Senior Vice President, Merchandising at OfficeMAxHope is a talented merchant who uses consumer insights and market trend information in developing products that are right for consumers. Hope builds strong partnerships with retail customers, and was effective at understanding the needs of the customer and ensuring that the brand offering is on target. Hope is dynamic, passionate about product and serving the customer, and has a deep understanding of the operational side of the merchandising and design. She would be an asset to any organization seeking to develop an integrated, customer focused approach to brand development.
Owner, Tom Cody DesignHope Brick is one of the most driven and tenacious people I've ever worked with. she understands business and is one of the most analytical of all the people I've come across in our industry, always achieving her goals. she's a team player, a good coach and progressive thinker...one of the absolute top people in the industryl.
Executive vice president of Merchandising and planningHope is an unbelievably talented individual. She represents the complete package; unwavering work ethic, superb taste level, tenacious demeanor, and a passion for results. A visionary who remains grounded in what it takes to get the results......top drawer!
Founder & Director of Trend council online fashion forcasting servicesHope is a visionary leader with proven expertise in process development and project execution. Hope's retail knowledge combined with her business acumen make her a dynamic leader capable of achieving organizational change and long-term growth and development. It is a pleasure to work with Hope.
Managing Partner at SkyTop AdvisorsHope is a highly talented merchant who combines superior creative skills and a passion for the business that help inspire her own team as well as internal and external partnerships. Her collaborative approach to developing and delivering the best product for her customers make her a pleasure to work with.
Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager Intimate Apparel & Active at Kohl's Department StoresI have had the pleasure of working with Hope in several capacities. As Vice President Design Director of May Merchandising Company Hope managed a team of talented individuals ultimately delivering excellent proprietary product for May Department Stores. Hope is a creative talent and inspired manager. She has the innate ability to identify market opportunites and deliver fashion right product appropriate to the target customer. She is a student of the business, open to feedback from her partners and always looking to learn from the consumer!
Creative Director at Aquarius ltd.Hope Brick is an excellent leader . At May Merchandising she and her team called out brand and customer applicable trends in silhouette and detail that pushed the business forward. Her color direction was invaluable creating a company wide cohesive story while remaining brand and gender appropriate. She is inclusive in her approach leading to dynamic conversation between departments that promotes a team atmosphere.
Sr. Director, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.I had the pleasure of working with Hope while she was at Wal-Mart. In her role as the VP of Color and Trend Forecasting, Hope clearly proved her experitise of identifying trends for cohesive application to the masses-- She made many item, trend and color predictions that have turned out to be exactly spot-on--we miss her!. Hope has extensive experience and draws upon her broad-based skills, keen eye and drive for continuous improvement to upgrade or generate new excitement and reinvent a fresh approach to this lack-luster market. On a personal level, Hope is contagiously energetic, witty and appreciates her work/life balance. She is determined and focused on making Apparel a double digit business while having fun doing it.