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February
20
Wednesday
6:45pm
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Dine with Head Buyer at New Look: trends, relationship building & negotiating

at The Green, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Pawan

    Managing Director, BTS Group

  • Aneka

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Viviane

    Augmented Retail Manager, Farfetch

  • Veronica

    Contemporary Bench Jeweller Designer/Maker, Tehila Designs

  • Raiyan

    Director, SSL Wireless

  • Bao Y

    VC and Growth Investor, Target Global

  • Erica
  • Gus

    Co-Founder, Supplycompass

  • Rahul

    Shareholder Representative, M.C.Overalls

  • Tolga
  • Kemal

    Sourcing Manager, K&M Partners ltd

  • Jodie
  • Shirly

    Client Relationship Manager, Gartner

  • Rona
  • Lucy

Venue

The Green

Gastropub
29 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU
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Started by:
Table Crowd

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Erica Davis is Head Buyer at New Look, a UK leading fast-fashion retailer, with to date 593 stores in the UK and 302 across Europe, China and Asia. Launched as a single fashion store in the UK in 1969, their website now ships to around 66 countries world-wide generating 14% of sales, they have 5 million followers on social media and in China alone they engage with over 870,000 fans across Weibo and Wechat! On the night Erica will be speaking about relationship building, negotiating and trends.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders or brands, CEOs and management level working in fashion.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
This is a great opportunity to hear from and meet face-to-face the head buyer of a leading fast-fashion retailer, to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business as well as the opportunity to speak to others facing similar industry challenges and opportunities as you informally over dinner. Erica will be sharing all on:
✓ The role of a head buyer - relationship building and negotiating.
✓ How New Look source and deliver a commercially focused product range.
✓ How to effectively reach out to nationwide fashion retailer.
✓ Up and coming fashion trends to look out for.

Who is Erica Davis?
Erica Davis is the Head Buyer at New Look, a UK leading fast-fashion brand, with to date 593 stores in the UK and 302 across Europe, China and Asia. Erica has been in high street fast fashion for 16 years and as Head of Buying at one of the UK’s best known retailers, she has travelled the world extensively as a sourcing expert forecasting the next big trend.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Erica Davis is the Head Buyer at New Look, a UK leading fast-fashion brand, with to date 593 stores in the UK and 302 across Europe, China and Asia. Erica has been in high street fast fashion for 16 years and as Head of Buying at one of the UK’s best known retailers, she has travelled the world extensively as a sourcing expert forecasting the next big trend.

Erica’s strategic and commercial direction ensures her brand delivers the best product, whist balancing speed and margin, in today’s demanding market.

New Look sells womenswear, menswear, teen fashion and home and gift products.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

The Ambassador for our Fashion Community is Viviane Paraschiv, Augmented Retail Manager at Farfetch.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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