JC Penney Closing Stores (Coronavirus)

Just recently, Sephora made the arduous decision to close down their stores due to the global pandemic, COVID-19 (Coronavirus). If you are looking for a Sephora store on any normal day, there’s a good chance you will located one inside of a local JC Penney’s. Following suit of many major retailers (including Macy’s, Nordstrom’s, and other large department stores), in response to the Coronavirus, JC Penney has elected to close their doors and business offices, as of 7 p.m. yesterday, March 18th, according their press release. “With the effects of the outbreak being felt more each day, our primary concern … Continue reading JC Penney Closing Stores (Coronavirus)

Glossier Closes Down in Response to COVID-19

As promised, the highlight of today is another beauty retailer’s response to COVID-19 – Glossier. Obviously, their decision wasn’t easy for a plethora of reasons but Glossier HQ made the decision on March 12th to close down all of their permanent and temporary retail locations, including NYC, LA, London, and Atlanta for at least two weeks. The grand opening of the Glossier Arizona location, which was scheduled to happen in two days (Wednesday) has been postponed until further notice. In founder and CEO Emily Weiss’s letter to Glossier’s customers and community, she mentions that Glossier will be compensating their offline … Continue reading Glossier Closes Down in Response to COVID-19