Alasdair Elliott



Alasdair Elliott

Senior Merchandising Consultant with previous experience up to Head of Merchandising as well as trading on Marketplace

Current Location

Chelmsford, UK

Alasdair is available for work

• Accomplished Head of Merchandising with a broad background in managing the trading and merchandising functions and supporting buying and design. • Extensive experience in the development, management and trading of products through supplier engagements, competitive/market analysis, pricing, trend awareness and project management. • Global multi-channel knowledge of womenswear, menswear, childrenswear, homewear and third-party brands. • Proven success in driving revenue, cultivating and developing new business and obtaining optimal levels of profitability in highly competitive market segments. • Form strong working relationships with clients at all levels, facilitating development of mutually beneficial business partnerships through exemplary partnership development. • Strong operating systems knowledge with the ability to empower myself and others with best practices.

  • Brands Alasdair has worked with
    • Mackays Stores
  • Alasdair's past titles
    • Merchandising Manager
    • Head of Merchandising
    • Senior Merchandiser
    • Merchandiser
    • Junior Merchandiser
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Hourly Consulting
  • Permanent Positions

Merchandising Consultant


Jun 2023 - Oct 2023

Working with a new fashion retail start up, taking charge of the Merchandising planning function. The lead person involved in the on-boarding of a 3rd party operating system and digital platform.

Head of Merchandising


Oct 2021 - May 2023

Merchandise Manager (October 2019 – October 2021) Oversaw the Merchandising functions of Childrenswear, Menswear, Homewear and the M&Co sister brands (Khost, Sonder Studio and Spirit) as well as spear...

Senior Merchandiser

Mackays Stores

Feb 2017 - Oct 2019

Looked after three departments, Plus, Petite and Womens Outerwear. Key Achievements
• Grew sales and profit across all my departments by 29% in the first two years.
• Petite increased revenue by 50%...


Mackays Stores

Jan 2013 - Jan 2016

Merchandiser across various departments within Womneswear. Key Achievements
• Led Knitwear to an annual revenue over £20m, previous best of £18m
• Implemented a change in supply base for Denim, brin...

Junior Merchandiser

Mackays Stores

Jan 2012

Junior Merchandiser for Knitwear.

  • Website Merchandising


  • Merchandise


  • Merchandising Systems


  • Merchandising Strategies


  • Product Strategies


  • Distribution Strategies


  • web analytics


  • Supply Strategy




London Kings College

Bachelor of Science


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