25 plus years of experience and expertise in development, marketing, selling, promotion, and branding of high-end and technical product lines, marketing programs and services to specialty retailers and their customers. Highly skilled in successful retail sales practices, merchandising, purchasing, business start-ups, development and management. Outstanding record of cultivating long-term relationships with vendors, retailers and customers... Tailoring inventories, vendor programs, products and services to meet customers’ need ... Creating and developing sales territories ... Consistently increasing sales volume and capturing new market share ... Developing and securing brand loyalty at the consumer and retail levels.