The founder and CEO of what was once one of the most beloved beauty brands, Glossier, has stepped down from the post. Emily Weiss will be replaced by the brand’s former Chief Commercial Officer Kyle Leahy.
Published reports are saying that Glossier is laying off over 80 employees, about one-third of the DTC brand’s corporate workforce.
Modern Retail, the first to report the news after obtaining an internal Glossier email, reported that Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, said in the email, “We have made the incredibly tough decision to part ways with over 80 members of our Glossier team.”
As millions of people across the country have joined together to protest racial violence and call for justice in response to the death of George Floyd, beauty brands are also taking a stand, taking to social media to announce their support of the cause.
In this report, Coresight looks at two parallel trends: Digital natives are coming to realize they need a physical presence, while traditional retailers are also realizing they need a strong digital presence to support a brick and mortar business.
In this special report, Kline takes a tour of some of the retailers who debuted in the Nolita and SoHo neighborhoods of Manhattan, including Amazon’s Spring Street space, Kiehl’s vibrant holiday pop-up shop, and Sephora’s renovated SoHo location.
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