Jon Bird Archives
Jessica Alba could sell Honest for US$1 bn
Jessica Alba is considering selling her Honest retail business to Unilever for US$1 billion.
The day that retail changed forever
Jon Bird witnesses a critical baton passing moment for retail.
Retail roars at the Cannes Lions
Jon Bird looks at retail’s presence at the recent Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
The age of the shopper is now
The iconic television series, Mad Men, recently ended its seven-season run.
The Honest Co: a company for today?
Jon Bird takes a glimpse at a trail blazing celebrity with an honest to goodness retail business strategy.
In the trenches on Black Friday
Out the door at 6:36am on a rainy (what else) Seattle morning, I was already late for the Black Friday sales. Close on 2...
World’s best festive commercials
Forget the Grinch stealing Christmas. This year, it is a cute little penguin called Monty that not only steals the show,...
Subscribing to success
I was one of those early adopters (my wife would use the less technical term ‘idiot’) who paid £150 (that’s about US$240...
On the wild side: South African retail
There’s a word for South African (SA) retail: wild (which can be both positive and negative, as I’ll reveal later in thi...
Scary good or just plain scary
If there were an Olympics of shopping, the US would win hands down. This year, American shoppers will spend in excess of...