Al is a fashion industry veteran with strong expertise in retail and distribution. His international career spans over 35 years. After various sales-management roles at Timberland, Dr. Martens, and Go West, he became CEO at Eurican (Europe), with a brand portfolio including Harley-Davidson Motorclothes, Keds, Sperry Top-Sider, and Henri Lloyd, among others. He subsequently developed Caterpillar in Europe and served successfully as CEO at Zadig & Voltaire for 5 years.

Al founded Advanced Retail in 2008, where he brought in several internationally renowned brands, including Calypso, Joe’s, and Woolrich, followed by Proenza Schouler, Alice & Olivia, and Tory Burch, among many others who remain part of the portfolio.

Al Cadosch 

Advanced Retail

Advanced retail is a retail management firm with an experienced and dedicated team of retail specialists providing a tailored end-to-end approach to our clients.
Established in 2008, they have made the retail process seamless for over 50 leading global fashion brands in both the USA & France.

Our mission

Make the shopping experience a tailored one.

When shopping stopped being fun.
Either we don’t want to, don’t have the time, or simply don’t know how, finding the best pieces for our wardrobe can be a painful experience.
While some would like a short and efficient shopping trip, others would prefer not doing it at all.

Driven by supply-side marketing, shopping has become flat, standardized and unattractive.
Consumers are expressing less interest in "in situ" shopping, which they have largely replaced by "web browsing".
In their free time, consumers prefer to turn to activities that give them meaning and well-being.
Brands are the first actors to suffer from these changing habits. Since the customer no longer comes spontaneously we have to go and find them.
We are convinced that a Personal Shopper is the keystone of tomorrow's consumption.