• Fabfitfun Launching One of the First Digital Lifestyle Channels

    One of the most innovative women’s lifestyle brands, FabFitFun took another step in revolutionizing the digital landscape by announcing the launch of FFF Live, one of the first digital lifestyle channels. FFF Live’s new slate of programming will air every day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. PT in conjunction with seasonal sales.   FFF … Continue reading Fabfitfun Launching One of the First Digital Lifestyle Channels

  • When Zenni Optical launched in 2003, few believed it was even possible to sell prescription glasses online, especially during a highly-volatile eCommerce landscape. Zenni pioneered the way we buy eyewear online and is now estimated to command roughly 50 percent of total market sales volume. In 2017, Zenni sold more than four million pairs of … Continue reading Zenni Approaches 25 Million Pairs of Glasses Sold Online After 15 Years of Democratizing Eyewear

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  • At the Trade Union Congress’ annual gathering in Manchester last week, the organization’s General Secretary, Frances O’Grady, turned heads when she delivered a bold prediction during her keynote: “I believe that in this century, we can win a four-day working week, with decent pay for everyone.” Understandably, the statement was met with applause. She argued … Continue reading New Zealand Based Study Supports The 4-Day Work Week

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    A nationwide customer survey about favorite brands known as “The Harris Poll” has released their 2018 results. The HP poll surveyed over 77,000 U.S. customers about more than 3,000 brands to find which companies are America’s favorites. Consumers weighed in on a variety of topics from printers to pizza, and the results were a bit … Continue reading Taco Bell Voted ‘Best Mexican Restaurant In The Country’

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  • Have you ever stumbled across a seemingly strange video of someone whispering sweet nothings to their webcam, and wondered what you’ve unearthed? Welcome to the world of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,) a niche genre of YouTube videos many people watch to help them relax, fall asleep and even use as therapy for depression. While … Continue reading The Big Business of Little Voices – ASMR Is The Internet’s Latest Psychological Fad

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  • Meet and learn from our world shaping Masters who will be joining us on our quest to create the world of tomorrow at the next chapter of our annual summit: WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North. Come join the community that FastCompany has referred to as “the most influential minds and brands in the world”. … Continue reading WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North Is Only Three Weeks Away

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  • For a long time, Sal had been mystified by his father’s obsession with South Africa. In the United States where Sal had lived his entire life, their family was comfortable, happy, and devoid of persecution. Why was his father so concerned with a country he had been banned from? It took a very special letter, delivered to their New York apartment, to illuminate his father’s unwavering commitment to his homeland.

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    • Sal Masekela
    • Producer / Musician / TV Journalist
  • The first weekend of June, the WORLDZ Report team ventured north from LA to experience Comedy Central’s Second Annual Clusterfest from San Francisco’s Civic Center. If you’re in the events business, you know the importance of onsite activities and activations—they can make all the difference between success and failure. In an attempt to continue bringing you a superior experience with each year’s WORLDZ, we analyzed each activity and activation to determine what worked and what worked better. Keep reading for our informal (but informative!) report.

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  • The world’s comedy elite descended upon San Francisco’s Civic Center this past weekend for the second annual Clusterfest – a weekend of jokes and debauchery featuring Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, and the stand-up return of Jon Stewart. WORLDZ Report was on the scene, and we’re bringing you the best highlights from the weekend.

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  • When Saudi Arabia re-opened its public cinemas last week for the first time in over 35 years, their debut film was Marvel’s Black Panther, a rather fitting choice to usher in a new era of Saudi reform. We caught up with WORLDZ Master Mindy Hamilton to discuss how her role as Marvel’s SVP of Global Partnerships helped Black Panther dominate the crowded marketplace and break new ground around the world.

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    • Mindy Hamilton
    • SVP, Global Partnerships & Marketing,
      Marvel Entertainment
  • Aaron Levant is one of the most well-known names in streetwear. His latest accomplishment, the much-heralded ComplexCon 2017 hosted more than 50,000 urban culture enthusiasts and a seemingly endless array of A-list artists and designers in only its second year. So why – after 15+ years in the game – is he now leaving it all behind?

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    • Aaron Levant
    • Co-Founder, ComplexCon
      Founder, Agenda
  • Jen Rubio turned her nightmare shopping experience in a Zurich airport into a direct-to-consumer luggage brand with superstar investors. We caught up with the AWAY co-founder for a crash-course on how to reach your customers and build a brand.

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    • Jennifer Rubio
    • Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, AWAY
  • Ten years ago Kandee Johnson found herself divorced and alone, struggling to get work as a makeup artist with three young children in tow. She found solace in posting makeup tutorials on a new website known mostly for funny cat videos. Four million subscribers later, the YouTube superstar is now launching her own line of beauty products and celebrating the debut of her new Lifetime show.

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    • Kandee Johnson
    • Beauty & Lifestyle Expert & Creator
  • The mad men of MedMen celebrated the sacred stoner holiday of 4/20 last month with their grand opening of their first NYC dispensary.  We sat down with the soon-to-be-public company to find out how they transformed one lone Los Angeles dispensary into a billion-dollar business, while shattering the stereotype of the “stoner” stigma in the process.

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    • Adam Bierman
    • CEO & Co-Founder, MedMen
  • While sketching a live female nude in class, an ambitious young art student had an epiphany – what if she were to create art using the female body as the canvas? Over time Marlies Dekkers would turn that one simple question into an empire.

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    • Marlies Dekkers
    • CEO, Founder, & Creative Director, Marlies Dekkers
  • As the Head of Music and Entertainment for PepsiCo, Emma Quigley’s responsibilities include everything from finding emerging talent to launching new brands – and oh yeah – also helping put on a little thing called the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

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    • EMMA QUIGLEY
    • Head of Music & Entertainment
      PepsiCo
  • will.i.am’s start-up, i.am+, is making big moves in the tech industry. After raising over $117 million in venture funding late last year, the multi-hyphenate is poised to become a player in the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service – and that’s just the beginning.  We sat down with him to get his views on the future of A.I. and personal data.

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    • will.i.am
    • Founder & CEO
      i.am+