About Us

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We’re here to connect people with brands that share the same ethos.

Forum was launched by experiential retailer b8ta in 2019. Using the “Retail as a Service” model pioneered by b8ta, Forum offers brands the opportunity to create their own experiences, while providing the modern consumer a place to discover and develop meaningful engagements with like-minded companies.

Emphasizing local makers and fashion rooted in quality, design, and sustainability, Forum takes every opportunity to dive deeper into a brand’s own story, using the entire shopping experience, from social media to dressing room, to highlight values and impact. Expert staff are trained on every product, acting as a human extension of the brands themselves.

The first Forum store opened in West Hollywood, CA with plans to expand in 2020.

Forum in the press.

Retail Dive logo

Store concept, b8ta, expands into fashion, lifestyle.

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WWD logo

b8ta announces ‘Forum,’ enters into fashion and lifestyle categories.

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Adweek logo

b8ta is moving beyond consumer electronics and entering fashion & lifestyle.

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Glossy logo

‘Fashion is the logical next step’: How retail service companies are aiming to differentiate.

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Join us.

As a part of the Ark network of brands, we’re building a better retail experience for the most innovative fashion labels. Our team is full of extraordinary thinkers, creators, builders, early adopters, and rule-breakers.

We’re growing and we’d love to meet you.

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