Gabriella Renzi

Business Development Manager
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Seeking a new opportunity in 2023 and available to start work immediately. An individual with the expertise and vision to drive growth for businesses within the fashion industry. Over 8 years wholesale fashion experience specifically focused on new business development, partner acquisition and account management within contemporary, premium and luxury markets. Obtains an excellent network and database of UK & International independent retailers, department stores and national key retailers. Skilled as an account manager with a natural ability to build strong relationships and motivate. UK-based but obtains an in-depth knowledge of international markets and proven success in securing new business globally. Extensive experience and knowledge in e-commerce, marketplaces and technology within the fashion industry.

Previous Brands
Boardmans Design
Sunglass Hut (Luxottica)
Work Experience
UK Account Manager
Sep ‘18 - Mar ‘19

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Dobotex is Europe’s fastest moving product licensee. Representing global A-brands like PUMA, Tommy Hilfiger and Levi’s. Dobotex is a market leader in designing, producing and selling branded socks and underwear. • Built strong relationships and strategic partnerships with key wholesale customers including: Harrods | Selfridges | House of Fraser | Sports Direct | Fenwicks. • Identified and targeted new wholesale relationships and market opportunities. • Prepared monthly reports to review and evaluate ongoing in-season trade and growth

UK Wholesale Sales & Account Manager
Sep ‘15 - Jun ‘18
Boardmans Design

A global fashion supplier offering a wholesale collection and private label fashion accessories. Focused exclusively on hats, gloves and scarves. • Delivered steady and accelerated growth across existing wholesale customers which included >200 UK & Irish independent retailers and Key Accounts: JD Williams | Freemans | Blue Diamond Garden & Living. • Developed new wholesale partnerships to drive incremental sales via the introduction of new Key Accounts: ASOS | Tesco | Miss Guided | Pretty Little Thing | Wallis | Dobbies. • Worked closely with the head of wholesale to drive sales initiatives. • Managed multiple weekly showroom appointments with accounts alongside frequent management, set-up and attendance of UK tradeshows including AIS & Pure. • Handled all pre and post-selling sales activities including order management.

Sales Advisor
Jun ‘13 - Nov ‘14
Sunglass Hut (Luxottica)

• An ambassador of The Sunglass Hut, ensuring every aspect of the experience was impeccably executed throughout the multi-million pound store. • Exceeded monthly individual sales plan target by upselling. • Built and developed luxury product knowledge across eyewear brands including; Chanel, Prada, Tom Ford, Gucci, Persol & Rayban. • Consistently executed all visual standards, store merchandising practices and inventory control activities. • Key holder with responsibility for store open & close alongside balancing end-of-day cash receipts .

English - Native
French - Basic
Tickhill, Doncaster, UK