Jackie Chiquoine

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About Jackie

Jackie Chiquoine is a writer and trend forecaster with a background in retail analysis and consumer insight. Special areas of focus include DTC, youth culture, fashion and beauty, health and wellness, the cannabis industry, and technology.

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3 Startups Share the Secret to Growing During a Pandemic

The founders of Windmill, Xendoo and G&B Digital Management share actionable insights on how they found success during a time of unprecedented business challenges.

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Pinterest and Shutterfly Bet on the ‘Creator Economy’ to Drive Growth

The internet and Gen Z are fueling demand for unique products and services from a growing group of influencers, artisans and small businesses — and big brands are heeding their call.

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How Afterpay Is Courting Small Businesses for Growth

Newly acquired by Square, the BNPL leader is expanding by tapping into consumers’ desire to shop small, says general manager Zahir Khoja.

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How Big Brands Are Leveraging Micro-Influencers to Spur Growth

Executives from the bracelet and beverage brands, plus swimwear disruptor Andie, reveal how these ‘grassroots’ marketers are delivering a healthy return on investment for their businesses.

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Alcohol Platforms Help Small Merchants Uncork Digital Sales

As more booze sales move online, a new crop of platforms is designed to help mom-and-pop merchants compete in a digital landscape.

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Marketers From CVS to Startup Geenie Take on Mental Wellness

As the pandemic taxed consumers’ emotional health and compromised their self-image, retailers and brands are embracing more inclusive and authentic representations of beauty.

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Thinx CEO Discusses Expansion Into National Retailers

As it enters the plus-size market, the feminine hygiene disruptor, which projects $100 million in sales this year, is boosting its commitment to inclusive product design.

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Using TikTok to Drive Sales: Tips for Startups and Small Businesses

Small businesses are leveraging the video-sharing app to assert their authenticity, uniqueness and create new ‘brand communities.’

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How Startup Kevin's Natural Foods Is Tapping Into Consumers' Health Focus

How specialty home-ready meal brand Kevin’s Natural Foods went from bright idea to success story in little more than a year.

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Cubicall Brings COVID-19 Safety to Modular Office Solutions

Businesses like Cubicall are betting that flexible, pandemic-informed spaces will shape the office of the future.