Helping You Get Things Done
Executives with decades of experience in the luxury markets and hands-on work experience in luxury brands expansion to new markets and retail operations development and management.
Our team maintains and nurtures essential connections with external advisors who are experts in their fields and are ready to support the project teams by contributing their specific expertise.
Our partners have an intimate knowledge of, and respected presence in key markets and rely on significant professional connections in the Americas, in Europe and in Asia.
After twenty years at Salvatore Ferragamo as Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Diego Stecchi capitalized on his in depth knowledge of the American markets to establish Luxury Retail Partners. His career at Salvatore Ferragamo began in 1993 at the Italian HQ in charge of Business Development. In the year 1999, he was appointed Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. He has been in charge of the development of the brand in the Region, responsible for the entire Ferragamo line of products in both the Domestic and Duty Free markets. Since 2007, Diego has brought together high-end brands, developers and retailers to brainstorm on Latin American issues at the Altagama Forum on Luxury. The Altagama Forum is and industry think tank, aiming at sharing ideas, seising business opportunities and developing retail and educational initiatives throughout the American region.
Eric Schwartz is a seasoned business strategist with over 20 years of experience in retail and wholesale footwear, accessories and apparel. Eric spent 15 years at Salvatore Ferragamo US in various roles leading to the position of Senior Vice President. Eric than became the CEO of Rafe Studio Ltd. He has been responsible of retail development of multiple Italian luxury clothing and accessory brands including Malo, Mandarina Duck, Coccinelle and Braccialini. Eric is a Board member at FFANY, the Fashion Footwear Association of New York.
Our experience will help our clients avoid costly and time-consuming missteps that often result from launching operations in complex markets such as North and Latin America.
We provide retail solutions to investors, developers and shopping centers. We evaluate your project's current market conditions and potential to create an outstanding and exclusive concept. We than select the right Mix of luxury and premium brands that will attract the affluent consumer.