Retail Is Not Dead. It Is Evolving.
But, let’s be honest. The Coronavirus just sped up the inevitable.
Major retailers are drastically downsizing or closing entirely, and the innovative brands are thriving.
This time has shown you what you’re made of as a business owner, and also exposed areas of your business that you need to take action on to ensure you have a solid foundation to continue growing despite the current circumstance.
Our sister Retail Merchandising Company, Retailing Evolved® led by our Founder DeAnna, Empowers You to Profitably Scale Your Business and Redefine The Future Of Retail.
As the Merchandising Managers on your team, our Retail + E-commerce Merchandising Consultants drive retail sales and brand longevity by infusing strategy and innovation into every area of your business operations.
Brands and Retailers work with us when they are focused on long-term, strategic growth and are ready to invest in our expertise to grow to $1M in revenue or are in the position to scale past $1M to 8+ figures in revenue.
We Have Had The Pleasure Of Driving Results For
Billion In Client Revenue
Fortune - Ranked Companies
Small & Med Businesses
We Work With Retail Visionaries.
Our retail industry is constantly evolving. The headlines about companies downsizing or going out of business seem to be rampant. However, the retail companies that are thriving are the retailers and brands leading the charge in innovation, omnichannel retailing, product mix curation – and who consistently and authentically serve their customers how, when, and where they demand.
Our diverse, global team consists of millennial fashion students and graduates, as well as seasoned retail industry experts from all walks of life. Our Retail Merchandising Company brings the fresh, strategically innovative, “up with the times” perspective that is ever so needed to not only be competitive, but to dominate today’s retail landscape.
Let’s be transparent – office politics, and “but what we’re doing is working”, and “it’s how we’ve always done it” often stands in the way of new, game-changing ideas and products. We ensure that innovation is thread throughout your operations and in the core of your DNA to ensure that you are seen as a retail destination or magnetizing brand for years to come. We are your partners who will literally search the ends of the Earth to find the next thing that will explode your business. We are your eyes and ears outside of the office.
Our impact, as a retail merchandising company, expands beyond borders, our strategies unprecedented, and methods sometimes unconventional – but this what it takes to break out from the masses and become the retail destination you are purposed to be. We are an seamless extension of your team, empowering you to be at the forefront of the evolution of retail.
The future of retail is YOU.
DeAnna exceeded my expectations in helping me prepare, plan and execute my brand's trade show debut
I'm so happy I got to meet and know DeAnna while preparing for a trade show. I found her to be incredibly knowledgeable and supportive during a period of uncertainty for me. She exceed my expectations in helping me prepare, plan and execute my brands trade show debut and provided a comprehensive trade show manual. She continues to be a source of sound counsel & guidance.
DeAnna runs a world class business.
DeAnna runs a world class business. I was in need of expanding the details in my business plan and pitch deck. DeAnna and her team blew me away! The Affinity Group International, by far exceeded what was asked and delivered in exceptional time a business plan and pitch deck ready to take my company to the next level. Looking forward to our continued working relationship.
DeAnna helped us establish data-informed product development targets.
DeAnna is a hard and thoughtful worker who loves diving into data fearlessly. She is design savvy, fun to work with, and not afraid to bring new ideas and insights to the table. At Capital, she helped us establish data-informed product development targets to make sure that we were bringing the right mix of products to our next launch. She also explored trends in the industry, reaching out to customers and travelling to trade markets to keep the pulse of styles and designs that are relevant to our company. Her varied work experiences and blend of fashion / style interest with data / numbers insights makes her a unique asset to any team, and I would definitely work with her again!
To say DeAnna was critical to the business’ success is an understatement.
DeAnna was the most detailed, proactive and positive person I have ever had work for me. To say she was critical to the business’ success is an understatement. Anybody who has the pleasure of her on their team is truly fortunate.
DeAnna Explores Win-Win Solutions.
I worked with DeAnna when she was a Merchant at Chico's FAS and we were one of the key suppliers. DeAnna has clearly demonstrated her professionalism during our collaboration. She has been open to new ideas, willing to explore win-win solutions, not only solving problems but at the same time creating values to both parties. I personally look forward to having a chance to work with her again.
DeAnna Is A Strong Merchant and Business Woman.
I worked with DeAnna at Chico's FAS where was was the Merchant of Woven Tops. I found DeAnna to be a very strong merchant and business woman. She was frequently utilized to teach and train the merchandising team on system functionality and best practices and was a great resource. She had a strong work ethic and was a trusted and respected member of the team. DeAnna did the work of 2-3 people in reality many times. I also know she is very entrepreneurial and creative, traits which are great to possess! DeAnna excels at what she does!
Driving Results For Retailers + Brands Worldwide
Global Retail Consultant, DeAnna McIntosh, at the world’s third largest mall Central World in Bangkok, Thailand doing trend research.
“DeAnna is a hard and thoughtful worker who loves diving into data fearlessly. She is design savvy, fun to work with, and not afraid to bring new ideas and insights to the table. At Capital, she helped us establish data-informed product development targets to make sure that we were bringing the right mix of products to our next launch. She also explored trends in the industry, reaching out to customers and travelling to trade markets to keep the pulse of styles and designs that are relevant to our company. Her varied work experiences and blend of fashion / style interest with data / numbers insights makes her a unique asset to any team, and I would definitely work with her again!”