Greenwood-based One Click Ventures has hired Sean Hay of Chicago-based Threadless.com as the first director of merchandising at One Click Ventures. Hay joined the company in early April.
Hay develops short-term and long-term strategies for assortment planning, vendor negotiations, onsite merchandising and inventory management. He also works to ensure that product quality standards are met, manages supplier relationships, forecasts fashion and product trends and oversees product buying schedules.
Most recently, Hay served as the product and merchandising director of Threadless.com. He is credited with building the company’s first merchandise planning, buying and product development teams as well as growing the business by expanding its product offerings. He also formerly served as a product manager for The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. and a buyer for Sears Holdings Corp., where he was responsible for product lines totaling more than $150 million.
Hay has a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from the University of Colorado.