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Retail Merchandise Manager

Location:
Newhall, CA, 91321
Salary:
45,000k/yr
Posted:
September 02, 2008

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Haggar Clothing Company, Los Angeles, CA

RETAIL MERCHANDISE MANAGER 2004 – 2008

*Independently managed a multi-million dollar volume territory consisting of 5 accounts and 30+ retail stores

*Ensured Haggar, Kenneth Cole, and Claiborne Men’s brands mission statements and marketing objectives were implemented and communicated through floor plan and visual display

*Merchandised men’s apparel utilizing and drawing maps, plan-o-grams, and set executions

*In charge of floor sets and visual implementation in at least 4 store openings per year

*Developed strong relationships with all levels of management to facilitate merchandising objectives and obtain best floor and graphic positioning for our brands

*Organized, scheduled, and conducted educational seminars for all levels of employees

*Prepared reports communicating sales trends, inventory/sizing needs, and analyzed business opportunities to sales, marketing, and merchandising teams

Explorer Insurance-Valencia CA and Mercury Insurance Group-Brea CA

UNDERWRITER 2000 – 2004

*Familiarized agents with the features and benefits of the product to drive new business

*Participated in weekly conference calls with multi-level management and marketing

*Analyzed statistics and determined appropriate premiums through detailed examination of risk

*Fielded account and customer inquiries to determine acceptability

Chiaverini Shoes, Valencia, Ca

ASSISTANT BUYER/MANAGER 1993 – 2003

*Developed promotional concepts and marketing tools

*Analyzed customer profiles to determine style inventory

*Negotiated price and expedited delivery with vendors

*Represented store at numerous shoe conventions to develop vendor relations

US Sales Corporation Catalog, Northridge, Ca ADMINISTRATIVE BUYER’S ASSISTANT 1999

*Assisted Buyer in product research and development for new roll outs *Managed all aspects of quality control from sample phase through first article *Assured final copy and photo packaging conveyed product’s marketing objective

Gap Kids, Sherman Oaks, Ca

ASSISTANT MANAGER 1992 – 1999

*Maximized boys business by 40% in 3 months under my merchandising supervision *Calculated daily, weekly, and monthly projections to determine inventory needs *Managed implementation of presentation book, visual standards, mapping, and mannequins *Created contests and employee incentives to increase daily, weekly and monthly business *Human Resources duties including, hiring, training, networking, and policies and procedures



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