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Supergoop Summer Sale 2021: 11 SPF Sunscreen Best-Sellers to Shop Now

Brahm Buck

Here at SELF, we’re big advocates of year-round sun protection—even on the cloudiest of days. Of course, we’re outside more in the summer, so we use more than ever. To keep our bathroom counters lined with plenty of SPF for pool and beach trips (plus everything in between), the skin-care wizards at Supergoop! are having a rare summer sale, with 20% off sitewide from now through June 8. Choose from physical and chemical best-sellers, like this writer’s lightweight face and body go-to, Supergoop! Play, or the sheer and highly popular Unseen Sunscreen. 

Whether you’re down to your last squeeze of

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Chinese ecommerce site Shein hit with trademark disputes

Brahm Buck

Popular Chinese ecommerce platform Shein, whose big data-driven designs have propelled it to the top of app download charts, is facing complaints from apparel brands that claim it has infringed their intellectual property.

Since being founded in 2008, according to its website, Shein has cemented itself as a global Gen Z staple, selling cheap, on-trend clothing online.

In May of this year, according to data from AppAnnie, the company reached the top of the app download charts for shopping on both Apple and Google’s stores, while it was valued at $15bn in its most recent known funding round in August

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Yakima business: Pop-up nursery opens at Westpark Shopping Center | Local

Brahm Buck

Verdant, a pop-up nursery, has been operating outside the former Royal Buffet space at the Westpark Shopping Center at 40th and Summitview avenues in Yakima for nearly two months.

Co-owners and neighbors Erin Anderson and Mitch Evans decided to test out the neighborhood nursery concept by doing a pop-up for several weekends this spring. The two avid gardeners were tired of traveling out of town to get specific plant and shrub varieties.

With interest in gardening growing significantly during the pandemic, the pair saw an opportunity.

“We just wanted to do a pop-up to gauge whether there is interest in

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Examining Open Banking For eCommerce Growth

Brahm Buck

 

Globally, consumers and merchants are adopting open banking technologies as the go-to option for frictionless payments in eCommerce.

According to a new PYMNTS report, Open eCommerce: Open Banking As The New eCommerce Accelerator In The U.K. And Europe, a PYMNTS collaboration with TrueLayer, open banking technology has become a critical component of eCommerce growth. It facilitates rapid user authentication and instant bank-to-bank payments. As digital marketplaces, merchants and brands launch or expand eCommerce offerings, the ability to quickly and securely launch a scalable payments infrastructure

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HomePod is now sold out at US Apple Store, after it was discontinued three months ago

Brahm Buck

Apple announced that it was discontinuing the original HomePod back in March, with Apple focusing its efforts on HomePod mini. The product has been listed as available ‘while supplies last’ since that time.

The space gray model sold out within a couple days of the announcement. The white model remained available to buy (price unchanged) up until today, at least in the United States.

The HomePod product page on the online store has not yet been removed. This suggests there may be some remaining stock still to work through, in select locations. For example, the space grey HomePod is still

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