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owner and operator ..... retail, wholesale distribution, import, licensing .... Professional Summary 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) ......direct & 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

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Customer Relations
  • Financing / Capital
  • International Trade
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Operations
  • Other
  • Product Development & Manufacturing

Industry Experience

  • Real Estate & Rental & Leasing
  • Retail Trade
  • Transportation & Warehousing
  • Wholesale Trade

David B Epstein

Communication Methods

  • In Person