Sam Simmons

Apparel & Accessories, Consumer Products, Home Décor manufacturing, Home Furnishings, Manufacturing, Retail
“Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” …..Peter Drucker

About Sam

Sam has spent his entire business career in consumer product businesses with deep experience in both the retail and wholesale channels which include brick & mortar and online business formats. He focuses on both startups and mid-sized consumer product firms as their strategic advisor, interim executive and board member, often working on go-to-market strategies, sales and marketing guidance, and guidance on their business structure. One of the largest issues facing companies today is how to balance brick & mortar and online initiatives properly within a strategic plan for their omni-channel strategy.

Sam brings 30 years of CEO and COO business experience. Sam started his career at Federated Department Stores (Macy’s), spending 20 years rising up through the ranks, working in every aspect of the business. He then served as President and COO for six years with Jordan Marsh.  He has been the CEO of numerous mid-market Consumer Products companies. He recently spent 6 years in a Boston based start-up as President and COO of KaBloom.

Client Results

RESULT #1:  As COO and Board member of a family- owned sporting goods company, I assisted the owner normalize the EBITDA to lead to a profitable transaction.

RESULT #2:  As President/CEO and Board member of a family-owned luxury department store in Bermuda, I prepared the business for a profitable liquidation of all assets including merchandise and real estate.

RESULT #3:  As President/COO of Jordan Marsh, a publicly traded department store chain in the Federated Group, I managed all merchandise product lines, which included developing proprietary product brands from all over the globe with an emphasis on Europe and Asia.

Sam Simmons

Areas of

  • Optimize Marketing, Sales, & Customer Success
  • Develop & Launch New Products
  • Supply Chain
  • Attract, Engage and Retain High Caliber Talent
  • Acquire and Integrate a Business
  • Build Infrastructure to Scale
  • Align Customer Facing Operations

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