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Barry Beck (entrepreneur)

Barry Beck (entrepreneur)

An entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company

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Barry Beck is an entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company. It now has more than 200 stores in the United StatesUnited States.

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Beck received a Bachelor of ScienceScience degree from Cornell University in 1990.

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Beck founded the company as a website with a $1 million investment from AOL executives Steve Case and Ted LeonsisTed Leonsis as well as The Carlyle Group. Beck opened the first physical store on M Street in Georgetown, Washington, DC, in 1999. In 2015, Macy's purchased Bluemercury for $210 million. Barry Beck resigned his position on 20 September 2019. Marla Beck continued her work with Bluemercury.

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Barry Beck (entrepreneur)

An entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company

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Barry Beck is an entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company. It now has more than 200 stores in the United States.

Education

Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 1990.

Career

Beck founded the company as a website with a $1 million investment from AOL executives Steve Case and Ted Leonsis as well as The Carlyle Group. Beck opened the first physical store on M Street in Georgetown, Washington, DC, in 1999. In 2015, Macy's purchased Bluemercury for $210 million. Barry Beck resigned his position on 20 September 2019. Marla Beck continued her work with Bluemercury.

Awards and affiliations

In 2019, Beck received the Jerome Alpern award from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). Beck is a member of the Cornell Trustee Council, the ILR Dean's Advisory Council, and the advisory council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He is also on the board of the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Personal life

Beck lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife and business partner Marla and three children.

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Barry Beck (entrepreneur)

An entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company

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An entrepreneur, co-founder and former COO of Bluemercury, a luxury beauty and retail spa chain headquartered in Washington, DC. Beck and his wife Marla Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 as an e-commerce company

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