Mr. Davies has been a consultant for the past seven years, and has over 35 years of experience in both public and private consumer product and retail companies. His expertise includes operations, logistics, human resources, merchandising and profit structure of both national and regional organizations. Mr. Davies has also spent considerable time in the Asian markets and is well versed in the international sourcing process.
Prior to Clear Thinking Group he held the positions of EVP at Value City Department Stores, President and COO of a hardware consumer products and marketing company, President and CEO or Garden Ridge, President and CEO of Champs Sports, President and CEO of Woolworth’s, President and CEO of Waccamaw, EVP and General Merchandising and Marketing Manager of Marshalls, Interim Chief Merchandising Officer of KayBee Toy & Hobby, and SVP of Famous Barr Department Stores (a division of May Department Stores).
Mr. Davies is co-lead of the Value Creation Practice Group at Clear Thinking Group LLC.