Tech

The founders of Harry’s are speaking out after a conglomerate that agreed to buy it for $1.4 billion pulled out of the deal to avoid a government fight

Harry’s has lost its buyer after rival Edgewell, a conglomerate of shaving and skincare companies, pulled out of an acquisition agreement on Monday. Edgewell made the move after the Federal Trade Commission sued to block the acquisition on antitrust grounds last week. The government agency argued that the buyout would […]
The founders of Harry’s are speaking out after a conglomerate that agreed to buy it for $1.4 billion pulled out of the deal to avoid a government fight
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The cofounder of Warby Parker says being raised by a single mum taught him 5 lessons about business — and totally changed his perception of what a workday looks like

Jeff Raider is the co-founder of Warby Parker and men’s care startup Harry’s. He says that growing up, he watched his single mum work incredibly hard as an entrepreneur, and he swore he’d never start a business himself. But he changed his mind, and since founding Warby Parker and Harry’s, […]
The cofounder of Warby Parker says being raised by a single mum taught him 5 lessons about business — and totally changed his perception of what a workday looks like
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Furious people are destroying their razors after watching Gillette’s ad — but it gave the company a crucial advantage over some of its biggest competitors

On Monday, Gillette released a new commercial, called “We Believe,” showing men and boys bullying one another and engaging in sexual harassment. The ad, inspired by the #MeToo movement, encourages men to “say the right thing” and “act the right way.” Angry consumers are threatening to boycott the brand over […]
Furious people are destroying their razors after watching Gillette’s ad — but it gave the company a crucial advantage over some of its biggest competitors
Strategy

The CEO and cofounder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars started scheduling personal time on his calendar after an important realisation

In the midst of running Harry’s, a razor company, cofounder and co-CEO Jeff Raider schedules personal time. At times work is all-consuming for Raider, and he realised setting aside time was important for his psyche, his ability to work in the long run, and his family. Scheduling personal time helps […]
The CEO and cofounder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars started scheduling personal time on his calendar after an important realisation
Strategy

The co-founder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars to take on Unilever and Procter & Gamble explains how he’s building a brand to last 100 years

Jeff Raider is the cofounder and co-CEO of razor company Harry’s. Raider is also a cofounder of eyeglasses company Warby Parker, and brought its vertically-integrated, direct-to-consumer model to shaving with Harry’s. In an episode of Business Insider’s podcast “This Is Success,” Raider explained how working himself to exhaustion across three […]
The co-founder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars to take on Unilever and Procter & Gamble explains how he’s building a brand to last 100 years