James Brennan


Open to Opportunities

James Brennan

Regional/Area Manager, Luxury Retail

Current Location

Manchester, UK

James is open to new work opportunities

A conscientious and result-driven business professional adept at Luxury Retail Management, Sales Development, P&L Accountability ,Operations and Brand management, alongside the development and growth of high performing teams. Worked extensively in the Luxury Retail Industry across the UK and Middle East, generating new business and driving revenue growth. Committed to achieving demanding deadlines and business critical objectives whilst remaining focused on providing excellent customer service. Combines a strong work-ethic with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills required to build and maintain strong working relationships with people at all levels. Adopts a consultative selling approach to build trust and ensure specific client requirements are met. Able to effectively research markets, analyse customer demographics and past sales data to increase a company's competitive advantage. Regarded as an inspirational people manager, capable of training and developing teams enabling them to fulfil their potential and add value to the business.

  • Brands James has worked with
    • Flannels
    • Selfridges Group
    • Al Tayer Group
    • Club 21 Uk Ltd
  • James' past titles
    • Area Manager
    • District Sales Manager
    • Assistant Store Manager
    • Retail Manager
    • Retail Manager
    • Store Director
    • Multistore Operations Manager
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions

Area Manager


May 2021 - Present

•Oversee a total portfolio of 17 stores across the Midlands (140M GBP)
•Successful 4 week install of Flannels first Luxury Flagship Store, encompassing 65'000 sqr ft ...

Divisional Sales Manager

Selfridges Group

Jan 2018 - Jan 2020

•Played a pivotal role in the achievement of budgeted sales and profit in store within the Division
•Leveraging excellent research and analytical abilities to identify market gaps a...

Deputy General Store Manager (Maternity Cover)

Selfridges Group

Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

•Increased the company's competitive advantage by successfully conceptualising, developing, implementing and evaluating department strategies, innovative marketing initiatives and pr...

Regional Retail Manager

Al Tayer Group

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017

•Drove positive, cost-effective results by delivering strategic guidance during down-turn periodic/financial crash and liaising with various departments including buyers and brand pa...

Retail Area Manager

Al Tayer Group

Jan 2012 - Jan 2015

  • Leadership Accountability


  • Data Analysis


  • People Development


  • Sales Management


  • Relationship Building


  • Commercially driven



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