SEP 8, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss why Amazon is diving into department stores, what they might look like, and what kind of impact they might have. We then talk about how some other retail giants fared in Q2, whether the online shopping boom has run its course, and where Warby Parker and Allbirds go from here. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman.
APR 25, 2021
D2Cs will also expand into new categories that are natural extensions of their brands—think men's grooming company Harry’s offering deodorant and shoe brand Allbirds selling apparel and socks. Beyond this, there will be a greater focus on aligning brand values.
AUG 2, 2021
Allbirds shoes is one of the leaders in this area. Commercial organizations are also getting more involved. The Confédération Européenne de l’Industrie de la Chaussure (European Confederation of the Footwear Industry), which represents about 88% of footwear production in the EU, has developed CO2Shoe―a carbon footprint calculator for shoes.
JAN 27, 2020
In the larger scope of fashion, newer brands like Allbirds and Everlane have built their image around sustainable clothing, which could help cast a positive light on the industry going forward. It’s also possible that some consumers are aware of fast fashion's environmental impact but simply aren’t willing to sacrifice a good deal.
OCT 23, 2019
MAY 6, 2019
OCT 1, 2019
That figure is significantly higher this year as other brands such as Allbirds, Casper and Burrow continue to expand their physical footprints. "One of the benefits of having retail locations is we can use it to build awareness," said Mark Simmons, executive vice president of marketing at Burrow.