Full Name
Will Cooper
Job Title
Senior Vice President, & General Merchandise Manager, Women's Shoes, Handbags & Accessories
Speaker Bio
In January 2020, Will Cooper was named Senior Vice President of GMM Women’s Shoes, Handbags and Accessories for Saks Fifth Avenue. In his current role, Cooper oversees the holistic vision and strategy for these merchandise categories for both Saks.com and the retailer’s store fleet.

With more than 17 years of experience in luxury retail, Mr. Cooper has a diverse background across categories, including women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, women’s shoes and handbags. He started his career at Saks in 2005 as a merchant development program trainee and has continued to take on roles of increasing responsibility. He was instrumental in evolving “The Collective,” Saks’ contemporary business, and played a critical role in the renovation of Saks’ iconic New York flagship, including the most recent renovation of the women’s shoe floor (also known as 10022-SHOE) that opened in March 2020.

Mr. Cooper holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University and currently serves as an advisor for RAISEfashion.
Will Cooper