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Director of Stores & Business Development




Ruth Shapiro has been with MoMA for over 25 years. She has held numerous positions in the Retail Department including managing the wholesale business, directing product and catalog development across all channels, directing the marketing and merchandising teams and most recently, heading up business development and international expansion, partnerships and licensing initiatives. She is also overseeing the Museum’s renovation and expansion of its bricks and mortar stores. Projects she's launched include a MoMA Design Store and e-commerce business in Japan, a MoMA e-commerce business in Korea, numerous retail licensing partnerships in the US, and a recent global collaboration with Uniqlo. Having just signed an agreement with The Loft Co.Ltd., MoMA’s new licensing partner in Japan, she is currently working on the roll-out of MoMA Design Store shop-in-shops in cities all over Japan.