It’s no question: 2018 is the year of the woman. From feminist movements like #metoo to groundbreaking organizations like Time’s Up, gender equality feels like more of a reality than ever before, and we say: It’s about time!
Sometimes, it’s important to take a moment to celebrate and showcase the achievements of the courageous women making daily strides in the business world. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite female Ecommerce stars, from entrepreneurs to strategists, philanthropists to consultants. Discover some of the top names in ecommerce today and their innovative creations. Allow their stories to inspire, reminding you that every dream is within reach!
Restraint isn’t typically a buzzword among entrepreneurs, but it’s been a guiding principle for The Dreslyn, an online specialty store offering luxury products across apparel, accessories, home, and beauty with a minimalist focus and west coast point of view.
First launched in 2014 by Brooke Taylor Corcia, the brand credits its success to an edit that can be trusted.
Focus, not trends, is what sets The Dreslyn apart.
The average doctor's visit in the U.S. takes about 12-13 minutes; most of that time is dedicated to collecting a patient’s information.
But what if the patient has a condition – like erectile dysfunction – that’s often stigmatized, if acknowledged at all?
Roman, a cloud-based telemedicine start-up, is working to break down the barriers facing young men with ED. Through the app, young men can screen themselves for ED, connect them a physician, and set prescriptions (in subtle, sleek packaging) for home delivery.
Whether you’re entertaining guests, settling in for a relaxing night at home, or simply looking to perfect your living room’s design, there are arguably few pieces of furniture more important than your sofa. But finding that perfect piece is often a challenging and frustrating task.
Reputation is everything - especially in the agency business.
When Erik Huberman founded Hawke Media a little over three years ago, he saw that the industry was in a conundrum: they were getting stuck selling things they couldn't sell.
Dependability meant stasis and a one-size-fits-all approach. Execution meant committing to a long-term contract and hoping for the best. Where was the long-term vision – and the short term, immediate care – that reputations are built on?
A visit to BRIKA, the Toronto-based makers’ marketplace, offers a visual feast that will have your eyes popping and might inspire your next creative streak, if not your next shopping spree. You can revel in Michelle Meronek’s minimalist jewelry from her Brooklyn New York Studio Acre Goods, or check out Krista and Steve of Among the Pines, a husband and wife duo who make quirky, wood-based housewares. Then there’s self-taught crafter Cathy Pascual who makes eclectic stitched wall art in her Catshy Crafts store, and The Oyster’s Pearl’s adorable yet lively printed T-shirts.
Hailing from rural Bowman in North Dakota, Ashley Alderson didn’t have a lot of shopping opportunities in her area growing up. In fact, she says that it wasn’t until later on, touring the country as Miss Rodeo America and that she discovered the exciting world of independently-owned shops.
Sometimes our passions lead us to unexpected places. One minute, for example, you’re running marketing and communications for one of the country’s most respected publications, the next you’re setting up your own consultancy dedicated to helping burgeoning brands headed up by women find their place in a crowded market where they are often underrepresented.