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I help you turn your ideas into tangible products with real results.

I help entrepreneurs make their product ideas a reality by equipping them with the tools and knowledge to make effective decisions so that they reach their goals and achieve success.

I work with new and existing businesses on product, strategy & innovation to help increase bottom line sales and profits.

Hi, I’m Nicole Higgins, The buyer and retail coach ™

I am a coach and consultant here to help you realise your goals. 

You are an entrepreneur who wants to bring a product to market or build on an existing business. 

We work collaboratively on elements of your business such as strategy, costings, sourcing so that you have the confidence and knowledge to take your business to the next level. 

I use my 20 years experience in the Fashion Industry where I have sourced from multiple countries, increased the profits of many  businesses and introduced several new products to the consumer. 

I help you decide on what action  you need to take to make your business a success. 

NEW PRODUCTS

LAUNCHED

1000

COUNTRIES SOURCED FROM

18

NEW REVENUE

CREATED

£40M

Traffic Boost

SEE HOW I CAN HELP YOU

Set up a free discovery call to see if we are a good fit and find out how I can help you.Book a discovery call by clicking below or email me on info@thebuyerandretailcoach.com

DON'T JUST TAKE MY WORD FOR IT

“Our Sales increased 18% with Nicoles’ exceptional sourcing expertise and product & design development knowledge.”

“Nicole helped standardise our fragrance range and introduce new products which drove additional sales.”

“We were amazed that we surpassed our sales targets by 30%.”

“The speed which were able to develop and bring our brand to market could not have happened without the knowledge and input from Nicole.”

“With Nicoles focus on our customer proposition a large wholesale account went from £35K profit to £250K profit in 6 months.

WHAT CAN I HELP YOU WITH?

product development

Price & product positioning.

Research & Trend Analysis.

Customer valuation.

Product journey from idea to shop floor.

 

RANGE BUILDING

Collaborating with you to extend your offering.

Creating a list of appropriate products to increase your sales.

Brainstorming with you to make the impossible seem possible. 

SOURCING

Finding the right supplier for your business needs and your product types and prices.

 

 

 

COSTING

Working with you on your costings so that you are building a product or range that can be profitable.

 

STRATEGY

Looking at the bigger picture.

Working with you on your goals.

helping  you achieve your vision.

RETAIL PITCHING

Giving you the tools and the confidence to make the best impression when pitching to retail.

 

How you can work with me

Firstly we would have a FREE discovery call. To assess where you are on your  journey and discuss what are your goals and needs. 

You could then choose from one of my packages or you could request a bespoke package 

TESTIMONIALS

Nicole worked for me on footwear and then went on to set up the ps beauty brand at Primark. Her passion for product is outstanding, she is always full of new innovative ideas. Nicole is someone you can rely on to get the job done truly inspirational in anything she does .

Angela Bannerman

Ladies Buying Director, Primark

I had the good fortune of working with Nicole for several years and she is a person who stands out to me as a powerhouse of positive energy and resilience. No challenge is too big for Nicole. She has the unique ability to think strategically and to act tactically and operationally, while always putting her team first. Nicole has great vision, market understanding and commercial acumen enabling her to identify and act upon opportunities, thereby driving top and bottom line. She is a collaborative business partner and I would welcome the opportunity to work with her again

Caren Brown

Head of Buying & Planning, Diesel

I worked with Nicole during her time in Primark beauty she had vision and long term strategies built in to her DNA, she accessed product projects, both scope and efficiencies and brought them  to reality quickly.

Majella Tompkins

Senior Commercial Manager, L'Oreal

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