OMG: There could be a Glossier retail store in the future
If you’ve ever endured a Glossier waiting list, this is gonna be music to your ears.
Mega boss Emily Weiss has raised $24 million bucks to take her brand Glossier international. She also hinted that brick and mortar shops will be part of the beauty brand’s expansion plan. Emily announced Glossier’s new funding via Into the Gloss, writing:
(Read the full post here, it’s really inspiring.)
The new round of funding for Glossier marks one of the largest rounds of funding by a women-led startup in recent years, according to Forbes. Not bad for a brand that’s only around two years old. Keep that factoid in mind when creating your 2017 vision boards.
We can only imagine how beautifully minimal (and pink!) the Glossier boutiques will be. She shared a pic of a space and teased more about the boutiques saying, “This cash infusion will help us see through our vision of Glossier becoming a truly global community. That means launching products in two new categories, opening permanent retail (see photo above —more on that soon), and yes, finally going international.”
The investment won’t be all about getting our hands-on retail fix, it also looks like Glossier products may be getting an upgrade. Emily writes,