Clarins opens €1 million boutique and spa in Dublin

Family-owned cosmetics firm aims to increase direct sales to consumers both online and through physical retail space

Dr Olivier Courtin, managing director, Clarins: ‘We want to have boutiques in the big cities and capitals of the world.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Clarins, the French cosmetics company, has invested almost €1 million in a new boutique and spa on Wicklow Street in Dublin city centre. Ten jobs have been created by the opening of the boutique, which offers customised treatments for the face and body, as well as an enhanced Clarins range.

Its opening comes at a time when many retailers are moving away from bricks and mortar, and investing more in their online offering. But Dr ...