Barrie B.

Mattress Retail & Bedding | Wholesale Marketplace | Logistics & Sales

United States of America
EN

Successful CEO of multiple mattress retail chains. Experience is broad based in operations and retail operations. Created multiple retail concepts with varying product assortments. Retail locations...see more

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • ...

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Member Of The Board Of Advisors

Progresando
2 years
Current position
May 2020 - Present
Progresando is set to become the leading online wholesale and retail marketplace in North America targeting the largest international trading market, US, Canada & Mexico. Buyers and sel...see more

Strategic Advisor

RipeMetrics
2 years
Current position
May 2020 - Present
Consumers are changing 'in the blink of an eye.' Practice is focused on assisting small to medium sized retailers with commissioned sales teams to rapidly adjust to the new reality of ...see more

Advisory Board Member of Online Check Writer

Online Check Writer
2 years
Current position
May 2020 - Present
Advisory Board Member of Online Check Writer.

Member Of The Board Of Advisors

RR Distinctive Bedding
6 years
Current position
Jan 2017 - Present
RR Distinctive Beddings LLC is the most significant advancement in bedding since the invention of the fitted sheet. Ruby Russell's designs have been named "accessible beddings" by the A...see more

Interim CEO

Mattresses Unlimited
1 year
Aug 2010 - Nov 2011
Engaged, through et oyeblikk consulting practice, as the Interim CEO. Mattresses Unlimited is a 17 store retail store operating in Nashville, TN and Louisville, KY. Product offering i...see more

Interim CEO

Furniture Factory Warehouse
4 months
Jan 2010 - May 2010
et oyeblikk: Retail Strategies, LLC was engaged to assist FFW. FFW is a 13 store low price furniture chain operating in SW Texas. FFW offers in house financing, RAC financing and low...see more

President & CEO

Mattress Giant
7 years
Oct 2002 - Nov 2009
370 Retail locations in Fifteen States. MG grew through building meaningful relationships with employees and vendors. Grew profitably from 174 stores to 386 stores. Successful exit f...see more

President & COO

Sleep Country USA
7 years
Jan 1996 - Oct 2002
Rapid growth retailer. Dominant advertiser. Began career at Sleep Country as VP of Operations. Managed all aspects of a PE transaction. Promoted to President & COO upon sale closing...see more

General Manager

Ryder
12 years
Jan 1984 - Jan 1996
Lease Account Manager: Phoenix 1984-1987 Branch Manager, District Sales Manager: El Paso 1987-1990 District Sales Manager: Seattle 1990-1995 General Manager: Seattle CBU 1995-1996

Sales

Washburn Motors
4 years
Jan 1980 - Jan 1984
Sales Associate. Assistant Finance & Insurance Manager.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Textile & Fabrics

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales Management
  • Executive Management
  • Strategy Development
  • Pricing
  • Logistics
  • Negotiation
  • Product Development