We are COCO is pleased to welcome, June Wanwisar to its board of brand mentors.
June has over ten years of experience as in-house buyer/merchandiser for designer and luxury brands, with extensive knowledge in the UK, China and Far East markets.
June is currently working as retail merchandiser for leather goods and accessories at Prada. In the past she has worked with McQ Alexander McQueen & Vivienne Westwood.
June specialises in product assortment planning, sales analysis, OTB and seasonal strategy planning, and has a proven record of growing businesses with the strategies that she has implemented. She works closely with the designer, collection merchandiser, logistic, retail/e-commerce (both department store and own retail), marketing and PR and visual merchandiser teams in order to develop 360 strategies when launching a collection (both seasonal and perennial).
“I decided to join because I personally like to work and support emerging brands or SMEs. They play a crucial role in this creative industry, society and economy. With this passion, WE are COCO has provided myself an ideal platform and opportunity to share and support emerging brand with my skill, knowledge and experience”
June's role with COCO is to help brands locate and optimise their key strengths and potential in order to grow and strengthen their retail business (both e-commerce and bricks and mortar) which, she believes is fundamental to growing further into other channels. With June's experience as an in-house buyer in both contemporary and luxury brands, she is also able to offer an insight from a brand perspective in working and collaborating with department stores or affiliates.