1. In 2017, Time Magazine named Fenty Beauty the Best Invention of 2017. True. Just one year later, the title heralds Riri’s brainchild as one of 2018’s Most Genius Companies, alongside major players Bumble, Nike, and Spotify. Also true.
2. Topshop apologises over removal of feminist pop-up
Fashion retailer Topshop has issued a public apology after removing a feminist pop-up within its Oxford Street flagship store just minutes before opening. The pop-up, a publicity display to celebrate the release of Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and Other Lies) curated by writer Scarlett Curtis, featured the book alongside products supporting UN charity Girl Up.
3. ‘We’re going to revive it’: How WeWork wants to rejuvenate retail
At WeWork’s New York City headquarters last week, 10 companies pitched to get their products on the shelves of a network of in-house stores called WeMRKTs. Up for consideration included bottled gazpacho, spring water packaged with sustainable materials, a wallet that expands with the size of its contents, and other specialty products designed to improve the co-working experience.