Putting quality candidates and successful companies together for more than 35 years


Recruiting Specialists heritage is founded in Retail Executive Search. Since 1982, we have represented some of the biggest names in the retail world. Our recruiters all possess prior experience in the industry and with their knowledge and experience can work with you as your trusted partner.

We span the country and cover a full spectrum of retailers from small, privately owned businesses to some of the most prominent and recognized in the world.

We work in most major markets including but not limited to:

  • New York
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC
  • Dallas 
  • Houston
  • Chicago
  • Bal Harbour
  • King of Prussia
  • Manhasset
  • Canada
  • Las Vegas
  • San Francisco
  • Beverly Hills
  • Costa Mesa
  • Miami
  • San Diego
  • Atlanta
  • Hawaii
  • Puerto Rico
  • San Francisco
  • Miami
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Denver
  • Nashville
  • Seattle
  • San Antonio
  • San Jose

We work on various levels and positions such as:

  • Corporate Positions: (CEO, CFO, Director of Stores, Human Resources, E-Commerce,  Loss Prevention, Sales, Marketing and Operations)

  • Field Positions: (Regional Managers, District Managers, Area Managers, Store Management)

  • Merchandising: Buyers, Assistant Buyers, Planners and Allocators

  • Merchandising: Logistics and Distribution

We have completed searches in the following categories:

  • Women’s and Men’s specialty stores
  • Big Box and Mass Merchants
  • Sporting Goods and Sports Apparel Retailers
  • Health and Beauty Aids Chains (HBA)
  • Hard Goods and Electronics Retailers
  • Catalog Retailers
  • Off-price and value priced Retailers
  • Internet and e-commerce
  • Children’s/Young Adult Apparel
  • Women’s Petite and Plus Size Apparel Retailers
  • National Cosmetics Companies
  • Fine Jewelry and Accessories
  • Home Furnishings and Furniture Retailers