A big part of convincing customers to shop online this Christmas will be a solid gift offering. We round up nine brands offering products and services specifically designed for gifting.
This week, we've spotted a new type of nut milk, snacks made from insects and (yet another) puzzle brand featuring artist designs.
There are a number of categories in the world of internet-born, direct-to-consumer brands that have seen an explosion. Cookware is one of them.
This week we've spotted alcohol-free wines, beers and ciders, artist-designed wallpaper and indoor-grown strawberries.
Brands are coming up with festive packaging plans to make sure we can spread joy safely over the holidays.
With the right branding, a considered product range and enough hype, could men's make-up go mainstream?
There’s a short window of time for a new brand to get in front of soon-to-be mothers. Superkin reckons its fresh take on the category will help.
This week, we've spotted coffee that's kept in the freezer, a toothpaste dispenser and make-at-home bread kits.
Meet the brands that want to change the conversation when it comes to the way women experience aging.
This week, we've spotted a skin-cleansing humidifier, digital dresses and a YouTuber's instant coffee brand.
Monzo’s marketing VP Tristan Thomas has launched a wine subscription startup. How much crossover is there between banking and booze?
Brands like Butternut Box, Denzel's and Honey's are selling pet food that's good enough for humans to eat. Can our dogs really tell the difference?
Alisha Ramos has built a community of over 170,000 that believe staying in is the new going out. Now she’s making products for them with her new downtime brand, Whiled
This week, we've spotted an electric bike with a retro design, a clean mezcal brand and restaurant delivery kit aggregator.
A number of brands that want to bring out our inner artist are setting up shop outside of Etsy’s orbit.
Brands large and small are launching their own take on sustainable sneakers. What’s behind all these new launches – and are they really better for the planet?
This week, we've come across a gifting service that's promoting black-owned businesses, an apparel brand for women who weight lift, and a collection of photoshoot props that double as home decor items.
Kengos founder David Costello says building a sustainable brand is about making continuous improvements.
The shift to remote working has made us reconsider how we use our homes.
This week, we've spotted a Swedish non-alcoholic drink, regenerative and biodegradable foodware, and a psychedelic puzzle brand from Italy.
Holga Balina and Vit Abrams want to cut out life’s annoying distractions, starting with getting dressed in the morning.
With diners hesitant to get back into restaurants, consumer brands are stepping in to provide an alternative.
This week, we've seen grow-at-home fruit and veg, sleep tonics and a condom brand that wants to promote gender equality within relationships.
Taste the meat – and the heat? Ben West, founder of Spark Grills, on why he decided to launch a smart charcoal and wood grill.
Instagram’s rise to popularity led brands to design their products with the grid in mind. Now TikTok is taking over, we’re starting to see a new genre of brand aesthetic.
This week we've seen a new platform that will provide everything you need to do DIY upgrades to your own home, a skincare line for children, and a brand that's going big on terry towelling.
Products to treat chronic skin conditions aren’t inclusive – and they certainly aren’t fun. Topicals wants to change this.
Weighted blankets are touted as a cure for sleep problems and a way to reduce anxiety. What do experts really think of them?
This week, we've spied ovulation trackers, made-for-mixing soft drinks, and an ostentatious concrete basin brand.
Launched in August, Acid League wants to take over the shelf-stable food aisle, using vinegar to elevate flavours.
Instant coffee is no longer the brew of last resort, with a number of businesses innovating on quality, form and branding.
This week, we've spotted nutritional supplements for pups, ergonomic tech accessories and an energy bar brand that wants to do away with sugar highs.
Co-founder John O’Keeffe on how Champ plans to get people excited about safe sex
This week, we've seen a new healthy cat food brand, a plaque-tracker that attaches to your smartphone, and a company that's using superfoods to help manage periods and pregnancy.
This week, we've spotted a sports-themed "sex stuff" company, a curated wine subscription service and yet another beauty brand launched by a social media star.
A “character and community-first” brand brought to you by breakfast expert Emily Elyse Miller.
This week, we've come across swim caps designed to work with textured hair, sustainable-but-affordable t-shirts, and a new brand of air-dried dog kibble.
This week, we’ve come across herbal subscription boxes, living vinegars, and a supplement brand that wants to coach its customers to better sleep.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like summertime. This week, we’ve spotted a new brand selling precision charcoal grills, a comfy-to-wear SPF line, and an ice-cream company that’s focusing on bold, refreshing flavours.
This week, we’ve spotted at-home pottery kits, designer dog beds, ultra-inclusive beauty products and a new brand selling sake (Japanese rice wine) by the can.
Quality at-home coffee, CBD-infused bath powders and ultra-calming puzzles. This week we’ve spotted a number of brands that are refashioning products, processes and priorities to suit the modern world.
Keeping kids entertained and engaged while staying indoors is no small task. These products may help.
Wine clubs are getting an upgrade, with brands like Winc, Vinebox and Good Pair Days reinventing the model for a younger audience.
One brand that really caught our eye over the past fortnight is Grounded – which arrived on the already crowded online houseplant startup scene in March.
From Blueland’s cleaning tablets to OWA’s powdered shampoo, dehydrated products are having a moment.
Concentration potions, pre-packaged sourdough starters, and plant-powered spirits. COVID-19 may not be stopping new brands from launching, but some themes are emerging among those debuting during the pandemic.
Stay-at-home orders are keeping people away from the gym, leading to a surge in home fitness equipment sales.