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Driving Dramatic Growth in Global Retail, Travel Retail, Beauty, Fashion and Home Fashion

Travel Retail Brand and Business Development Worldwide

Contract Negotiations & Legal Agreements

Global Branding Strategies (Digital & Brick /Mortar)

Global Product, Brand Licensing

& Brand Implementation

Joint Ventures


Global Marketing Stragegies

Store Design

M&A & Partner Due Diligence

Talent Development

Market Share Growth

David Pilnick is a proven branding executive with over 30 years of experience and expertise in Global Branding and International Retail Development.


As President of Pilnick Associates LLC, David provides advisory services to the private equity, retail, fashion and beauty industries.


Prior to founding Pilnick Associates, David was SVP of International Business Development at Hudson’s Bay Company/Saks Fifth Avenue where he was responsible for leading Saks Fifth Avenue’s international development strategy including the opening of 8 full line Saks stores in the Middle East, Central Asia and Mexico.


Prior to his leadership role at Hudson’s Bay Company/Saks Fifth Avenue, David held executive positions at Liverpool Mexico and Bloomingdale’s where he worked under the leadership of Marvin Traub.


David has been interviewed and quoted in International publications including Forbes, The International New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Women’s Wear Daily and is a frequent speaker on International Business Development and Global Branding.


David holds an MBA from New York Institute of Technology and a BSc from New York University.

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