Creating Long Term Value for Our Brand Partners Through Unmatched Retail Expertise

Dallimore & Co is a boutique advisory and professional services firm at the forefront of retail. We partner with retail and consumer brands to deliver tailored business solutions to address the ever-changing challenges of retailing in an evolving and multi-channel world.

We take an all-encompassing approach ensuring brand integrity and thoughtful insights across every step of the value chain from strategy to operational execution through expansion, resulting in sustainable, long-term value creation.

What Makes Dallimore & Co. Unique?

We Can Relate

As proven business operators and entrepreneurs, our leadership has worked closely with founders, creative visionaries, management, owners and investors to successfully navigate the nuances of building and running consumer facing businesses. We are integrated into your business and live by a “your brand is our brand” philosophy.

Executive Level Expertise in Retail

Our operating leadership held executive level positions within companies like VF Corp, Liz Claiborne, Inc, The Body Shop, The Swatch Group, and Kellwood. Our team has successfully conceptualized and launched many retail brands and led them through significant growth.

Strong Business Acumen

Our team possesses a broad expanse of business expertise, from retail, finance, management consulting and operations to investing. As we serve our Brand Partners, this experience allows the team to apply a strategic thought process and disciplined approach to any problem posed. This complimentary skill set ensures a unique ability to view a business from different perspectives and provide thoughtful recommendations grounded in both in-depth analysis and real world leadership experience.

Proprietary Processes, Data and Analytics

Our proprietary processes and analysis of data set us apart and, coupled with our experience and network, allow us to provide unmatched services to our Brand Partners. As part of our advisory and real estate expansion work, we utilize a Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping tools to help us understand consumer demographic and psychographic information at a very detailed level in order to inform Brand decisions.

Real Estate
Business Intelligence
M&A Due Dilligence

Simon Dallimore

Simon launched Dallimore & Co. to work with several companies expressly requesting his expertise and advice; since then, our team has increased, advising over 50 Brand Partners, many of which have worked with us consistently over the long-term. Prior to opening Dallimore he led Retail DTC for The Body Shop, The Swatch Group, Lucky Brand Jeans within Fifth & Pacific now (Kate Spade) and his experience spans domestic and international. 

Aaron Batista

Aaron joins the team on an ad hoc basis for advisory projects primarily regarding brand development and internal strategic HR initiatives. With over 25 years of domestic and international experience in the retail industry, he has managed several brands’ retail rollout and built the operational infrastructure and retail systems to support those retail networks. Aaron is a retail advisor and CEO at Battista Co. and a founding partner at Bonfire Group, and formerly Chief Retail Officer for Kellwood Company.

Troy Berry

Troy handles real estate execution for several brands across the Dallimore portfolio with executive-level experience spanning over 25 years. Prior to joining Dallimore, he was Vice President of Real Estate and Construction for The Gymboree Corporation, PAPYRUS, and The Body Shop. 

Bill Kalfas

Bill joins the team as an expert lease administrator and is a Real Estate Executive with over 20 years of direct-to-consumer brand experience representing Tenant and Landlord retail. Before joining the Dallimore team, he worked with J. Crew as Senior Director of Real Estate and, most recently, as an Executive at JLL.

Steve Ulloa

For the past 6 years, Steve has led our GIS & Location Analytics department. He leverages GIS technology, mobile location data, and visualization platforms to analyze consumer behavior and travel patterns, assessment markets, and perform site selection. Prior to coming to Dallimore, Steve worked on marketing analytics at Publix Supermarkets. He also ran GIS for the land development firm at Lakewood Ranch and worked for the City of New York in the Human Resources Administration.

Reed Connor

Reed serves as the bridge between Dallimore’s Business Intelligence Group and Real Estate Team, ensuring the execution of pipeline aligns with each client’s strategic goals. He is responsible for validating markets and providing financial analysis for all prospective locations. Reed holds a BBA in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Andy Urness

Andy joined Dallimore as an Analyst within the Business Intelligence Group in May 2021. Andy brings with him experience in data analytics, project management, and financial analysis. His responsibilities include client strategy development and execution, market research and financial analysis of real estate deals. Andy holds a BS in Business Analytics from Elon University.

Scott Leeder

Scott leads strategic consulting assignments, manages M&A due diligence projects, and collaborates with the Dallimore Real Estate team to implement analytical frameworks for real estate recommendations. He began his career as an investment banking analyst for Keefe, Bruyette, and Woods, moved on to serve as the CFO of Zameen Organic. He founded a clothing company that was the first brand in the U.S. to receive fair trade certification before joining the Dallimore & Co. team.

Who We've Worked With
  • Ella Moss
    Agent Provocateur

“Dallimore & Co. worked with us since our brands were just an idea on paper. Simon and his team are a true partner to our management, understanding our business as well as we do, providing advice, guidance, and context to us every step of the way with the same care as if this was their own business. We would not be progressing with such success without them.”

– Jonathan Saven, President of Ella Moss, Splendid 

“I love the Dallimore & Co. team! They have put their knowledge base and experience to work for us, creating a full strategic plan. They worked cohesively with Dylan’s management to create a better business and team, and a sustainable and profitable entity. We couldn’t have done it without them.”

– Dylan Lauren, Founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar

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