An experienced manager who is highly motivated and has vast knowledge of the retail industry. As a perfect role model for the team, able to coach, give feedback, build morale, roll out initiatives, and make recommendations on merchandising and product presentation. Able to handle high-profile and hands-on management roles that require commercial acumen and creative flair. As an exceptional person and also able to drive brand availability, & willing to take on board new ideas & adapt them further to make them my own. I am ambitious and passionate about everything and comes from a strong sales and service background that allows to thrive in any competitive and challenging retail environments. Right now ready and qualified for the next stage in an already hugely successful career and is looking forward to making a significant contribution to any future employer
•Organizational and planning skills
•IT skills ( Shopper,Tally,Voyager )
•Business and commercial acumen
•Drive, motivation and initiative
• Good Team player
•Oral and written communication
•Numerical and analytical ability
• Creativity and imagination
•Ability to lead and motivate a team
•Influencing and negotiation
•Work under pressure and deadlines
•Opened 4 EBO'S of U.S.POLO Assn. stores
Within our franchise network PCH Life Style Ltd.
•Opened 5 EBO's and 50 MBO's for the brand
•Achieved Best B.D.M Award for 0% shrinkage
in my entire region.
•Increased the sales volumes by over 70% in
a single financial year for all brands
•Established the market for MBO (Denizen)
Channel in Coastal A.P. territory
•Achieved the Best Store Manager Award for
Highest sales in a month (January 2010) for
The Peter England store
•Achieved the targets of EBO's
•Opened the first ever Double Brand store
(U.S.POLO Assn. & Flying Machine)
in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh in 2011
•Work involves selling the popular Premium brand John Players.
•Handling 11 EBO'S in all retail parameters.
•Expansion of MBO and EBO business.
•Monitoring all trade operation in entire Coastal Andhra Pradesh.
•In charge of 50+ Retail dealers in Coastal A.P.
•Development of the Trade Marketing Strategy to achieve defined business objectives across all product categories.
•Shapes the brand strategy, working with the brand team to incorporate feedback from the affiliates, apply regional judgment and align on choices with global leadership team.
•Contribute to the Company's goals and objectives and improve brand, customer satisfaction and productivity
•Establishing channel strategies and implementing the associated plans.
•Development of a trade promotional plan with key customers and channels.
•Handling Field and Venue Bookings for Channel Sales.
• For any form of communication directly or indirectly linked to Company/Brand equity works under strict supervision and taking responsibility of Marketing Team.
•Working closely with key Retailers to provide category and shopper insights to drive performance.
•Managing and motivating a team to increase sales and ensure efficiency
•Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control in Retail Stores.
•Analyzing sales figures and forecasting future sales.
•Analyzing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning.
•Using information technology to record sales figures, for data analysis and forward planning.
•Dealing with staffing issues such as interviewing potential staff, conducting appraisals and Performance reviews, as well as providing or organizing training and development.
•Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met.
•Resolving health and safety, legal and security issues.
•Responding to customer complaints and comments.
•Organizing special promotions, displays and events.
•Attending and chairing meetings.
•Updating Team on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues.
•Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing.
•Initiating changes to improve the business, e.g. revising opening hours to ensure the stores are compete effectively in the local market
•Work involves selling the popular premium brands in FASHION QUOTIENT
•Handling 4 MBO's of FASHION QUOTIENT Stores, visual merchandising, operations etc.
•It's an inventive of PCH Lifestyle Ltd.
•Handling 18 EBO'S, visual merchandising, operations etc.
•Training the Store Manager for product knowledge and also sales pitch etc.
•Retail Stores- Maintenance & Supervising
•Driving the stores towards profitability for the organization
•Providing value added services to all the customers for a long term business relation -ship
•Arranging different promotional activities in the store surroundings.
•Work involves selling the popular brand Peter England
•Touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues;
•Promoting the organization locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general;
•Dealing with sales, as and when required.
•To give a correct guideline to the C.C.A's and motivate them to achieve the store targets.
•Work involves selling the above brands and local brands
•Leading the team towards the Floor Target Achievement
• Arranging window displays
• Ordering stock
• Stock taking and inventory
• Cleaning up store and display area
• Convening team meetings
• Recruiting and training new team members
• Supervising staff
• Performing ad hoc tasks
• Delegating workload
•Assisting in other store operations
Post-Graduation MCA-from K.G.R.L P.G College (Affiliated to Andhra University) in the year 2008 With a 1st Class 71%
Bachelor's Degree in Science, from K.G.R.L Degree College (Affiliated to Andhra University) In the year 2005 with 60% Personal Attended "Product Training" Program by Arvind Brands Ltd. At PCH Corporate Office. Communications Skills"& "Costumer Service" Workshop by Madura garments Aditya Birla Group. Attended Training program by "INSPIRE ONE" on "Building Sales Excellence & Communication Profiling" at ITC LRBD Head Office.
•Proficient in the use of: MS-Office (Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint).
•Voyager, Shopper 08, 09 ,Tally & Focus Integrated ERP software for Retail Garment Stores
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