Allan Marks

Allan Marks

Senior Analyst & Consultant

With more than 11 years at Blacks, Allan is a valuable and trusted member of the team. He’s planning expertise is what helps make our clients’ sales and inventory plans accurate and responsive to changes in the retail landscape.

Before joining Blacks, Allan was a buyer at Paul Stuart and a regional manager at Nordstrom, bringing years of real world retail experience to the table.


Phone: (561) 619-6442
Email: allan@blksretailcom

Planning & Data Wizardry

Allan not only knows how to build a smart and responsive inventory plans for his clients, he is also our in-house data wizard, creating and updating algorithms for improved accuracy and forecasting.

When it comes to counseling clients, he draws on his own real world experience as both a former store owner, and retail planner and salesperson for well known brands, such as Paul Stuart and Nordstrom.


Allan started in retail right out of college, managing both a large independent retailer and a mom and pop shop before becoming a regional manager in Nordstom’s Men’s Division, where he served for 10 years. He then sharpened his skills doing buying, product development and planning for Paul Stuart before joining Blacks.
BS, Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Former store owner
Over four decades in retail

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