Fashion shop Nasty Gal 40 million investment


Nasty, founder and chief executive officer of Gal Sophia Amoruso (Tencent technology plan)


technology news (Lin Jingdong) August 26th Beijing time news, according to foreign media reports, Losangeles fashion shop Nasty Gal received a $40 million investment from investors Index Ventures, the latter is only Nasty Gal an investor, had on Nasty Gal invested $9 million.

Nasty Gal revenue this year is expected to grow 3 times on the basis of last year to $128 million, gross margin will be more than 60%. In addition to regular updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and other social networking images and artwork, Gasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso (Sophia Amoruso) did not make too much publicity for Nasty Gal.

Nasty Gal now has 250 thousand users, and user loyalty is very high, of which 1/4 of users visit a Nasty Gal site every day, each visit to stay for at least 7 minutes. Users with the highest frequency of visits 10% times a month to visit the site more than 100 times.

intends to use the newly acquired Amoroso investment to expand the Nasty Gal store (an area of 500 thousand square feet of logistics center and covers an area of 50 thousand square foot headquarters). She also considered the adoption of the acquisition to speed up the introduction of new products. In addition, the money will also be used to recruit new employees. Nasty Gal now has 30 employees, it plans to hire 100 employees next year. He said: "our organization structure changes at any time."

did not disclose the company’s valuation in the latest round of financing, but she pointed out that she still holds a majority stake in Nasty Gal.

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