How the beauty industry is coping in the era of COVID

The COVID pandemic has been an extreme time for the beauty industry. People have whipsawed between feeling nearly invisible to being super-exposed: Masks covered half of our faces for much of the last 18 months — and, after a brief hiatus, the Delta variant means they’re back — while our looks have moved front-and-center during […]

M Science, the Leader in Research and Analytics, Launches Retail and Consumer Brands Intelligence Platform

M Science, the pioneer in data-driven research and analytics, announced today the launch of their Retail and Consumer Brands Intelligence Platform. This new platform provides business-critical insights to the industry as it navigates post-COVID-19 consumer behavior and as the ecommerce landscape continues to rapidly evolve. Leveraging tested analytic models and a myriad of data inputs, […]

M Science’s bounceback: The CEO details how the alt-data pioneer has nearly doubled its staff and is courting large, corporate clients after a difficult 2019

Mike Marrale is not shy about admitting he was unhappy about where his company was a year and a half ago.The CEO of alternative-data pioneer M Science, which was founded as Majestic Research before changing its name when Jefferies brought it into the fold in 2016, told Insider that the “crowded and overpopulated” space contributed to a […]

Instacart Power Players: The 11 top executives — including recent hires from Amazon, Uber, and Goldman Sachs — as the company eyes an IPO

By all accounts, Instacart is firing on all cylinders lately.In 2020, Instacart added more than 200 new retailers and more than 15,000 new store locations to its marketplace. Instacart now delivers from more than 45,000 grocery stores and retailers in North America. And its latest round of funding more than doubled its valuation to $39 billion.