Experienced professional with a dynamic 16 year career in Buying and Merchandising. Responsible for growth and development in all classifications of Juniors and Young Men’s. Extensive background in all aspects of buying/merchandising, product development, vendor negotiations, retail operations, and brand management. Experience in launching E-Commerce businesses and managing assortment strategies for on line, full price and outlet channels. Strong leadership skills with proven ability to motivate peers and direct reports. Background complemented by a competitive spirit, strong analytical skills and high energy level to contribute to company success.