This page includes limited commentary on current articles and news I come across that I find relevant for consumer product startups.
An example using AI and deep learning to create customized food products for each one us. There are huge problems with getting to this end goal, which this article does a very nice job of [...]
There are two things this company is doing. One is using events to create an emotional connection between the product - music - and the end consumer. Events provide experiences, and experiences are what touch [...]
This is an excellent article summarizing the different branches of AI, where they are most applicable, and use cases. I copied out parts of the article and pasted below that are relevant to consumer products. [...]
I highly recommend subscribing to this list put out by Scott Galloway at L2. Scott writes about consumer products in the context of consumer trends. In this particular email he talks about subscription/recurring revenue models [...]
Sephora’s Lawsuit With Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Is a Staggering Case Study in How Beauty Products Are Sold
I've not yet worked directly in the beauty industry, but know it is pretty tough. This article has some great insight and intelligence into tradespend and margin requirements to sell retail.
Some good discussion on this subject area and emerging business models.
This post is nicely put together with lots of useful information. It is not complete or an ultimate guide by any stretch, as there are more pieces I would add, but still very well done.
This is an overview of major content marketing strategies. It is a good primer to help orient you if you use content to help market your brand.