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Fashion & Retail

The global fashion industry is one of the most lucrative and recognisable industries, with an estimated value of more than $2 trillion USD. SPS International work across the fashion and retail markets with clients spanning luxury, premium, fast fashion, fragrance and beauty. Luxury fashion is SPS International core market, where we work with some of the top brands to build a strong workforce across multiple locations and functions.

As specialist headhunters within the fashion and retail sector, we have a proven and established reputation, forever supporting our clients in this ever-changing environment.

Our team consists of industry specialist consultants, where we support many of the market-leading organisations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. We specialise in filling both high-calibre, senior, executive positions and niche positions, where there is a limited pool of candidates, and a high level of industry-specific skills required.

Our client portfolio reaches out to luxury brands, premium retail, fast fashion, fragrance, and beauty. Positions covered include retail, corporate, digital, product and merchandise, and creative.

Search examples of successfully filled and managed searches by SPS International include:

  • Commercial Director North America – New York
  • Country Manager Italy – Milan
  • Store Director Israel – Tel Aviv
  • Store Director France – Paris
  • CFO China – Shanghai
  • HR Manager Japan – Tokyo
  • Store Director Germany – Munich
  • Store Director Turkey – Istanbul
  • Retail Director Italy – Milan
  • Retail Merchandising Manager Italy – Milan and APAC
  • Merchandising Director Japan – Tokyo
  • Retail Manager Mexico – Mexico City
  • Senior Trainer Nordics Region – Brussels
  • Creative Director – London

The global luxury brands market has grown around 5% in the last year, and is now expected to be worth in excess of £170 billion.

In recent times, we have seen considerable growth within the emerging markets which has motivated us to use our extensive skills and knowledge to enable our clients to expand here.

In this challenging marketplace, it is important to hire the best talent. By using our premium market search methodology, we can make sure your important opportunity is confidentially presented to the right professionals. This methodology allows us to identify, approach and define a shortlist from across the entire industry pool.

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To speak to our Fashion and Retail team please use the contact details below.

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Toni Crews

Principal Consultant


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+44 2380 111 911
+44 203 14 28345
+852 (0) 580 32871
(Hong Kong)