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 Expert  724558

Expert in Retail Industry Management: Store Costs, Corporate Planning, Distribution, Expert Witness, etc.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Over twenty five years of experience in entrepreneurial start-ups, venture capital roll-outs, initial public offerings, strategic planning and organizational development in retailing. Personal advisor and management coach at the CEO level for companies of all sizes. Principle objective is identifying and achieving the management and moral high ground. Assisting companies in adopting best practices and competitive strategies through an historical and on-going study of retail companies throughout the US and around the world. Helping the CEO in defining the mission and matching the organization and business processes to the mission. Finding levers for intelligent growth. Identifying best practices and establishing business processes for continuous improvement. Defining the business model and related strategies to achieve competitive positioning.

Benchmarking to support decision making in support of shareholder value. Creating a reason for consumers to vote with their feet for a retail format. Pull marketing to allow the consumer to drive the product and service offering. Determining the nature and direction of the business in a global competitive market. Engineering the consumer experience to differentiate the product and service offering. Defining the business processes that will permit continuous improvement through systematic decision making. Global supply chain efficiency and responsiveness. Unified customer experience before, during and after each visit to a retail store. Minimizing the costs and risks of achieving a superior merchandise assortment. Turning an idea into a company. Financial modelling as the foundation for superior execution. Harnessing the reach and power of the Internet.

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business development

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retailing

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strategic market planning

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strategic planning

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strategic research planning

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retail forecasting

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apparel product retailing

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business ethics

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vendor control

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business intelligence

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business management

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marketing brand management

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marketing communications

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retail computer software

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retail industry

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retail industry management

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retail management

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business operations

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business strategy

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Internet marketing

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competitive benchmarking

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consumer product marketing

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consumer purchasing behavior

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corporate strategic planning

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customer satisfaction

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decision-making

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distribution

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supply chain management

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vendor

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distribution channel

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distribution requirements planning

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entrepreneurship

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financial modeling

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retail banking

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Internet advertising


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  Hayward, California;  and Sunnyvale, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   BS   Physics and Electronics   University of Wales  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Principal

 

He is a career management consultant to the retailing industry on matters of strategy, organization and management.

1971 to 1986

 

Touche Ross & Co.

 

Management Consulting

 

Partner and National Director for Retail

 

He was a retail industry practice leader.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed detailed strategic business plans for a number of emerging retail companies, enabling entrepreneurial management to raise venture capital and implement organizational and business process development programs for aggressive growth.
  • Conducted executive management training programs for several national specialty store chains. The programs included strategic planning workshops and hands-on training in financial analysis and operations management.
  • Conducted reviews of merchandise planning, buying and distribution functions to improve productivity and control. Introduced innovative techniques such as open-to-ship distribution and assortment planning.
  • Assisted in vendor partnership development and vertical integration of product development and global sourcing for a wide range of retail formats.
  • Performed operations reviews of numerous companies to introduce best-in-class business practices to increase productivity, improve financial control, and reduce direct store expense.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Retail expert for consulting on Tech company creating a retail product.
  • Expert in retail distribution for consulting on distribution for natural formula products.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert's company is an independent management consulting firm serving the global retailing and supply chain industries. The practice focuses on the needs of emerging and/or high-growth retail companies in the areas of strategic and business planning, capital formation, and the rapid implementation of core business strategies. The breadth and depth of our experience is often valuable in litigation support matters and litigation support now accounts for one fifth of our service revenues.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on class action.
  • Expert in POS for litigation matter.
  • Expert for consulting on consumer information cature.
  • Expert witnesses universal product code for consulting on UPC.
  • Expert for consulting on Technical for patent infringement case.
  • Retail management expert for wages class action lawsuit
  • Retail safety
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Europe   Numerous projects for major retailers
Japan   Numerous projects for major retailers
Mexico   Numerous projects for major retailers

Market Research:
Retail industry thought leader.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Frequent speaker and writer on retail industry matters before industry forums and client companies.


 

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