Howard Davidowitz is Chairman and sole stockholder of Davidowitz & Associates, a highly respected retail industry consulting and investment banking firm founded in 1981. Services are focused on strategic management, acquisitions and divestitures, and ownership transactions.
Mr. Davidowitz has extensive experience as a representative of buyers and sellers, and as a principal, in upper and middle market transactions. He has helped clients to identify, value, finance and negotiate deals across a broad range of retail segments.
In more than four decades of assisting retailers in reinventing themselves for profitable growth, he has accumulated a store of “hard-earned” wisdom and developed a direct and pragmatic style. He has appeared over 300 times on CNBC, CNN, FOX News, BBC, BLOOMBERG, CBS, NBC, YAHOO FINANCE, NPR RADIO and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The New York Times, London Times, Forbes, Fortune, Financial Times, Investors Daily and other publications.
Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Davidowitz was a Principal and the Director of National Retail Consulting Services at Ernst & Young. He was born and raised in New York City and has B.S. and M.A. degrees from New York University.