An apparel industry expert, Doug spent over 25 years working in 6 different billion dollar plus organizations spanning the Specialty, Luxury, Department Store and Off-Price sectors. He has product experience in most areas of Womens, Mens, Childrens and Home Fashions. Doug’s specialties include merchandise planning, assortment planning, sales promotion strategies, marketing, people development and visual presentation. 

Doug founded his consulting practice in 2007 to share his expertise with firms investing in the apparel and retail industries. He has done project and retainer work for various wholesale and retail companies, serving in a wide range of capacities. In 2012 he extended his practice, affiliating with Management One®, to bring his years of experience to help independent retailers improve their performance.


In February of 2014, Doug formed a strategic alliance with SG Retail Strategies to extend the reach and breadth of services he can offer his clients.

Doug lives in Scottsdale, AZ and services clients from Boston to Phoenix and many locations in between.

About Doug Arvanites

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