Jessica Ramírez is the senior retail research analyst at Jane Hali & Associates an investment research firm that provides proprietary and customized research for investment professionals across the consumer discretionary sector.
Jessica has 10+ years of international retail experience spanning trend research, consumer insights, e-commerce, digital, retail analytics and department store management. She is an expert in translating trends to guide Wall Street analysts and brands/retailers to better understand the current and future market, globally. Jessica regularly presents industry research with a new perspective to view the retail, apparel and footwear space.
She was previously a trend and data analyst with WGSN and has worked in various client engagement, trend reporting and marketing roles. Before that, Jessica worked for luxury brands including Burberry and Ted Baker.
In 2019, Jessica was recognized as a minority female executive reshaping retail by Footwear News. In 2022 CNBC celebrated her as one of the Hispanic contributors across their financial shows. She is frequently quoted in the New York Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, Financial Times, MarketWatch, WWD, LA Times, Vogue Business, Business of Fashion, Glossy, Digiday, MarketPlace, Retail Dive, Elle, USA Today, and makes appearances on CNBC, NPR and Yahoo Finance.
Jessica grew up on the border of El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chih. Mexico and is a native English and Spanish speaker. She moved to London to study fashion and started her trend career (obsession) there. After five years in London, she moved to New York City. Her interests outside of the fashion/retail space are art, music, biking and traveling.