Urban Outfitters, Incorporated (URBN)
September 2010 — August 2013
Head buyer and member of brand executive team for high-visibility start-up brand of URBN, serving an affluent customer with gifts, home decor, apparel, and garden product in a lifestyle-driven ecommerce and retail experience.
Set top-level strategy and entrepreneurial vision for diverse breadth of product, driving majority of direct and retail sales. Managed staff of six in merchandising, sourcing, analysis, product design + development, and lifecycle management.
Product experience: apparel + accessories; gifts; beauty; textiles; decor; kitchen + tabletop; garden; furniture; vintage/found.
Held Profit&Loss responsibility;presented results,forecasts,and action points regularly to senior URBN executives+CEO.