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Retail Management

Dynamic, high-energy and ambitious Retail Management professional with more than 20-years of retail expertise, and a demonstrated track record of leading innovative store operations and training strategies, eager to contribute advanced business acumen, communication and retail sales talent toward optimizing the goals of an employer in a Retail Management role. Broad based experience leading retail sales personnel, managing inventory, and implementing process improvement strategies to positively impact business outcomes.

CORE STRENGTHS
Store Management │ Inventory Management │ National Trainer │ Website/e-Commerce
Purchasing/Procurement │ Financials │ Customer Service │ Cash Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Buyer/Website Merchandiser – Cozyboots.com, Southern CA 2009 to Present
 Began as part-time retail representative and successfully managed inventory that made extraordinary increases to bottom line profitability, resulting in promotion to full-time employment.
 Managed all buying, Website merchandising, marketing and running e-mail campaigns that achieved greater revenue gains and increased store “branding” initiatives.
 In current economic downturn, successfully kept sales even from the previous season with less inventory and successfully increased revenue gain.
 Promoted to oversee all day-to-day business for multimillion-dollar online store, exclusively promoting UGG products.
 Proficient with Google Analytics and AdWords that drive increased Website activity and provides key analytics as to customer demographics.
Buyer – Leftlanesports.com, Southern CA 2009 to Present
 Provided consulting services as an independent contractor and utilized my contacts within the footwear and outdoor industries to find closeout product for this start up online store.
 Spearheaded more than 75% of initial product offerings and new vendor acquisitions that promoted additional merchandise at reasonable prices.
Buyer – The Walking Company, Westlake Village, CA 2006 to 2009
 Brought on as strategic Business Analyst to bring fresh and innovative ideas to increase marketing and merchandise revenue increases for this $65M company.
 Promoted to footwear buyer for all 200 national store chains with a multimillion-dollar purchasing budget and successfully collaborated with vendors and suppliers on developing new products and successfully sourced new vendors that drove greater market brand awareness and increased sales.
 Successfully brought in additional merchandise with lower inventory costs, designed “store” merchandising that brought additional “appeal” for multi-store product distribution, and successfully trained all departments to utilize all visual merchandising efforts that effectively drove more sales and increased bottom line results.
 Acted as liaison between corporate and all store management to effectively and efficiently keep the corporate “vision” forefront in all store operations.
 Spearheaded initiatives to develop and design “private label” product business for the men’s shoes and performance footwear.
Associate Buyer/Web Merchandiser – FANBUZZ (ShopNBC); Minnetonka, MN 2002 to 2005
 Oversaw all purchasing and procurement and Website merchandising for this highly successful NHL online store, and assisted in planning and developing numerous successful NHL merchandise catalogs.
 Provided inventory management initiatives for the online provider for NHL.com and all 30 NHL teams; instrumental in significantly increasing top line sales for the NHL and bottom line profits for Fanbuzz while lowering inventory and increasing stock turns.
 Strategically developed new vendors collaboration and new online products, and manipulated the online storefront and shopping environment, and coordinated marketing programs with the NHL League office

Buying Supervisor/Retail Manager – Trailhead, Toronto, Ontario 1999 to 2001
 Successfully supervised buying team for two Trailhead outdoor sporting goods stores with annual sales of $4M.
 Recognized for lowering inventory levels and increasing margins and developing strategic marketing procedures that increased visual merchandise awareness and greater market share.
Senior Manager/National Trainer – Bata/Athletes World, Toronto, Ontario 1997 to 1998
 Expertise in all facets of product merchandising, from purchasing, merchandising, Website development and design, and successfully growing and developing new business.
 Collaborative launch of national chain of Nike boutique shops across the country, opened new stores, set training and merchandising standards, and coordinated with Nike on product and store merchandising development initiatives.

Early Career:
Retail Store Manager – Sporting Goods and Running Shoe Stores, Ontario, Canada 1984 to 1997

EDUCATION

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario 1984
Honors Kinesiology

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