Melissa Glass

Professional, Project Manager, and Merchant in Grapevine, Texas

Results-driven, goal oriented proven executive, strategic thinker, motivating & collaborative leader, relationship manager with over 12+ years experience in merchandising, trend & product development, growing market share, brand recognition, profitable margins, inventory productivity in several distribution channels

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

FASHION INDUSTRY – MULTI CHANNEL EXPERIENCE – BRANDING – MARKET SHARE EXPANSION – MERCHANDISING – LICENSING – SALES – PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – BUDGET OVERSIGHT – DECISIVE SERVANT LEADERSHIP – MARKET ANALYSIS – PROCESS IMPROVEMENT – STRATEGIC PLANNING – BUSINESS PLANNING – TEAM BUILDING – PLM CALENDAR EXPERTISE & EXECUTION

-National brands include: Sperry Top Sider, Miss Me, Eddie Bauer, Haggar, Wolverine, Levis, Dockers, Dr. Martens, Rolfs, Eileen West, Just My Size, Sean John
-Private label brands include: Faded Glory, George, No Boundaries, Kim Rogers, White Stag, Sonoma, and Croft and Barrow, Urban Pipeline, Tony Hawk, Stafford, Harbor Bay, etc…
-Retail clients include Wal-Mart, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Steinmart, Belk, Bonton, Kohl’s, Academy, Boot Barn, Buckle, Casual Male, JC Penney and Tractor Supply

Professional strengths:
•Strategic Merchandiser •Assortment planning and inventory productivity
•Determined & Positive Leadership •Skilled Product Lifecycle Management leader
•Long Range and Annual Business Planning
•Customer, Vendor & Internal Collaboration •Operating Reviews and Financial Analysis
•Performance Management
•Product Development •Multi Category Management
•Consumer Insights: Consumer segmentation, focus groups, T.U.R.F. analysis and A&U
•Licensing
•Board of Director presentations / communication

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  • Work
    • Exec. Management Professional
  • Education
    • University of North Texas
    • El Centro College