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“… in visual showroom management, all product divisions have been successfully merchandised through creative presentations to new levels where we have receive the highest of accolades from both our major accounts and the trade press.”

— D. North, VP, Marketing Development, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, NYC

“Intelligent, talented and resourceful, she is a master at developing visual merchandising themes and strategies for retailers and manufactures…strong organizations skills…knowledge, and enthusiasm make her an unusually effective communicator.

— M. Powell, Owner, Soutache, Chicago, IL

 “I attended your marketing course ...I'm happy to report that rearranging steeping pots and cups produced a 300% increase in sales! Textiles, properly displayed, produced a similar increase. I used the grouping methods you discussed in Las Vegas, which really made the items stand out. Furthermore, through merchandise placement, I can actually predict which displays will be viewed first then second and so on. I'm now able to lead customers through the store without a word...”

— World Tea Expo Attendee, Las Vegas, NV

 

 

 

Visual merchandising is the physical arrangement of product displayed in a way that attracts customers and stimulates sales. Combined with good lighting, strong signage, and professional fixtures, visual merchandising defines product categories and generates excitement.

Ms. Knight has established corporate presentation standards, and conceptualized and/or implemented visual merchandising strategy for retail stores and wholesale showrooms. Clients included The Pfaltzgraff Company, Villeroy & Boch, and W-C Designs, as well as smaller independent clients.

Elizabeth has presented visual merchandising seminars at stores, conferences, and trade shows. Ms. Knight developed and produced domestic and international packaging and promotion collaterals for home-furnishings products.

"I attended your course ...I'm happy to report that rearranging steeping pots and cups produced a 300% increase in sales! Textiles, properly displayed, produced a similar increase. I used the grouping methods you discussed in Las Vegas, which really made the items stand out."

Consulting by the hour:

If you’re in the business of promoting yourself as a tea consultant or educator, Elizabeth now offers one-on-one private consultations over the phone or in-person. Consultations begin at $175 per hour, minimum one hour. Pls. email Elizabeth to schedule a conference.

"Elizabeth, my phone conference with you proved to be time and money wisely spent.  I'm moving forward in my tea consulting armed with a list of twenty-seven helpful insights, tips, and techniques tailored for my business. Our exchange not only was a meeting of the minds, but also of the hearts.  Thank you for encouraging me and candidly sharing from your ten years of expertise in connecting friends with tea. A special thank you also for holding to high standards."

— Anne Evans, certified tea consultant ®

“I think my NY tea tour not only added to my tea knowledge, but re-energized my enthusiasm as a tea educator. It is a field where we are always learning and, truly, I think that's half the fun.”

— Barbara Gulley, Tea Etiquette Consultant, MI

 

Consulting by the hour:

"Her visual merchandising has enhanced my sales, educated my retailers on how to present my product in the best light and enhanced our brand image. Her presentations to my sales staff have been concise, educational and imaginative. Elizabeth is a consummate professional…she is multi-talented and always brings something new and refreshing to any project she is given.”

— S. Flocco, VP, Collectibles Royal Doulton, USA

“She demonstrated the highest level of creativity and administration. Having to deal with 20 stores and a variety of personalities she always, with little effort, was able to accomplish her objectives.”

— M. Sergio, VP Home Fashion Director, Burdines, Miami, FL

“To any task, she applies an unending backlog of skills, supportive and yet challenging objectives, and measured disciplines to yield excitement, drama, style, balance, flow, and ..a ‘credibility’ that speaks with visual and audible impact.”

— J. Lawton, JKL Design, Greenville, S.C.

“Extremely conscientious when it comes to budget… works well under pressure and is extremely pleasant…thorough, reliable and a perfectionist…will go the extra mile …cannot recommend her highly enough.”

— G. Horan, Manager Sales Administration, Villeroy & Boch

“…significant factor in the planning and execution of the Home Furnishing business… Her infectious enthusiasm and ‘can do’ attitude contributed to her/our success… based on her practical experience and personal qualities I am confident Elizabeth could perform at your highest standards…”

— S. Stock, VP ARA Services

“… she over achieved all of her business goals, set by senior management, … in visual showroom management, all product divisions have been successfully merchandised through creative presentations to new levels where we have receive the highest accolades from both our major accounts and the trade press… also works extremely well under pressure… and is the ultimate perfectionist.”

— D. North, VP, Marketing Development, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, NYC

“Elizabeth has remarkable logistical planning… marveled at her capacity to research, organize and execute events so that everything is completed on a timely basis. Intelligent, talented and resourceful, she is a master at developing visual merchandising themes and strategies for retailers and manufactures…strong organizations skills…knowledge, and enthusiasm make her an unusually effective communicator.

— M. Powell, Owner Soutache, Chicago, IL


 

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