NEW YORK, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Voguestrap, a global leader in consumer goods and technology accessories, announces the addition of Robert Shadowens as Vice President of Consumer Electronics and Wearable Technology to its growing product and retail development team.
Fueled by the tremendous growth of its Smart Buddie branded consumer electronic and wearable technology product lines in national retailers including Walmart, Target, Meijer's, Dick's and Kohl's, the company has been actively investing financial and human resources to further develop innovative products and merchandising programs to capitalize on consumers' continued embrace of technology in all aspect of their lives. Currently, Smart Buddie's innovative products interact and accessorize with leading technology brands including Apple, Samsung and Fitbit.
Mr. Shadowens comes to Voguestrap from Meijer's, a $16B dollar mass merchant retailer, where he oversaw the growth and expansion of major categories including consumer electronics, wireless, photofinishing and the health and wellness technology segment.
"Robert's keen understanding of merchandising and marketing products in dynamic retail environments, coupled with his vast experience in working with vendors to develop innovative new products for today's tech savvy consumers, makes him an ideal addition to Voguestrap as we look to continue our growth through innovation of consumer product and retail merchandising initiatives," said Eli Vinitsky, the VP Sales of Voguestrap who spearheaded the company's growth through the expansion of key retail relationships over the past several years.
"It's no secret that innovation in the smartwatch, mobile, fitness, and overall wearable technology categories has been driving tremendous retail growth over the past several years," said Robert. "I am thrilled to join Voguestrap, a company I have always admired as being a leader in developing innovative, top-selling products and accessories for these categories. I look forward to building on their relationships with retailers and consumers for continued growth in the consumer electronic and wearable technology categories."
Voguestrap is a leading manufacturer of consumer electronic and wearable technology accessories, high quality replacement watchbands and eye-care products. Voguestrap products can be found nationwide in department stores, mass merchandisers and other retail outlets. For more information please contact Eli Vinitsky at 718.614.1345 or email.
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