January 2012 — December 2013
Promoted from Buyer position to manage additional vendors, implement promotions, introduced new products and worked closely with web and marketing teams to insure product accuracy and positioning.
•Responsible for the procurement and successful management of $5M in inventory from 44 suppliers of
5200 sku's to 14 retail locations and central warehouse.
•Accurately forecasts sales and identifies the critical items needed to stock in a changing market.
•Served as key liaison between the vendor and internal accounting department.
•Expedited stock delivery, reconciled invoices, resolved shipping discrepancies and facilitated backorders
and returns with vendors.