Resourceful Buyer with 4-year history developing and implementing successful sales strategies for the largest retailer. Strengths include vendor coordination, product sourcing and promotional planning.
Anyalyzing sales report & NPD
Associate BuyerFeb 2014 to Current Wal-Mart Ecommerce － San Bruno, CA
Financially responsible for a $50M business in the Electronics Department.
Beat Sales Plan by $10M, IMU$ by
$620K @ 30% Comp
Brought in special inventory buys contributed 25% of sales in Q4.
Created exclusive bundles #3 top selling item.
Brought in refurbished product that contributed 10% of sales and higher margins of >20% rate.
Assistant BuyerMay 2010 to Jan 2013 Wal-Mart Ecommerce － San Bruno, CA
Financially responsible for a $15M business in MP3 Players and Portable DVD Category in Electronics.
Worked with trend team on holiday color exclusives drove $600k in Sales in Q4
Created a shelf system bundle sold 3000 units 44% contribution.
Learned Open to buy terminology and forecasting.
Comp shop competitors site.
Worked closely with managers and planners to plan buys.
Merchandise AssistantMay 2010 to Jan 2013 Wal-Mart Ecommerce － San Bruno, CA
Work with Buyers and Item Set up Team to set up new items and maintain item changes such as: Walmart numbers, item dimensions, rebates, add distributors, remove distributors, retail price changes, cost price changes.
Works closely with the copywriters and supplier to manage content acquisition.
Works closely with the Item Set Up Team and supplier to manage the procurement and coordination of digital images and/or samples for the site.
Work with Web Collage and CNET on product demos and page outlook enhancement.
Oversees the quality assurance process as it relates to the item's preparation to go live on the site.
Run in stock daily report for daily publishing.
Track all items coming in, out to supplier, or with cross-functional team to ensure all items go live in a timely manner.
Manage change requests such as: prices, flags, inventory availability, critical live images and copy changes, base/variant maintenance.
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Marketing2005SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY － San Jose, CABusiness Administration and Marketing
Marketing2011Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. San FranciscoMarketing