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Important attributes of modern consumer brands

From True Ventures, investors in Blue Bottle Coffee, Fitbit, Madison Reed, Peloton, and Ring. “From these experiences, we’ve developed a list of attributes they embody that we find essential when evaluating investment opportunities in next-generation brands and products.” | learn more

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What’s Amazon’s market share?

Is it 35% or 5%? “Amazon is a big company, but what does that mean? How big is ‘big’? What does ‘dominant’ or ‘scale’ or ‘huge’ mean when US retail is $6 trillion every year?” Written by VC Ben Evans. | learn […]

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Let the holiday resales begin

From Deloitte: “With the resale market growing 21x faster than the retail apparel market in the past three years, we wondered if holiday shoppers would be willing to gift a used item. We found that just over a quarter (27 […]

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The do’s and dont’s of creating a D2C brand

“When it comes to creating a great D2C brand, there are so many little moving parts to consider. So we thought it would be worth checking in with marketers who have remarkable D2C experience for their advice on the subject. […]

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The rise of the DTC telemarketer

Retailers, including the hip direct-to-consumer variety, are more often turning to phone calls and text messages to reach potential customers. “Telemarketing is no longer relegated to scammers, insurance companies and debt consolidation firms. Unsolicited calls and texts are becoming a […]