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Brand Feature: Alice + Whittles

on 09/21/2016 - 10:01 am

Consumers are both ready and actively seeking out businesses that practice ethical social entrepreneurship.
Founded by Sofi Khwaja and Nicholas Horekens in 2013, the two former UN relief workers were seeing first hand how economic unrest was affecting the world and in starting their brand Alice + Whittles, made a commitment to do something about it. Based in both Toronto and Geneva, the lifestyle brand favours business transparency, ethical manufacturing practices, and worker empowerment.
Self-funding the production of their premiere product, a colourful, unisex espadrille, through a Kickstarter campaign, the duo has since gone on to include a selection of rain boots arriving to market jus ...

Hershel Supply Co buys Totokaelo & 8100 Melrose

on 09/06/2016 - 11:03 am

The BOF has just reported that Vancouver based, Herschel Supply Co has just purchased majority interest in Totakaelo - A luxury retail store with Locations in Seattle & New York City.
 
“Totokaelo will continue to function as Totokaelo LLC, a separate and distinct entity... with our own product mix, aesthetic and mission,” Totokaelo founder Jill Wenger wrote in a note to vendors. “Herschel will provide the funding to ensure Totokaelo meets our financial commitments. Need Supply will provide the operational support and infrastructure to ensure Totokaelo’s growth feels productive and in control. I will continue to provide the vision, look and feel of all thin ...