Jeanel Alvarado - Ohemeng

I have over 10 years of experience in the retail industry including expertise in marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, shopping and technology. I am a former senior managing director of The School of Retailing, University of Alberta. My education includes a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Alberta in Marketing, Certificate in Real Estate and a Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and Buying from LasSalle College, a Canadian private school founded in 1959 by fashion designer Jean-Paul Morin.

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Saks Launches Men's Floor at Saks Fifth Avenue New York flagship
Saks Launches Men’s Floor at Saks Fifth Avenue New York flagship

Saks has unveiled a new 40,000-square-foot men’s shopping experience on the seventh floor of the…

Tia Mowry Launches 4U by Tia Haircare Exclusively at Walmart
Tia Mowry Launches 4U by Tia Haircare Exclusively at Walmart

Amyris, a sustainable biotech company and Tia Mowry have joined forces to launch a new…

Bridal Retailer Launches Wedding Vendor Marketplace
Bridal Retailer Launches Wedding Vendor Marketplace

The nation’s leading bridal and special occasion authority, David’s Bridal has launched one of the…

This Oil Made My Hair Longer In 30 Days
This Oil Made My Hair Longer In 30 Days

If you haven’t added a hair oil to your daily hair care routine, then you…

Fashion Retailer Express Appoints Yehuda Shmidman to Board of Directors
Fashion Retailer Express Appoints Yehuda Shmidman to Board of Directors

The Fashion retailer, Express has announced Yehuda Shmidman will join the Company’s Board of Directors,…

Shopping With Kids Costs American Parents 35% more, says new report
Shopping With Kids Costs American Parents 35% more, says new report

Leaving the kids at home when parents go shopping may save them money, 35% or…

Bridal Retailer Releases Ecommerce Trends 2023
Bridal Retailer Releases Ecommerce Trends 2023

The leading DTC e-tailer for bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and accessories, Azazie, released its Q4 consumer data…

2023 Beauty Tech & Innovation Summit Returns To San Francisco
2023 Beauty Tech & Innovation Summit Returns To San Francisco

The increased competitiveness in today’s beauty industry coupled with the speed of technological advancements has…

Former Versace Executive Named Michael Kors CEO
Former Versace Executive Named Michael Kors CEO

Capri Holdings, a global fashion luxury group consisting of iconic, founder-led brands Versace, Jimmy Choo…

Olive & June Now Available At Walmart
Olive & June Now Available At Walmart

Olive & June, disruptor of the at-home nail category has launches in over 2,500 Walmart…

H&M's Athletic Brand Expands Fitness Space For H&M Move
H&M’s Athletic Brand Expands Fitness Space For H&M Move

H&M Williamsburg is a brand-new store experience that is fresh and surprising, while paying homage…

Fashion Brand Grass Fields Started By two African Sisters Has Been Taken Over By Investors
Fashion Brand Grass Fields Started By two African Sisters Has Been Taken Over By Investors

Today, co-Founder of Glass Fields, the UK-based African fashion brand that hit $5 million in…

Beauty Retailer Thirteen Lune Closes $8M Seed Plus Investment
Beauty Retailer Thirteen Lune Closes $8M Seed Plus Investment

thirteen lune announces $8M seed plus investment round with new participation from The BrainTrust Fund.…

The 5 Retail Trends To Look For In 2023
The 5 Retail Trends To Look For In 2023

2023 started off with uncertainty across the retail sector, as brands and retailers try to…

Personalized Skincare Brand PROVEN Launches Into Sephora
Personalized Skincare Brand PROVEN Launches Into Sephora

Personalized skincare brand announces a groundbreaking new partnership with prestige beauty retailer Sephora, bringing PROVEN’s…

Size Inclusive Brand WRAY Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Store
Size Inclusive Brand WRAY Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Store

Latinx-owned and Ethically Sourced Clothing Brand Offers Sizes XXS to 6XL, WRAY opened it’s first…

Indian Jewelry Brand Opens Flagship Store In New Jersey
Indian Jewelry Brand Opens Flagship Store In New Jersey

Tanishq, known as India’s most-loved jewelry brand, today launched its first flagship store in the…

SYKY Web3 Fashion Platform Closes $9.5M Series A Funding Led by Alexis Ohanian
SYKY Web3 Fashion Platform Closes $9.5M Series A Funding Led by Alexis Ohanian

SYKY (pronounced “psy-che”), a next generation luxury fashion platform, today announced the close of a $9.5…

Nisolo Footwear Opens Second Retail Storefront
Nisolo Footwear Opens Second Retail Storefront

Nisolo, footwear brand has opened their second retail storefront in Georgetown store in Washington, DC. Surrounded…

John Legend Launches Affordable Melanin-Rich Skincare Into Mass Retail
John Legend Launches Affordable Melanin-Rich Skincare Into Mass Retail

Award-winning singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and activist John Legend announces the launch of Loved01, a unisex skincare…