Stacey Widlitz

Stacey Widlitz
President
SW Retail Advisors

Stacey Widlitz is Founder of SW Retail Advisors and a retail expert with more than 15 years’ experience analyzing the global retail sector. SW Retail, a global retail market intelligence firm with offices in London and NYC, advises financial institutions as well as corporates. Stacey has also been a CNBC TV Retail Analyst since 2011.

Stacey is known as the International Store Hunter as she provides a unique, on-the-ground perspective from Europe, analyzing U.S. retailers that have gone across the pond in search of growth. Stacey also provides strategic advice regarding European retailers looking to capture the attention of the American consumer.

Prior to founding SW Retail in 2011, Stacey held senior equity research positions for more than a decade at several Investment Banks including UBS, Cowen, Fulcrum Partners and Pali Capital where she covered a wide range of retailers including: Specialty Apparel, Hardgoods, Discounters, Department Stores, Dollar Stores and Luxury. Stacey started her retail career as a buyer for a major department store.

Stacey holds an undergraduate degree from Tulane University and an M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

Follow Stacey Widlitz on Twitter: @StaceyRetail Voted top 20 Retail Influencer of 2015