Interview: Beryl Solomon, Founder of CBD Retailer Poplar

The entrepreneur's multi-brand destination ditches jargon to make room for clarity

In 2018, the market for CBD products grew by 80%. That’s a jump to $591 million according to Illinois-based Brightfield Group, a market research firm focused on the cannabis industry. Though it’s soon to be a $22 billion business, digestible information about how CBD and THC products impact one’s mental and physical health is hard to come by. “It was everywhere and nowhere,” Beryl Solomon …

Moët Hennessy Launches Online Retail Site, Clos19

Champagne, wine and spirits just a few clicks away

It’s been quite the digitally savvy year for LVMH. Only a few months ago they debuted 24 Sèvres, the internet sibling to their iconic brick-and-mortar destination Le Bon Marché. Now, another pillar of the chic conglomerate has an online home. Clos19, just launched in the US, brings together the organization’s prestigious portfolio of champagne, wine and spirits. It’s powered by Thirstie—the e-commerce service behind the …

New American Menswear and Accessories at The Ensign

A hub for upscale items, designed and produced in the USA

With an eye on numerous factors that make fashion both wearable and desirable—striking images and editorials, forward thinking designers, ease of purchase, a defined identity—The Ensign has become an important new online shopping destination. The brand only stocks clothing, outerwear and accessories designed and made in America. They feature the latest designers, and during fashion week employed a “See Now Buy Now” function that let …