Lori Grossman – Hudson Bay, The Room, Senior Womenswear Buyer
Meet Lori Grossman, with a rich background spanning over a decade, Lori has excelled in her role a Senior Womenswear Buyer at The Room, Hudson Bay's luxury Contemporary space.
In her previous role at online multi-brand retailer ASOS, she has forged successful partnerships with prestigious brands including Free People, Love Moschino, See by Chloe, and Zadig & Voltaire.
Boasting 14+ years of multi-category buying experience, Lori is a strategic expert who crafts compelling seasonal strategies, penetrates new markets, and consistently drives revenue growth. She is known for her problem-solving prowess, trend-spotting abilities, and the introduction of innovative solutions that align with both short-term and long-term goals. Lori is a proficient team leader, managing projects from inception to evaluation, and a skilled communicator who fosters productive collaborations with diverse stakeholders.
Lori's specialties encompass product curation, development, trend analysis, seasonal strategy development, sales analysis, and online merchandising. She works directly with brands to optimize production, refine their online and wholesale strategies, and evaluates collections from a buyer's perspective, providing honest and industry-level feedback.
Connect with Lori Grossman to tap into her wealth of fashion expertise and transform your brand into a thriving fashion powerhouse.
- Hudson Bay - The Room
- ASOS (UK)
- English and Hebrew
We are thrilled to introduce Noura Al Faqih, a highly experienced and talented Buyer for Designer and Contemporary Women Ready to Wear from Harvey Nichols Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Noura’s expertise is best for brands looking to penetrate the Middle East Market and customers. She has worked for That Concept Store in Dubai, with over 10 years of buying experience for both mens and women's apparel. Noura also holds expertise in product development being the founder of a successful linen clothing line in the UAE which caters to both men & women.
“WE are COCO is a very organised platform which supports buyers to develop talent which could be successfully placed in department stores. I believe in adding value to brands and supporting their growth on a larger global scale." said Noura.
Throughout her career, Noura has set up creative strategies to maximize space in departments for brands, set up sales per square meter or per brand, and worked closely with the Majid al Futtaim group to launch the concept store, among many other achievements.
WE feel Noura is the ideal mentor and commercial strategist to help your brand grow, scale and develop an in-depth understanding of the Middle East market.
WE are COCO proudly welcomes Sabina Rahim to its Board of Retail Mentors. Sabina, a seasoned Luxury Buyer specialising in womenswear and childrenswear at London's iconic department store, Harrods. Her valuable insights span from effectively capturing the attention of renowned department stores to comprehending the nuanced preferences and dislikes of luxury shoppers.
Sabina expressed, "WE are COCO is creating a platform where buyers can share their industry-leading knowledge and provide guidance on forging perfect vendor partnerships. With the retail landscape becoming increasingly challenging, this knowledge and guidance can be the key to success."
Sabina's impressive portfolio encompasses working with contemporary, luxury and super brands, allowing her to harmoniously blend data-driven strategies with an intuitive understanding of fashion trends. Her adeptness in navigating complex processes and vendor requirements equips her to tackle common challenges, smoothing the path for brands in their journey.
WE are COCO is pleased to Andrea Carta, a Senior Business Development Manager, E-Concessions at FARFETCH to is Board of Global Fashion Mentors.
With nearly a decade of industry insights and experience under his belt, Andrea is a titan in the fashion industry. Andrea's passion is working with brands who want to understand how to integrate luxury marketplaces into their B2C channels. Brands can connect with him to learn more about global customers' buying habits and trends, explore new business opportunities and learn how to grow their brands.“More than ever the industry is ferociously competitive. WE are COCO provides a platform for connection with seasoned professionals who can act as a reliable voice for guidance and feedback to help brands stand out from the crowd. “Andrea Carter - Senior Business Development Manager, FARFETCHAndreas specialises in various areas of establishing a brand's presence in the e-commerce realm, ranging from selecting appropriate channels to devising pricing strategies, visual merchandising and e-commerce and negotiating commercial terms for a marketplace agreement.