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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Brands Tap Purpose-Led Business Strategies to Drive Loyalty

Execs and founders from established brands and emerging players like STATE Bags and Girlfriend Collective discuss leveraging impact initiatives to build long-term customer relationships.

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Future Consumer Trends for Business

Trend forecasters predict how consumer attitudes and expectations are shifting — and how companies can prepare to drive business throughout the year.

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Fitness-Meets-Wellness Franchise Businesses Grow During Pandemic

From infrared sauna studios to stretching labs, boutique wellness venues are finding success catering to consumers’ rising interest in self-care.

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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.