One World Doll Project Partners with Former Walmart Toy Buyers to Expand and Manage Retail Relationships
HOUSTON, TX / CRWEPRESSRELEASE / August 28, 2015 /The One World Doll Project, a subsidiary of One World Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS:OWOO), announced today it has partnered with High Tide Consulting, an eCommerce and retail consulting firm, to manage the company’s current relationship with Walmart and to expand the retail distribution of The Prettie Girls! product line.
Said Dana Fletcher, National Account Manager for High Tide Consulting: “I’ve worked in the Toy industry for several years and as a former toy buyer at Walmart this is a product that gets me really excited. I know exactly what retail toy buyers are looking for and it is very rare to find all of those things in one brand but that is what I see in The One World Doll Project. The Prettie Girls! are high quality, have fantastic underlying design, send a wonderful message to children and are truly authentic. We are excited that Walmart has taken an industry leading position in expanding the distribution of this product across the country and we are pleased Ms. Melton selected us to be the lead in managing One World’s Walmart relationship.”
“One of the ways we have always been able to successfully manage our big box customer business is to bring in the right people for the job,” said Joanne Melton, CEO of One World Holdings. “Once we got to know the team at High Tide we knew they were the perfect fit for us. With many years of Walmart and major retail buying experience we could not have asked for a better group of people to partner with,” she added.
About High Tide Consulting
High Tide Consulting is a world class eCommerce and Retail consulting & sales firm founded in the heart of Silicon Valley, CA with additional offices in Bentonville, AR and NYC. High Tide exists to provide best-in-industry support for Manufacturers and Suppliers to help them optimize their partnership with Walmart, Inc.
Kenji Gjovig is the Founder & CEO of High Tide Consulting. He served 7 years at Walmart including Buyer, Baking & Spices (Sam’s Club) & Director Supplier Development (Walmart eCommerce). He has an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Oceanography from the US Naval Academy.
Dana Fletcher is National Account Manager with High Tide Consulting. She spent 4 years at Walmart in roles including Merchandise Planner (Walmart) and Buyer, Toys (Walmart eCommerce). She has a BS in Retailing & Consumer Sciences from the University of Arizona.
For more information log onto hightide-consulting.com.
About The One World Doll Project
Established in 2010 by Trent T. Daniel and Stacey McBride-Irby, The One World Doll Project is committed to changing the retail landscape of the doll industry. The Prettie Girls! (TM), are a collection of fashion play dolls diverse in culture, interests, and style. McBride-Irby, former Mattel (R) designer most notably known as creator of the So In Style (R) dolls (the first African-American dolls by Mattel), designed the Prettie Girls! as unique works of art for a growing market yearning for something new to experience. The Prettie Girls! capture the essence of positive values and attributes that every little girl can embrace. “Prettie” stands for P(ositive) R(espectful) E(nthusiastic) T(ruthful) T(alented) I(nspiring) E(xcellent). Styled for play, yet filled with soul, The Prettie Girls! set new, higher, values-based standards for beauty- positive goals that reach across the globe and up for the stars!
More information about Stacey McBride-Irby, Trent T. Daniel, and The One World Doll Project, can be found at www.oneworlddolls.com.
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