Store Manager Resume

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DARRELL SPENCER
DARRELLSPENCER@INTERNET.COM
8 LEACH DRIVE • SAVANNAH; GEORGIA31406 •201-777-7777

WORK Manager, Kitchen Collection 2004-present
EXPERIENCE Manage daily operations of a $3-milIion annual business. Staff of 15 people.
Responsible for increasing sales and profitability and decreasing expenses.

Increased gross margin by 30% and net contribution by 110% on a 4% sales increase.

Senior Assistant Buyer, Neiman Marcus, Atlanta, GA 2000-2004
Controlled open-to-buy purchase journal, profitability reports, weekly three-month estimate of sales, stocks, and markdown dollars. Planned and negotiated sales promotions, advertising, and special purchases.

Coordinated training and teamwork with managers and merchants in the 25 stores.

Increased department sales 21% more than the Division’s increase.

Assistant Buyer. Assisted selection and distribution of merchandise. Managed all buying office functions while learning to plan sales, control stocks, and mark-down dollars. Created weekly, monthly, and seasonal financial plans.

Developed all systems to support the growth of the branch from a $l-million volume to a $4.5-miIlion annual volume.

Buyer/Manager, Renee’s Hallmark, Gulf Breeze, FL 1997-2000
Bought merchandise for two different gift stores. Directed daily store operations and sales. Directed merchandise presentation, inventory control, and customer service. Scheduled and supervised a 7-person staff.

Increased sales volume 25% more than corporate projection.

Manager, 724 Fashion,Los Angeles, CA 1994-1997
Direct daily store operations. Analyzed trends in fashion, merchandise, and consumer needs. Planned effective marketing strategy, displays, advertising, and an employee sales program.

Increased annual net sales volume by 35%.

EDUCATION Fashion Institute of Design, Los Angeles, CA. B.A. Merchandising, 1993

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