Tuesday, July 7, 2020

BoF Professional: What Will Beauty Retail Look Like Post COVID 19?

15:00 BST / 10:00 EDT


Without the support of well-capitalised conglomerates, most independent beauty brands have a limited cash runway to work with while they navigate changing consumer sentiments, marketing pivots and the closure of crucial distributors. What will the beauty industry look like post-pandemic?
Melissa Sansone, Vice-President, Seen Group; Dawn Dobras, Chief Executive, Credo Beauty; Kimberly Smith, Founder, Brown Beauty Co-Op; Julee Wilson, Beauty Director, Cosmopolitan in conversation with Lauren Sherman.

This event is exclusive to BoF Professional members, sign up to become a BoF Professional. Links to join will be sent via email.


Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Tim's Take with Amber Valletta

16:00 BST / 11:00 EDT


The American model and actress is an outspoken advocate on the need for greater support of drug and alcohol addiction. She shares her thoughts on the state of the industry, activism, and her life under lockdown.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

How to Communicate with Gen Z

14:00 BST / 09:00 EDT


Afterpay co-founder Nick Molnar and Merve Manastir, co-founder of Manu Atelier, discuss best practices in communicating with Gen Z consumers and share their unique personal entrepreneurship journeys.

This event is presented by Afterpay.

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Tim's Take

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