founder's Instagram page, supplementing its wholesale and direct online sales

Consumer Goods Magic Spoon Cereal Offers Grocery Store Shoppers Healthy DTC Alternative

The online-only brand is capitalizing on the current DTC-friendly retail climate, bypassing the supermarket aisle to sell its healthier version of a classic kids breakfast

Brand Activation & Immersion Wander Beauty Drives Online Engagement With Physical Pop-Up

Aiming to strengthen its DTC online sales while maintaining wholesale partnerships, the beauty brand will debut a popup in uptown Manhattan that offers exclusive products and customization

Interview Interview: How Fur Established A New Personal Care Category By Embracing Inclusivity & Self-Acceptance

The maker of products for intimate haircare is reaching modern consumers of all ages with DTC and wholesale tactics paired with a dialogue emphasizing diversity and choice

Merchandising & Curation Gillette Delves Into Men's Luxury Shaving With Standalone Brand

The shaving name announces GilletteLabs, which will focus on creating more expensive luxury products like heated razors as DTC competitors offer lower-cost premium alternatives

Features Op-Ed: Why Retailers Must Bring Their In-Store Experiences Back To The Future

Direct-to-consumer brands embrace old-fashioned brick and mortar, meanwhile inspiring legacy retailers to create immersive retail playgrounds that merge curation with technology

Packaging & Product Engagement Everlane Dedicates New Sub-brand To Carbon-Neutral Sneakers

The DTC retailer aims to offer an eco-friendly alternative to the hype cycle of sneaker culture

Post Purchase Service & Support Interview: How ePharmacy Truepill Is Aiming To Fill 100,000 Prescriptions A Day With A Technology-First Approach

Truepill is a business-to-business telehealth startup that's quietly managing a tech-driven, seamless operation behind the scenes of the booming digital healthcare industry

Automotive Automotive CX Briefing Preview: Car Buying And Owning For The Next Generation

Ahead of PSFK's Automotive CX Briefing event this Thursday April 18, Senior Strategist Penn Whaling shares a preview of insights the discussion will offer on innovation in car buying and owning experiences for a DTC landscape and digital-first consumer base