How I can help you

RETAIL, WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION, IMPORTING, LICENSING, CONFLICT RESOLUTION ...... 40 Years executive experience in managing dynamics and operations of multigenerational family business and a mid-size closely held wholesale LLC. Responsibilities included banking, merchandising, operations, product development and importing. 1- RETAIL....all areas of P& L , marketing, promotion, sales training, buying, store operations, lease negotiations 2- IMPORTING (not export) & indirect sourcing/importing from Far East, Europe and Brazil, interaction with buying and selling agents, U.S. Customs & freight forwarders 3- LICENSING......negotiate license agreements as either licensor or licensee, trademark ( not patent) issues 4- CONFLICT RESOLUTION.....partnership and family business issues ..expertise EXPERIENCE of negotiating in, around and out of a family business and partnerships, succession planning 5- WHOLESALE SALES DISTRIBUTION....negotiating w/banks for financing, managing a salesforce (no union experience), employee vs independent reps, trade shows, selling to dept stores, independents and volume retailers

Areas of Expertise

  • Management & Operations
  • Import & Export
  • Product Development

Industry Experience

  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Wholesale

David B Epstein

Communication Methods

  • In Person