Harry Cunningham

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Head of Store Development
Vera Bradley

Harry Cunningham is the Head of Store Development for Vera Bradley. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing creative and innovative store design and visual merchandising, overseeing new store construction, renovations and real estate and site selection for Vera Bradley stores. In 2016, Harry oversaw the location selection and design of the openings of the company’s groundbreaking new flagship stores in Disney Springs, Fla., and SoHo, New York, bringing the new Vera Bradley brand experience to life.

Harry has more than 25 years of experience in store design and visual merchandising. Prior to joining Vera Bradley, Harry held the post of Senior Vice President of Store Planning, Design and Visual Merchandising at Saks Fifth Avenue. Harry previously held various visual merchandising roles of increasing responsibility with Liz Claiborne, Saks Department Store Group and Dillard’s.

Breakout Session: Why Visual Merchandising Is More Critical Today Than Ever Before (Interactive Discussion)