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Mortimer Singer

Marvin Traub Associates

New York, US

President and CEO

Marvin Traub Associates

Mortimer Singer
Biography
Mortimer Singer is the President & CEO of Marvin Traub Associates (TRAUB), a business development firm focused on growing global businesses in the premium fashion retail industry. Mortimer advises on mergers and acquisitions and formulates retail and distribution strategies in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Russia, India and Europe and is possessed of a thoroughly global perception of the retail and consumer branches of the fashion industry. Mortimer also co-founded TRAUB Capital, a pledge fund investing into growth capacity for the consultancy firm.

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Mortimer Singer’s Newsfeed

20 Nov 2017
Fortune
Why This Christmas Is Make-or-Break for Macy’s

“It takes a long time to turn around a battleship, but they’re incredibly dangerous,” says Mortimer Singer, CEO of retail consultancy Marvin Traub Associates. Now the pressure is on Gennette to retrofit the U.S.S. Macy’s before changing consumer tastes capsize it...The way Gennette sees it, the big retail shakeout underway will have winners and losers. “We intend for Macy’s to be one of the winners,” he says. But trying to be all things to all people is a hard battle to win—and a tough holiday season in 2017 could force Macy’s to fight on fewer fronts.

07 Nov 2017
Op-Ed | Why Mindful Millennials Are Modern Pagans

The ancient human need to explain the vastness of the universe through storytelling and mythology is what’s driving millennial consumer culture today in the US, argues Maggie Montagna and Mortimer Singer. To understand the amorphous group known as “the consumer”, one has to step back and recognise that consumers are people. And how people act, individually or as a group, is driven by how they feel. We have long followed the mythologist and author of "The Power of Myth", Joseph Campbell, who was arguably the greatest student of, and expert on, mythology and legend.

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Mortimer Singer’s Background

President and CEO
Feb 2003 - Present
New York, US
Marvin Traub Associates is a global business development and strategy consulting firm, focused on working with brands, retailers, developers and related businesses that operate in the upscale retail and consumer goods sector.
Co-founder and Chairman
Oct 2012 - Present
New York, US
An online shop offering unfiltered access to full collections directly from top designers’ sites with one simple shopping bag. A one-stop destination for the modern woman.
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Other Business Interests

Board of Directors
Jul 2007 - Present
New York, US
The official Matthew Williamson online boutique selling designer women's fashion, as well as luxury wallpapers, furniture and stationery.
Co-founder and Chairman
Aug 2012 - Present
New York, US
A charity that raises awareness and funds for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Bladder Cancer Research Fund and the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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Mortimer Singer’s Education