PLANNING: New York-based
Fashion HouseNearly 20 years of support of top leadership to include a
strategic transition from ready-to-wear suppliers serving “discounters”
like Sears and WalMart, to a focus on the fashion interest of
major department stores.
Facilitating a planning process in moving from a manually-based,
to a computerized-based design and production prep system.
Helping top leadership in switching from owned,
domestic manufacturing base to global, contract manufacturing resource.
The result: In a steady gain in sales and profitability
over two generations of company management.
National Specialty RetailImplemented
a five-year project to facilitate top leadership in defining its
team’s approach to product design, sourcing, merchandising,
and store design.The
approach became a “classic” in specialty store innovation
process; helped manage continuous rapid change for the company
and its leadership.
The result: Profitable sale of the chain to the TV’s Discovery
Network (now the Discovery Channel Stores).
Services PartnershipAssisted in the development
strategic vision and plans of this large, multi-market firm.
top executives on matters pertaining to the development of the
firm and their communications.
Development of visual
expressions of complex concepts to aid audience understanding
and to add impact.
Assisted in creation
of both printed and electronic communication pieces related to
leadership in the development of major annual and periodic communication
events, e.g., executive offsites.
Results: 20 years of growth