You can become a retail buyer by learning from your mentor, Marcus, all the requirements of the various roles in a retail organization. Compare your skills to those required in retail and fill in gaps for a successful transition.
The experience and insight of a qualified retail mentor goes a long way in helping you take the next steps towards accomplishing your goals in the retail industry. Marcus is the mentor to help you capture one of the retail buyer jobs or a related field in retail.
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Waldorf, MD and Bentonville, AR
Marcus Walker has over 25 years of experience working, supervising and managing retail operations of varying sizes and scopes. His goal is to become a retail executive and mentor to provide clearer paths for newer retail professionals. With this clearer path forward, Marcus hopes to remove the negative stigma of retail being a dead-end career.
As a retail supervisor and manager, Marcus has had various responsibilities and accomplishments:
As an assistant buyer and buyer, Marcus is responsible for over $500M in sales, $35M in inventory, and shrink and reduction targets in a region that stretched from Virginia to New England. In one category, he was able to reduce shrink and spoils from 2% of sales down to just under 1% (or $5 Million in savings) in 18 months.
Marcus has strategically purchased and developed hundreds of items responsible for millions in sales. He can help you become a retail buyer or learn more about retail operations.
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You are in the right place. I want to be able to provide you with a better understanding of the retail environment and the skills and qualifications desired for those wanting to evaluate a career path in retail.
I’ll give you a little more information about me.
I have enjoyed delivering customer satisfaction with creative item selection and development that led to strong financial results year after year. As an exceptional communicator, I also have strong negotiation skills, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a keen customer needs assessment aptitude.
Thanks for your interest in learning about retail operations and how you may fit it. We can address some of the common areas as well as those unique situations. Some of the areas we can discuss are:
Here are a few thoughts on how I can assist you in your evaluation of working in retail chains.
I enjoy my career and would like to share my insight with you. Let's talk for an hour so I can give you the information you desire to make the decisions to build your future perhaps to become a retail buyer.
The first step is an easy one! Send in the reservation form by clicking on the button below and I will contact you to arrange an agreeable date and time.
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