Emily Gipple

Emily Gipple

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Sep 2014

Senior Project Manager

NOA Brands America

   ▪  Managed 90% of USA Division revenue. +$10 million of sales for clients (Nordstrom, Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sak’s Fifth Ave, Barney’s and H&M).

   ▪  Drove profits 64% in 2012 by establishing new sales support roles to achieve company initiatives.

   ▪  Developed 100 new products per year through managing prototypes to final product through Chinese, French, and Spanish co-manufacturing.

   ▪  Organized and managed engineering cross functional team to implement new consolidated fitting components to increase functionality, durability and aesthetics. Reduced fitting components from +20 to two across entire line.

   ▪  Streamlined sales through final production process increasing revenue 7%.

   ▪  Managed product development team for new and redesigned collections for 2011, 2012, and 2013 NADI Retail Design Collection Show.

Nov 2010 - Nov 2010

Event Merchandise Project Coordinator

Ironman/ World Triathlon Corporation

▪  Designed built and managed race pop-up stores in Clear Water, FL & Panama City Beach, FL.

   ▪  Hired managed and trained 50 contract employees for the deployment of fully functional store.

   ▪  Coordinated developed and implemented procedures for procurement of inventory and replenishment of goods for race stores.

   ▪  Created impactful customer experience increasing same store sales through visual merchandising.

May 2010 - Dec 2010

Event Merchandise Project Coordinator

Endurance Conspiracy

   Overhauled and remodeled store front location in 14 days for Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

   ▪  Negotiated contracts with vendors (Bluesseventy, Dunning, Muscle Milk, Fuel Belt, and Nuun)

   ▪  Liaised with state side procurement team for on time delivery of merchandise across LTL & boat shipments.

   ▪  Supervised daily in store operations.

Apr 2008 - Dec 2009

Manager Visual Field Merchandising

Forever 21

▪  Designed corporate merchandising schematics and presentations across demographic specific store sets.

   ▪  Coordinated and implemented new Colorado district floor sets.

   ▪  Managed and supported 8 store visual teams with 16 direct reports with 120 associates with stores ranging from 8,000 to 120,000 square feet.

   ▪  Successfully assisted in 20+ store openings and remodels.


Aug 1996 - May 2000


Bradley University