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Category Manager successful at contributing to the profitability of retail locations by increasing volume of products sold within designated category. Improve the speed of category merchandise turnover. Specialize in assisting managers with pricing, ordering and organizations of category products.
Manage category numbers
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Category Manager, April 2012 – Present Pasadena America Corporation– Pasadena, CA
Conduct in-store retailing of category products until they are carried out of doors by purchase of customers.
Manage vendor relationships by discussing proper selection, acquisition and availability of products with vendors and negotiating pricing.
Work out delivery options and payment terms with vendors in a successful manner that works for vendors and company.
Set competitive price points for each product within category and conducts necessary research pertaining to those price points.
Implement exit strategies for unsuccessful product lines.
Balance category product pricing and availability with customer demand.
Category Manager, August 2008 – May 2012 Los Angeles Resources Solutions– Los Angeles, CA
Effectively planned and managed inventory to maximize the profitability for the company.
Balanced projected customer demand with inventory flow, forecasts and actual sales.
Conducted financial analysis, performance management, customer forecasting, demand and inventory control on a bi-weekly basis for optimum performance.
2008 Bachelor of Science, Human Resources University of California – Los Angeles, CA