Our projects, past clients and experience

Brick and mortar retail

pHS PENNSYLVANIA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY'S ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW Gift shop

  • End to end retail transformation for 5,000 square foot gift shop in America's largest flower show

  • Impact: 5x net profit improvement through aggressive margin expansion, sku rationalization, vendor diversification and operational efficiencies

  • Activities included: Buying, planning, product development, visual merchandising, vendor management, store layout and fixtures, signage, shipping and receiving operations and logistics, POS hardware and software, staffing

the International Festivals & Events Association

  • Awarded the Gold Grand Pinnacle Award for Best Merchandising Program

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MEADOWBROOK Farm greenhouse and garden gift shop

  • Redesigned, rebranded and relaunched gift shop for historic public garden

  • Impact: Created inventory planning system, merchandise layout and shop design, implemented new POS system, improved flow and experience for customers

uNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY GIFT SHOP

  • Targeted sales and product analyses for the world's premier archaeology and anthropology museum gift shop

  • Impact: Developed reporting infrastructure, improved sales and product performance visibility and transparency for senior staff

five below, corporate buying office

  • Full time buyer for five years for 300 location teen value chain; including successful IPO

  • Managed apparel, jewelry, hair, candy, food and beverage departments

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bloomingdale's, corporate buying office

  • Full time buyer for men's accessories department in 30 location department store chain

  • Completed best in class executive training program for retail buyers

online retail

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SHOPVENTORY.COM INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AND SALES ANALYTICS SOFTWARE FOR MOBILE POINT OF SALE SYSTEMS

  • Advisor to CEO and product management team regarding product definition, features, user interface, reporting, debugging and roadmap

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ideel.com, corporate office

  • Tenth employee of a venture-funded, online shopping community, acquired by Groupon

  • Led and managed web production, including all website content: User interface, editorials, photography, design, functionality