About David Brown
David has more than 25 years of experience in retail jewelry consulting, training, public speaking and writing. He is a regular contributor to most major jewelry industry publications on industry trends and current market retail strategies.
David is the Co-Founder and President of the Edge Retail Academy, a growing and respected force in jewelry industry business advice, sell-through data and vendor solutions.
Being an absentee owner of a jewelry store in Australia, that experienced a threefold increase in sales and net profit in just three years, he utilized the same philosophies and strategies included in the Edge Retail Academy Business Academy program.
David is also the co-owner of a retail software company that has developed powerful jewelry industry-specific software – Edge Pulse – used to provide business owners with real-time business metrics from anywhere at any time.
He helps independent jewelry storeowners by benchmarking their performance with 1100+ other Edge stores and gives them access to market trends, top-performing vendors and categories, as well as fast-selling items, from more than $5B in aggregated retail jewelry sales.
David prides himself on providing business owners with information & strategies to significantly improve sales, profit margins, control and ultimately peace of mind by empowering them to maximize every retail opportunity.