Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified expert has been responsible for hiring and training thousands of people and dozens of service providers for the companies that he has been in charge of and he has 20+ years of experience with big box retail establishments. He has been trained at Stanford University and at the Harvard Negotiation Institute and is a Director at the National Retail Federation. He is the former CEO at United Retail Group and the former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Wet Seal Inc. He is also the former Vice President Regional Manager at Target Stores. Currently, he is the CEO of a major retail consulting firm in California.
A retail consultant focused on Brands / Trends / Merchandising / Operations:
Expert assessment of retail brands
Guidance to management, owners, legal and the investment community,
Complete review of merchandising, in house design, product development, vendor contracts, agent requirements, sourcing, buying,
Retail real estate reviews of malls, strip centers, life style shopping areas, distribution centers,
Brand positioning, competitive review, assortment diagnostics
Product expertise with teen, women and children's apparel, shoes, accessories, jewelry, plus size, beauty
Online, social merchandising, customer connection and guidance
Management staffing review, SGA assessment, operations review, cost/expense assessment
Experienced with Fast Fashion, Department Stores, Specialty, Big Box and general product stores
Opened and managed stores in all 50 states, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Japan, Korea

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • Training, Corporate Directors Consortium, Stanford University
  • Training, Harvard Negotiation Institute
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Retail Federation
  • Former, CEO, United Retail Group
  • Former, Executive Vice President & COO, Wet Seal Inc.
  • Former, Vice President Regional Manager, Target Stores
  • Current, CEO, Major Retail Consulting Firm

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