Richard Hurtley - Managing Director
A multi-channel lifestyle fashion brand founder, with almost a decades worth of experience in the industry. Richard has co-ordinated all functions of brand and retail management; secured two significant rounds of investment and sold to leading global retailers such as Zalando, ASOS and John Lewis. The brand also had 2 retail stores, sold in 120 wholesale doors, ran around 50 retail shows a year and had a growing e-commerce and online marketplace business. Richard was also on the board for The UK Fashion and Textiles Association and founded industry network UKFT Rise, supporting young fashion professionals and startups. See his brand story here.
Since exiting his brand, Richard founded Rich Insight and has built significant a multi-channel consultancy which focuses on helping brands transition to new channels of sale. Having worked with a mixture of established and emerging brands, Richard's background has enabled him to focus on supporting brands to navigate the murky waters of online marketplaces and he has completed multiple successful online marketplace consultancy projects for well known European brands looking for a holistic approach to retain more brand control and improve or launch on high traffic sites like Amazon, eBay, La Redoute, Otto and Zalando.