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WE ARE COCO
WE are a global sales and brand development agency. WE equip brands with the tools and talent to make global SALES.
WE bridge the gap between talent and retail by connecting fashion brands to buyers through wholesale, mentorship, collaboration and development.
WE are COCO is pleased to welcome, Alexandra Gordon to its board of Brand Mentors. Alex is a luxury womenswear buyer with ten years of experience with British based retailers Liberty, Fenwick & Selfridges.
Her knowledge extends across most ready-to-wear groups from casual & denim to contemporary & designer. In her most recent role as Head of Womenswear at Liberty she was in charge of the business unit, leading the buying team and strategy across multiple functions including brand management, trend predictions, product sourcing and selection.
“Brand mentoring is so important, especially in times likes these. Young creatives are the heart of the industry so it’s vital we support and nurture their businesses. WE are COCO provides a meaningful platform where people can come together to exchange ideas, knowledge and experience” - Alexandra Gordon, Liberty
Throughout her career, Gordon has taken a collaborative approach when working with brands, helping them with range building, pricing architecture, merchandising & delivery phasing. Alex will help your brands build confidence, experience, and the correct creative approach to deliver a unique and desirable product mix whilst growing sales and market share.
WE are COCO is pleased to welcome, Alexandra Tistounet to its board of Brand Mentors. Alexandra is an experienced buyer at luxury multi-brand department store, Printemps in Paris.
“Luxury fashion is just getting started, in a era of uncertainty, emerging brands need structure and support to survive a shifting global market. The WE are COCO team is plays an important role in bringing retail and talent together.”
Alexandra Tistounet, Printemps
Alexandra has proven success in Menswear & Womenswear, accessories & lifestyle product areas, and has in depth knowledge in luxury, designer, high-end, avant-garde, street wear and contemporary brands.
WE are COCO is pleased to welcome, Shannon Powell to its board of Brand Mentors. Powell is a seasoned buyer at US based retailer Intermix, which displays designers across 30 boutique stores and a luxury global e-commerce site.
Shannon has played a crucial role in shaping the retail outlook at Intermix, both curating and developing product lines.
“The WE are COCO experience is invaluable for both brands and buyers. It is a unique way to connect with new brands in the market. To give and receive relevant constructive feedback, during a time when the industry is rapidly changing.” Shannon Powell, Intermix Buyer
As a mentor, she will work with you to help you select the best product range, increase your brand's buyer appeal, consumer and buyer retail uptake and optimize your brand for wholesale. She looks at your collection through the eyes of a Buyer, providing honest, accurate and in-depth feedback at industry level.
Blog postsWE are COCO is pleased to welcome Paige Homan to its board of Brand Mentors.Paige is a seasoned buyer at US retailer Free People. She holds over 10 years experience working for multi brand department stores and online retailers such as ASOS and the Iconic.“Im here to turn small brands into iconic names in fashion. The WE are COCO platform is the perfect opportunity for me to partner my skills and experience wit new and emerging brands in the market. Let's get started!”Paige Homan, Buyer at Free PeoplePaige will work with your brand to help you select the best product range, increase your brand's consumer appeal and buyer retail uptake and optimize your brand for wholesale. She looks at your collection through the eyes of a buyer, providing honest, accurate and in-depth feedback at industry level.
WE are COCO is pleased to welcome Kara Martchek to its board of Brand Mentor. Kara Martchek, is an experienced buyer at online personal styling and shopping service Stitch Fix.
Martchek is currently the US Buyer of Women’s Accessories at Stitch Fix, a fast-growing, data-driven business leading the disruption of the retail industry.
"The COCO Consultancy offers a unique, exciting outlet for brands to acquire expert-level insights on how to best capture opportunity within their target market. As a buying consultant, my role is to collaborate with brands who are looking for detailed guidance on how to succeed in the ever-evolving retail industry."
Kara Martchek - Stitch Fix
WE are COCO is pleased to welcome Alisa Kireeva to its board of Brand Mentors. Alisa Kireeva is a seasoned buyer at Harvey Nichols Kuwait.
Kireeva, is a seasoned buyer at Harvey Nichols Kuwait. She holds extensive knowledge of the Russian and Middle East luxury market. She is currently buying Women’s RTW, Handbags, Accessories, Sunglasses and Jewellery."The COCO Consultancy is truly a game changer in the luxury fashion industry! It is the perfect platform for brands and buyers meet to exchange ideas, opinions and expertise in order to achieve an incredible market response! My goal here is to share the industry knowledge, creative and analytical background and help brands find their true DNA within the fashion world!”Alisa Kireeva – Harvey Nichols, Kuwait
MEET the BUYER
MEET leading retail buyers. Get crucial brand mentorship to optimize your sales strategy or work on unique collaborations and special development projects.
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