Apparel & fashion experts

Top 7 experts
Beth Kaplan
Beth Kaplan

New York, NY | Retail Operations: Process Improvement/Customer Experience/Data Analytics/New Store Development/Project Management

Solution Oriented, Customer Centric Professional with demonstrated expertise in diverse range of Retail Store Operations, Process Development, Real Estate and Store Development, Corporate Office Management and Strategic Management roles. Successful track record in managing Specialty Retail businesses and Corporate Office environments. Innovative problem solver with a unique blend of experience in Retail and Wholesale Fashion and Consumer Products Industries and Corporate Office Environment. Diverse background including project management, new business development, corporate office... Read more

Ric Anderson
Ric Anderson

Mckinney, TX | Retail & Wholesale Consultant for Turnaround, Profitability, Growth and Branding Strategies. Retail C-Level Executive.

Ric Anderson is a respected Omni-Channel Retail and Wholesale Executive. As President of Anderson Strategic Brand Concepts, Ric brings "Clarity to Retail & Wholesale Strategy" by using a "Customer Centric Vision" to create innovative solutions and merchandising processes to position brands as “top of mind". His wide breath of experience in Merchandising, P & L, Strategy, E-Commerce, Product, and Operations, at a senior level allow him to find the best "Value Propositions" and "Competitive Advantages" for any company. He builds teams engaged in executing the omni-channel merchandising... Read more

Patti Becker
Patti Becker

Stamford, CT | Award-Winning, Full Service Global Marketing Consultant and Licensing Agent Available as Expert Witness

Award-Winning, Full Service Global Marketing Consultant and Licensing Agent. Digital Strategist. Startup Advisor. Consumer Products Licensor with Many Items Selling Over 1 mm Pieces. Brand Builder A global branding, licensing, IP rights management, and consulting firm. Becker Associates LLC is an award-winning, full service global brand extension and consulting agency growing our customers revenues through strategic and creative development of licensed products. We provide strategic consulting services, branding, product development, animation, social media, IP rights negotiations,... Read more

Jeff Sward
Jeff Sward

New York, NY | Consulting, Coaching, Creating and Managing Change

People+Product+Planning+Positioning+Pricing+Presentation+Promotion = Productivity & Profit Jeff Sward has tremendous depth and breadth of experience. His multi-faceted background has spanned across a full range of Retail and Wholesale assignments. He has worked for premier retailers such as Macy's, Sak's, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Eagle Outfitters. His brand background includes Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Bahama, Ben Sherman, DKNY, and Orvis. Product specialties include Men's and Kids apparel, but the lessons and thought processes apply to a much broader universe of... Read more

Michael Zielinski
Michael Zielinski

New Lenox, IL | Convenience Store, Financial Services, and Retail Management Industry Professional

I've been in the convenience store industry for over 35 years and the financial services industry for over 20 years. I take projects ranging from trends and opinions in these industries, to contract review and sourcing. I can also serve as an interim CEO or in another senior management role while searches are completed. I have thousands of contacts in these industries that allow me to solve problems by finding trust worthy partners and/or colleagues to assist in almost any business issue and/or initiative. We also manage retail locations under contract when there are takeovers,... Read more

Luis Padilla
Luis Padilla

Barrington, IL | CEO at Padilla Retail Consulting.

Luis Padilla is CEO and Founder of Padilla Retail Consulting a consulting firm focused on brand creation and business development in consumer products. Padilla Consulting has worked with all level companies from start ups to Fortune 500. Padilla Retail Consulting brings the right blend of operating and advisory experience to help clients cut through difficult problems and realize game changing financial outcomes. Luis has over 30 years experience of senior executive leadership in retail and brand related positions including President of ENK a global fashion trade show company,... Read more

Steven Dennis
Steven Dennis

Dallas, TX | Keynote Speaker | Top Global Retail Influencer | Strategic Advisor | Author | Mentor/Coach | Innovation Catalyst

Steve Dennis is a strategic advisor and thought-leader on retail innovation, marketing and strategy development. He has served as the chief strategy officer and led the development of omni/multichannel integration efforts as a member of the executive committee of two Fortune 500 retailers. He was recently named one of retail's top 20 influencers and is a retail contributor for Forbes. As President of SageBerry Consulting he helps retail industry clients accelerate their growth and improve their customer focus. Prior to founding SageBerry, Steve was Senior Vice President, Strategy &... Read more