Interview: Beauty Pie founder Marcia Kilgore – the retail rebel

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Serial entrepreneur Marcia Kilgore tells Retail Week about the conversation that triggered her retail rebellion, driving growth in a pandemic and the Weston family advice that inspired her to start Beauty Pie.

After a year when homeworking meant collectively abandoning the tyranny of jeans and office wear in favour of tracksuit bottoms, anyone would be forgiven for thinking women’s daily beauty routines would similarly have fallen by the wayside.

Not so, says Beauty Pie founder Marcia Kilgore.

“I think rumours of the demise of lipstick were greatly exaggerated,” Kilgore jokes, while discussing the performance of her online business, billed as a “luxury beauty members’ club”.

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