The Hive Showroom is the commercial platform for Unisource Inc., a fashion and marketing company specializing in strategic distribution placement, brand development, and market data research. The Hive offers expertise in merchandising, branding and marketing solutions, and Press and Social Media placement support, with the ultimate objective to promote and position its Vendor`s products to retailers and consumers throughout North and Central America. We establish relationships with top retailers for the Brands we develop, represent, and distribute, such as traditional and Omni channels, ecommerce, department stores and boutiques, and partnerships with our exclusive roster of fashion media clients.
Unisource Inc, founded in 1990, is the distributor`s platform, with import capabilities and a strong clearance performance, CETA , F&WL and import license compliant, 2 warehouses to serve pick and pack and FiFo, and an outstanding Team in the receivable and payable department to guarantee the upmost precision and supply to our partners a seamless service door to door.
STEFANO & JULIA LARESE
Stefano has founded Unisource in 1990 and has dedicated his entire career to building and launching an innovative fashion and marketing company. Stefano’s objective is to provide opportunities to emerging brands with an unique appeal and craftsmanship to either develop from ground up their American business or to bring it to the next state. At the same time provide The Hive clientele with unique products that elevate their merchandise assortments. His expertise span from in depth textiles and garments manufacturing and distribution, and with a marketing background he enjoy the brand building aspects which he believes are the ultimate factor the proves successful sale to consumers
Julia has over two decades of international experience in the luxury goods and retail sectors. Since 2001, she has manages The Hive Showroom to oversee its wholesale operations. As VP of Sales, Julia manages all brand and marketing initiatives. Prior to building her business with her partner and husband, Julia was VP of Retail and Wholesale of the Max Mara group. During her 12 years at Max Mara, she was involved with product decisions, store expansions, and domestic and international wholesale strategies. Julia speaks four languages. She holds a B.A. in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Accademia Italiana di Moda in Florence.
Julia and Stefano in operating their business shares the same objectives which are uniqueness, craftsmanship, quality and the ultimate quest to propose a lifestyle experience.
Pre-Fall: December 1 - December 15
Men's Fall/Winter: January 20 - February 10
Women Fall/Winter: January 29 - March 2
Resort: May 29 - June 12
Men's Spring/Summer: July 15 - September 30
Women Spring/Summer: August 1 - September 30
The Hive Showroom offers internships seasonally.
Trade Show preparation and support. Administrative responsibilities which include but not limited to: order input, shipping, filing, sample and press kit organization. Assistance with social media channels. Showroom visual merchandising. Assist sales team with organization of showroom and buyer appointments. Brand/Store research, fashion week coordination.
This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to gain practical and real working experience in the fashion industry. Candidate should be able to commit to 3 days per week.
Internship Time Frame:
Spring Internship: Beginning of January to end of May Summer Internship: Beginning of June to beginning of September Fall Internship: Beginning of September to mid-December