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Pioneering retailer Studs takes the pain points out of piercing

Ear-piercing retailer Studs has won private-equity funding and opened its first physical store after launching online in New York.  Studs set out to solve the customer pain points of traditional ear-piercing services by incorporating healthy piercing with an omnichannel retail operation and offering a wide assortment of affordable earrings.  “With traditional piercing retailers losing popularity and failing to meet the needs of today’s consumers, there’s a lack of brands in the p