Combining Two Store Experiences
With the arrival of this new Los Angeles store, Beautycounter is blending a real-time, in-person shopping experience with the community-expanding reach of virtual livestreaming. For the first time, the home shopping experience is being translated into a physical and digital destination.
Through this hybrid store experience, Beautycounter will bring their clean beauty mission to a wider audience by creating engaging in-studio shoppable content that can be viewed on multiple social channels, while simultaneously livestreaming. Beautycounter's newest store will be ground zero for engaging content that ties back to the brand's pillars of safety, sustainability, advocacy, and, of course, game-changing clean beauty.
"We want to invite as many people as possible into the world of Beautycounter, and through our new store with livestream shopping capabilities, we'll be able to grow and engage with our community without limitation. As more and more people shop from home, live-selling is a way to reach and engage our community in an incredibly impactful and convenient way," said founder & CEO, Gregg Renfrew. She added, "Our in-store studio is not just a store feature. We see it as the future of dynamic content and ecommerce selling."
Store features include:
- A safe, touchless experience; hand-sanitizing opportunities throughout the store for customers and associates; practicing 6-feet social distancing as well as limiting capacity. Curbside pickup will be available.
- Copper can be found on fixtures throughout, chosen for its natural antimicrobial properties and sustainability.
- The "Clean Bar" in the center of the store houses the brand's sought-after cosmetics collection.
- Four vitrines built against the wall are opportunities to educate the customer on Beautycounter's mission.
The 684-square-foot Beautycounter store, located at 1410 Abbot Kinney Blvd, will feature a product-focused store in front, with the livestream studio in back. The store was brought to life in partnership with the team at Mythology, who designed the physical space to allow for seamless shopping and filming. A screen displayed in the window of the store allows shoppers to watch the livestream show being shot inside the store, and a LIVE @ Abbot Kinney sign outside the store will illuminate, signaling to shoppers that live content is being taped.
The studio and store will officially open its doors on December 2, with new content in January, building upon the platform throughout 2021.