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Marigay McKee

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

MM Luxe Consulting

Direct Phone: (917) ***-****direct phone

Email: m***@***.com


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MM Luxe Consulting

Background Information

Employment History

Chief Merchant

Harrods Limited


Oxford Summer School

Fashion and Beauty Director






Fashion and Beauty Director



Saks Fifth Avenue


Swire Properties Limited

Board Member

BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund

Member of the British Fashion Council Board, Chairman of the Mentoring Committee

The Financial Times Limited

Luxury Advisor

British Fashion Council

Board Member


history and modern languages

Middlesex University

Web References(135 Total References)

Walpole Luxury Summit 2016: The Americas | Walpole [cached]

Marigay McKee, Founder, MM Luxe Consulting

Marigay Mckee · International Luxury Conference · NYT Conferences [cached]

Marigay Mckee
Founder and C.E.O. MM Luxe Consulting Marigay McKee is the Founder and CEO of MM Luxe Consulting, an exclusive firm bringing insight, innovation, and implementation knowhow to the luxury, beauty, fashion and retail industries. Marigay works collaboratively with clients and partner brands to develop marketing, brand positioning, brand extension, market entry and merchandising strategies that lead to lasting competitive advantage and shareholder value for her clients. Marigay is also active with early stage real estate development companies on their retail strategy. She supports niche beauty and fashion labels and works closely with developing startups, in addition to working with established brands. Her clients are global and include leading luxury brands and retailers in Europe, the United States, South America, the Middle East and Asia. Some of her most recent work involves content development for both broadcast and publishing ventures. She works alongside established U.S. brands wanting to expand internationally and advises on entry strategies for international brands seeking to access the U.S. market. Marigay’s clients include accessory, shoe, apparel, beauty brands and real estate development companies. She is a member of the board of Violet Grey, a privately held online luxury editorial and e-commerce site. Before founding MM Luxe Consulting, Marigay enjoyed a twenty year career in luxury retailing, beginning as an executive at Estee Lauder Europe. She eventually moved to the pinnacle of London’s retail world when she joined Harrods as a Senior Beauty Buyer and over a fifteen year period at the helm of buying and product strategy, advanced to become Chief Merchant. As a result of her leadership, Harrods attracted a greater share of high-end luxury clients to the store through the implementation of her strategic vision and direction on exclusivity. Marigay subsequently moved across the Atlantic to be President of Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, where she evolved a new vision for the iconic brand’s luxury and positioning platform, new branding and packaging development and a launch platform for new brands. She is also an advisor to several emerging fashion brands in the United Kingdom and the United States, mentoring young talent and young entrepreneurs. Marigay is a graduate of Middlesex University where she studied history and modern languages. She is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian, making her a valued board member for global brands. She also served as a luxury advisor to the Financial Times, is a “GREAT� Ambassador for the UK trade initiative and is an ongoing collaborator with the British Fashion Council mentoring young designers to boost trade from Britain. She now resides in New York with her family, and feels at home throughout the world.

"The edit cannot be ever underestimated," said Marigay McKee, founder of MM Luxe Consulting.
Agreeing with the idea that experience is king for retail today, Ms. McKee, the former president of Saks Fifth Avenue and chief merchant at Harrods, said that ensuring a brand's place in the future of retail comes down to experience, environment and emotion. Integrating elements of hospitality into the retail space, such as an eatery or a coffee bar, can give consumers more reason to enter a store and spend time there. Dior Cosmetics Mall Shop Display Following this idea of having space for more than shopping, Ms. McKee said that her firm works with a real estate company, since the trend today is moving away from malls and toward mixed-use developments. Ms. McKee said that while retailers used to witness the power of a recommendation from Oprah Winfrey, with products mentioned on the media mogul's list selling out, Instagram holds a similar sway today.

Marigay McKee, President of Saks Fifth Avenue said: "In keeping with our strategy to take Saks Fifth Avenue to the single most fashionable and global shopping destination, we want to cater directly to our international clientele from this location.

2014 Cadillac ELR Saks Fifth Avenue Edition: It's a Saks Cadillac Christmas - TickTickVroom - Car Blog and Watch Blog [cached]

I guess Saks and Cadillac aren't really stealing the idea from Harrod's since Saks' new president is Marigay McKee who happens to be the former Chief Merchant of Harrod's.
They're just reusing a good idea.

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