With the unfortunate closure announcements of several wet shaving focused brick and mortar wet shaving stores in North America, including as Old Town Shaving [Pasadena, California] and MenEssentials [Toronto, Ontario], I can’t help but feel as though the wet shaving resurgence is … [Read more...] about Have Retail Wet Shaving Stores Peaked?
Last month I traveled to Adrian, Michigan to attend the annual Maggard Razor's meetup. This was their largest meetup yet, with about 20 vendors and about 300 attendees. … [Read more...] about The State Of The Wet Shaving Business World With Brad Maggard
July, 2016 was an interesting month for the shaving industry, both for the mainstream companies and the traditional wet shaving niche. Let's recap some of the highlights. … [Read more...] about The Last Month In Wet Shaving – July 2016
This is a guest article by Gareth Everard, a co-founder of Rockwell Razors. You can check out Rockwell's Kickstarter campaign for their new adjustable twist-to-open razor, the Rockwell Model T, here! “If the product you’re selling isn’t a genuine innovation over what already … [Read more...] about Launching a Wet Shaving Company: Lesson #1
What Does It Mean for Wet Shaving Artisans? When I heard that Strop Shoppe had recently closed its doors, I was moderately saddened, as one might be hearing of the passing of a fairly unexciting third cousin one knew superficially who lived in a faraway land. The brand had been … [Read more...] about Strop Shoppe Floppe