The Lead Forum 2021

FASHION, RETAIL & CONSUMER LEARN FROM THE D2C BRANDS REINVENTING WATCH & DOWNLOAD THE LEARNINGS

D2C Insights Report

Top D2C Companies

First-Party Insights

On February 4th, The Lead, in partnership with Gladly & select partners, presented The Lead Forum (Virtual) & Foremost 50 Awards Ceremony. Attendees were given insider-access to this traditionally closed-door event where they heard from the D2C CEOs that are reinventing and redefining the future of the fashion, retail, and consumer industries. 
The Forum consisted of the Foremost 50 research insights, insider interviews — including Aaron Sanandres, CEO & Co-Founder of UNTUCKit for 2021, — The Foremost 50 list & Standout Awards Ceremony, & the Ones to Watch 2020. Watch the event & download the learnings here, presented by Gladly.
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The Foremost 50 Awards, presented in partnership with SAP

THE STANDOUT AWARDS

Breakout Company of the Year
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Presented By:
Listrak
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Presented By:
Amazon Pay
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Presented By:
NewStore
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Presented By:
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Presented By:
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Sarah Paiji Yoo, Co-Founder & CEO, Blueland
Nate Checketts, Founder & CEO, Rhone
Paul Hedrick, Founder & CEO, Tecovas
Stephen Hawthornthwaite, CEO, Rothy's
Lori Coulter, Co-Founder & CEO, Summersalt

The Foremost 50 recognizes the leading digital-native brands that are reinventing & redefining the future of the fashion & retail industry.

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The Foremost 50 companies are honored for —

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  • Business Model Innovation
  • Sustained Growth
  • Commercialization Strategy
  • Customer Acquisition Efficiency
  • Market Opportunity
  • Differentiation
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THE ONES TO WATCH

“One’s to Watch” is our list of high-potential digital-native brands. While still in the earlier stages of growth, they show great potential, and have the foundation to make major strides and significant impact in the industry. We honor them annually along with The Foremost 50. 
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PARTNERS

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Slide THE RIGHT PEOPLE. Slide THE RIGHT CONVERSATIONS. Slide THE LEAD.