Working with the very best…

Growing luxury brands across the UK & beyond.

about me

A strategic thinker with a wealth of experience of commercial success within the luxury brand and retail sectors. Through sales, buying, marketing and PR, my aim is to grow your luxury brand by introducing new ways of working – reaching its true potential. I am ambitious, passionate and professional about everything that I do. Working independently for both luxury brands and retailers, I make impartial decisions for the benefit of the business.

Luxury brands are like no other. I take the time to get to know and understand your brand, generate inspiring ideas and put a strategy in place to make them happen. Whether you are a new or an established brand looking for fresh ideas and you want to find out more about how I could work with your brand, I’d love to hear from you.

services

Identifying opportunities, developing & building brands through strategy & planning for improved profitability from experience in both offline and online luxury retail environments.

retail consultancy

  • Business & customer experience review & recommendations
  • Category, brand, & product performance analysis
  • Inventory management review and strategic recommendations
  • Brand engagement strategies
  • Customer journey & experience strategies for both off and online
  • Development of marketing, digital and communication strategies

brand consultancy

  • Brand development: values, product and packaging for start up and new brands. From concept to retail execution
  • Brand positioning: pricing, domestic and global distribution strategies
  • Brand management: retail strategies to drive sales & profitability
  • Creative, marketing, communication & digital strategies
  • Sales & distribution analysis: wholesale/retail forecasting, performance analysis, margin analysis.
  • P&L and budget planning

i have what it takes to grow your brand

I am confident in my ability to strengthen your luxury brand and would encourage you to get in touch if you think I could help – I would love to discuss your plans and get to know you a little better.

meet the woman behind the name

Catherine Bossom is an independent specialist with over 18 years experience within the luxury beauty and retail industry. Catherine’s experience ranges across some of the world’s best known luxury brands.

Catherine began her career with Harrods as a graduate trainee and over 9 years, she gained experience in retail management, marketing and PR before being promoted to Buyer for – Perfumery & Cosmetics.

In 2009 Catherine took on a new challenge with Kenneth Green Associates, as their Head of PR. Her primary focus was to implement a new way of PR working for the company. Catherine implemented strategies to ensure a commercial benefit of PR for the business was introduced, coupled with new reporting methods and systems.

Catherine then joined Selfridges as Beauty Buying Manager and played an integral part of the ideas developed for Beauty Workshop, many can be seen instore today.

Headhunted in 2011 to work for Space NK as Head of Buying, Catherine successfully launched a wide range of exclusive brands into the UK market and single-handedly spearheaded a number of new business strategies.

Moving to the brand side of the industry Catherine joined L’Oréal Luxe UK as Sales Director for YSL Beaute in 2015 to share her expert knowledge of how to strategically work with retailers to grow brands.

In 2017 Catherine started her own agency to bring all of her expertise together to ensure both brands and retailers gain her unique perspective on how to help grow the luxury landscape.

get in touch

To find out more about my services and how I could help your business please contact me using the form below or email catherine@catherinebossom.com. I hope to hear from you.

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