Bartlett Joseph Asscociates

Bartlett Joseph Asscociates

Robert Bartlett

952 Los Lovatos Road Santa Fe, NM 87501

About the Expert

Mr. Bartlett is a career management consultant with over forty years of experience in serving the retailing industry. His current practice focuses on the needs of emerging and/or high-growth retail companies in the areas of strategic and business planning, capital formation, and the rapid implementation of core business strategies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Management
  • Retail

Expert's Profile

Robert L. Bartlett
Bartlett Joseph Associates

Recent client engagements include:

• Business planning: Developed detailed strategic business plans for a number of emerging retail companies, enabling entrepreneurial management to raise venture capital and implement organizational and business process development programs for aggressive growth.

• Management development: Conducted executive management training programs for several national specialty store chains. The programs included strategic planning workshops and hands-on training in financial analysis and operations management.

• Merchandise management: Conducted reviews of merchandise planning, buying and distribution functions to improve productivity and control. Introduced innovative techniques such as open-to-ship distribution and assortment planning.

• Supply chain strategy: Assisted in vendor partnership development and vertical integration of product development and global sourcing for a wide range of retail formats.

• Business process re-engineering: Performed operations reviews of numerous companies to introduce best-in-class business practices to increase productivity, improve financial control, and reduce direct store expense.

• Mergers and acquisitions: Prepared detailed offers of private placement and carried out valuations of retail businesses in the specialty apparel and hard goods sectors.

• Technology management: Prepared information systems plans and established on-going technology management processes for a wide range of retail companies.

• Turnaround management: Assisted numerous companies in restructuring with and without bankruptcy court protection.

• Boards of directors: Served on the boards of directors of several private and public companies, including The Office Club and Esprit de Corp. Assisted numerous companies in building appropriate boards and in establishing responsive board reporting policies.

Prior positions:

Partner, Management Consulting, National Director for Retail Consulting for Touche Ross & Co. (1971-86)

Partner-in-Charge, Retail Management Consulting, Coopers & Lybrand West Region (1990-92)

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