Erin Fatigati, Global Retail Consultant

Erin Fatigati

VP, Global Retail Consultant

Erin got her degree in Accounting from UNC, Charlotte and spent many years of her career focused on that as well as store operations at some well-known retail brands such as Limited Stores, Things Remembered, Charming Charlie and David’s Bridal. Her proven track record of success and breadth of experience make her an expert in key areas of retail. This allows Erin to be strategic and focused when working with clients. Some of these areas include, but are not limited to: Workforce Management, Human Capital Management, Profitability Assessment and Maximization, Budgeting and Forecasting (and more). Overall, Erin is an expert at improving process and profitability.

Some of the many projects Erin has successfully implemented are the development and implementation of unit level payroll planning that resulted in a $3.6M reduction in store payroll expense and $1/hour increase in payroll productivity at the Limited. At Charming Charlie, Erin led a cross-functional business intelligence group through a data analysis improvement process resulting in visibility to opportunities and infrastructure changes supporting 70 new store openings. Erin also improved and standardized infrastructure at Francesca’s Collections that improved relations and cross-functional collaboration between corporate and store associates. Additionally, Erin accelerated new store growth through a program that helped 500 new stores open on time. At David’s Bridal, Erin created a profitability program for low-performing stores (bottom 10% of the 285-store chain) that resulted in an increase in profitability of over $800,000 over a two-year span.

At SMK, Erin used her skills to identify opportunities, develop strategies and implement programs to facilitate organizational change and grow profitability for her clients.

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