604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
Retail Manager with 13 years experience in strategic planning of sales and marketing activities, market and competitive analysis, reorganization/start-up of stores, team building, development/ reorganization, training/retraining, customer service, and advertising. Accomplishments include staff/department reorganization, cash flow control and cost containment. Noted for leadership, communication, analytical and organizational skills.
Visit regional universities to interview students for entry level managers.
Review ad copy for all stores in the tri-state region.
Chosen to gather/calculate significant sales data, and prepare reports for the entire Philadelphia district.
Octagon, Inc., Bird In Hand, PA
1989 - Present
Oversee stockroom operations merchandise including containerization, materials management, ordering, inventory, floor placement, and transportation. Review merchandise reports to ensure that merchandise arrives on time, undamaged and in correct quantity. Integrate pricing and marketing to increase company profit margins. Use strategic planning to increase the speed of staff performance resulting in decreased overhead costs. Coordinate, plan and supervise replenishment team activities. Advise subordinates on merchandise care and preservation. Hire, train and terminate personnel.
Acme Resources, Philadelphia, PA
1989 - 1997
Reported directly to District Manager. Oversaw all facets of operations: apparel (men/women's), sportswear, fashion accessories, housewares, and other departments with annual revenues in excess of $5 million. Managed 12 stores during tenure and increased store profitability. Hired, trained, motivated and dismissed subordinates. Coordinated, planned and supervised the daily activities of 45 personnel including department managers, assistant department managers, sales associates, human resource staff , and maintenance employees. Maximized sales and productivity by understanding sales trends, analyzing business needs, and emphasizing customer service. Conducted sales meetings and accentuated customer service. Defined customer profiling to increase sales, refine buying, merchandising, and advertising strategies.
• Took over Philadelphia store which was unprofitable. Reorganized and restaffed entire store, which became the #1 store in region with $20 million in annual revenues, shrinkage cut below 2%, and extremely low turnover in employees.
• As Area Manager, increased sales volume with highest sales annually.
WILLIAM & MARY UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA
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