December 1, 2020

Cos Bar Preps for Oklahoma City Opening

Cos Bar is opening in Oklahoma.
The luxury beauty retailer’s 19th store is slated to open in late August, in Oklahoma City’s Classen Curve.
“There’s an extremely wealthy population in Oklahoma City — they’re definitely craving a new beauty retail buying experience,” said Cos Bar chief executive officer David Olsen. “There’s a Dillard’s there, and that’s about it.”
The Oklahoma City location marks the start of a new store prototype for Cos Bar that features a room for services and more digital displays, according to chief executive officer David Olsen.
“There are enhancements we’re doing,” Olsen said. “We’re adding a lot more digital to it.” In addition to street-facing digital displays, the store will have in-store digital displays that will highlight events and in-store promotions.
The treatment room will feature a rotating series of services, Olsen said. Cos Bar has experimented with in-store services before, but going forward will include them in each new store. The Oklahoma City location is Cos Bar’s fifth for 2017, following an investment from Tengram Capital Partners in late 2015 that came with plans to open more doors.
Services-wise, the Oklahoma City store will “keep it as fresh as possible,” Olsen said. “It will be a rotating schedule. We’ll do tanning Tuesdays

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