Julia Redman owns and manages retail buying and sourcing consultancy Buyers Eye, working with brands, retailers, suppliers and licensees to enhance their capability, and work towards more ethical and sustainable business practices. She is a former Head of Buying, with over 30 years diverse buying experience, and also lectures in Fashion Buying and Sourcing at the University of the Arts and the Fashion Retail Academy in London. Julia is the Sustainability Consultant for online brand Joanie Clothing, and host/contributor to the Brands & Retail UK Conference. She started her career at BHS, having completed a BSc in Food, Textiles and Consumer Studies. She has since worked in the buying departments of Arcadia Group, Marks and Spencer, Woolworths, Debenhams and M&Co, buying private label, licensed and branded clothing. Julia’s global sourcing experience includes men’s, ladies and children’s clothing, and home accessories, managing the process from planning to production and onto the British high street.
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