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Retail Directors oversee store operations and find ways to increase profitability. Key responsibilities seen on a Retail Director resume sample are hiring and training staff, assigning tasks, planning store budgets, solving customer complaints, monitoring stock levels, liaising with suppliers, inspecting the store regularly, and making recommendations for improvement. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to demonstrate the following skills in his or her resume: leadership, retail experience, problem solving, selling skills, networking, analytical thinking, and recordkeeping. Retail management training is necessary to occupy this position.

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Retail Director

  • Successfully implemented new brands on campus and exceeded weekly sales forecast by 35%
  • Directly responsible for four management of 4 national brands
  • Charged with all management duties including recruiting, interviewing, training, counseling and termination for more than 100 employees (35 full-time Teamster Union associates)
  • Responsible for daily sales reports, accounts payable, payroll, ordering, inventory, scheduling, menu planning and customer service
  • Created and monitored financial metrics related to payroll, sales and costs
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all local governing authority and national brand standards while serving as unit audit liaison
  • Worked with multiple levels of clients and internal management levels to ensure satisfactory customer service while meeting fiscal obligations
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Mass Communications
MS
Public
2

Retail Director

Directed $53m retail business in Specialty Footwear Retailers Outlet Division and the Easy Spirit Outlet Division.

  • Created purchase plans for spring and fall Seasons including forecasting of gross margin dollars, stock to sales and retail dollars.
  • Determined merchandise mix/assortment at store level and inventory flow to the stores.
  • Monitored inventory levels, store capacity levels, replenishment strategies and turn.
  • Responded proactively to fluctuations in business levels.
  • Monitored each store's P&L for profitability and contribution to the company.
  • Executed all store opening, closings and remodels.
  • Kept store profiles updated for targeted assortment planning.
  • Daily communication with Regional Sales Managers and District Sales Managers.
  • Traveled to territories for store visits and presentations of upcoming seasonal distribution as well as to Area Sales Manager meetings.
  • 4 direct reports.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Cpht/retail Director

Created training for Pharmacists and pharmacy staff on key software applications.

  • Work and communicate as a team, in daily functions, to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Streamline all printers, servers, software, and workstations, which I installed, for ease of use.
  • Created and implemented an in-pharmacy telehealth clinic to give customers the ability to see a physician and fill medication in one place.
  • Assist in price comparing and entry of all medications that are on order.
  • Designed and implemented Clayton Pharmacy Refill App and website.
  • Oversee budgeting and purchasing of retail items.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Cybersecurity
Cosmetology
4

Retail Director

Provides leadership for an assigned group of stores to meet or exceed all sales and profit targets for the region. Coaching and training all Store Managers to drive commercial success and excel in customer service. Ensure proper execution of established policies, procedures initiatives and directives.

  • Excels in coaching managers to increase their stores sales productivity and profitability
  • Controls all aspects of annual budget for stated region
  • Exceptional team building throughout staff to improve workplace moral
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Business Management
5

Retail Director

  • Was on the opening Team to open new account.
  • Successfully opened Moes Southwest Grill, Chick-Fil-A, Topios, Greens to Go, two POD's, and a new smoothie concept at Jerry's
  • Actively looks at the program to find ways to improve overall campus offering to elevate satisfaction scores. Changed menu at Jerry's and increased sales, changed menu at Topios increased service speed, changed menu at Greens to Go increased appeal, and continually changing items in the POD to grow with customer needs.
  • Continually working with staff to train on waste management, quality control, hospitality management, and serving the Brands every day.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communications & Theatre
6

National Retail Director

  • Execute roll-out of 5 vendor boutique shops “The Showcase at Sears”
  • Coordinated installation schedule and merchandising of 19 international vendors
  • Recruit, hire, and train staff of 66 associates for management and consultative selling roles
  • Develop staff to provide elevated service, selling and presentation skills to drive sales and profitability
  • Communicate weekly sales reporting and store feedback to brands and recommend marketing strategy to drive sales
  • Collaborate with Sears Marketing Team to ensure brand’s promotional calendars are aligned with internal retail Marketing Calendar
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Retail Director of Operations

  • Directly oversee daily operations of nine retail locations on campus
  • Wrote the yearly budgets
  • Responsible for payroll, scheduling and cash management
  • Watched and controlled hourly labor costs
  • Responsible for hiring and training of new employees
  • Responsible for ordering product
  • Controlled product costs by completing weekly inventories
  • Implemented full Simply to go, Mindful and Food for Thought programs
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science

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