THE LEAD FORUM 2021

POST SLIDE CELEBRATE. CONNECT. GROW. REGISTER TO ATTEND (VIRTUAL) FEBRUARY 4TH @ 1PM EST

D2C Insights Report

Top D2C Companies

First-Party Insights

40+ CEOs

70+ D2C Brands

300+ Industry Insiders

THE 2020 FOREMOST 50

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 LEAD FORUM (VIRTUAL)

We researched more than 400 nominated D2C companies for the 2020 Foremost 50 List. Come to The Lead Forum to learn from our unique research insights, to meet the top & rising D2C companies (The Foremost 50 & Ones To Watch), and to hear from the five select companies receiving Stand Out Awards.

FIRST-PARTY INSIGHTS

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ONES TO WATCH AWARDS

FOREMOST 50 AWARDS

THE STANDOUT AWARDS

THE FOREMOST 50 RESEARCH INSIGHTS

The Lead will share unique insights from the exclusive research on The Foremost 50. We will answer questions such as: How did the pandemic help or hurt D2C brands? Will D2C brands still open stores? How has customer acquisition strategy changed in the past 12 months? Are D2C brands truly challenging historical incumbents? Who are today’s D2C customers? Are D2C brands still raising venture capital? How did the 2019 Foremost 50 perform over during 2020? And more…

THE FOREMOST 50 AWARDS

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The Foremost 50 companies are honored for —  
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Sustained Growth
  • Commercialization Strategy
  • Customer Acquisition Efficiency
  • Market Opportunity
  • Differentiation
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Bouchra Ezzahraoui & Sophie Kahn, Co-Founders & CEOs of Aurate
Josh Luber, Founder of StockX & Robin Barrett Wilson, Industry Executive Advisor, SAP

THE STANDOUT AWARDS

Together, we honor The Foremost 50 companies with an awards ceremony. We also honor 5 Standout Companies with unique awards. 
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Previous Standout Award winners include — Bombas, StockX, Primary, State Bags, & UNTUCKit.
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Robin Barrett Wilson, Industry Executive Advisor, SAP & Lockie Andrews, CIO & CDO, UNTUCKit

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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