With a fresh $100 million in the bank and a newly minted unicorn valuation of $1.4 billion, Away’s got a whole bag of ideas to cement its status as a brand.
Unsurprisingly, that includes further expanding its retail footprint to 50 stores over the next three years (the company currently has locations in seven cities). However, unlike traditional retailers, direct-to-consumer brands like Away can use retail as a means of expanding the brand experience, as opposed to just a selling channel, industry experts say.. . . more