China’s Factory to Consumer (F2C) Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities

by Derek J. Sine, Managing Director • September 25, 2017

Factory direct to consumer sales channels are exploding globally, particularly among Chinese manufacturers. This trend has been brewing over the last two decades, but it has reached critical mass now.  Although estimates are inexact due to the lack of centralized tracking for new F2C merchants, most industry experts agree that marketplaces like Amazon are seeing […]


Knight Co. Joins Vander Group

by Van E. Tucker, President + CTO • September 25, 2017

Natural skin care brand Knight Co. has announced a strategic partnership with Vander Group. Based in Los Angeles, Knight Co. specializes in designing and producing skin care products with an aesthetic that merges form and function for the curated lifestyle. Crafted in America from organic ingredients, Knight Co.’s formulas are designed to value the purity […]


Bohemian Guitars Partners with Vander Group to Accelerate Global Brand Growth

by Van E. Tucker, President + CTO • September 18, 2017

Today, Bohemian Guitars announced its partnership with global commerce solutions provider Vander Group. The move signals Bohemian’s continued commitment to growing the influence of its pioneering electric guitar and connected lifestyle brands. Originally inspired by the oil can guitars used by street musicians in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bohemian Guitars grew through a groundbreaking crowdfunded capital […]