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Retail General Managers manage daily operations in a retail store. Common tasks seen on Retail General Manager example resumes include recruiting and training employees, assigning work, placing orders, setting schedules, solving customer issues, implementing new policies and procedures, and making sure sales targets are met. Successful resumes for this job mention the following qualifications: sales abilities, leadership, customer focus, communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, and the ability to motivate sales clerks. Retail General Managers come from different educational backgrounds and usually hold a college degree. Training in sales management is required.

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Retail General Manager

Fully accountable for a growing, efficient, and profitable specialty foods retail space. Managed several locations over this period ranging from 700 sq. ft. with $700,000 in annual sales to 1800 sq. ft. and $1 million in annual sales.

  • Consistent performance meeting food cost goals of 30% and labor cost goals of 25%.
  • Recruited, maintained, developed and motivated an outstanding team.
  • Developed creative marketing actions under budget constraints through local community organizations.
  • Educated a diverse staff on highly specialized and unique Italian cheeses, wines and grocery products.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science And Economics
2

Retail General Manager

Directly work with Hero Ventures & Marvel Entertainment to plan, create, and operate the retail portion of The Marvel Experience. Worked within the scope of a $10M budget.

  • Responsible for financial results of the operation. Oversee financial statements, P&Ls, and budgeting activity. Consistently beat budgeted Per Cap ($7.50) in each city. Finished the show 60% above our budgeted Per Cap.
  • Performs buying of merchandise duties for $2M of inventory. Analyzes vendor, products, and categorical performance for over 25 vendors and 200 unique items. Researches new and current retail trends. Strives to develop and create new custom products.
  • Worked with vendors and Marvel Entertainment to create 50 exclusive licensed products.
  • Involved in the hiring of all management staff, hourly workers, temp agencies, and non-profit groups.
  • Researched and implemented new Point of Sale for the unique traveling show (Revel).
  • Responsible for all daily operations and business affairs.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Recreation / Sports Management
3

Retail General Manager

  • Built entire sales team from scratch that exceeded all previous sales projections.
  • Improved store ranking from 15th to 9th in Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky market area.
  • Already having a high producing location, improved by excelling at increased customer follow up creating more satisfied customers and producing more referrals.
  • Coached and lead all associates in contract sales business to business.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Liberal Arts Studies
Spanish Studies And Mexican Business Practices
4

Retail General Manager

Maintain a positive and professional customer-service oriented attitude while supervising the store and working with employees as a team to achieve company goals.

  • Promoted from store clerk to assistant after six months and promoted to general manager after three months
  • Oversee merchandise levels and maintain standards for the store and employee appearances.
  • Process orders using data from the in-store processor (ISP) and perform forecasting to boost sales
  • Organize inventory on the shelves, storage room and the cooler using the first in first out method.
  • Opening and closing the store ensuring security of the building
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Retail General Manager

3.5 million revenue sales with $100K increase in back to school promotions.

  • Managed 20 direct reports, 2 Assistant Managers, and 4 department supervisors.
  • Profit and Loss Statement Reviews, with daily planning and development strategies.
  • Expanded B2B office print services by working with Small Business Owners Network.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Retail General Manager

Responsible for both store's overall production

  • Manage budgets, inventory levels and payroll
  • Improved inefficiencies at three different locations within the Chicago Region (Woodfield, Watertower and O'Hare)
  • Achieve company goals using passion, innovation and leadership
  • Responsible for staffing, developing and promoting those in my store
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Musical Engineering
7

Retail General Manager

  • Manage all store operations to ensure that sales transactions, customer payments and collection activities are properly performed in accordance with the Company's operations procedures and all applicable laws
  • Increase store profitability through customer relationship development, community involvement, marketing, soliciting new business sources, employee training and managing all store operating expenses
  • Coach, lead and develop all team members for the store to maximize their performance potential
  • Direct, prioritize, delegate and supervise the work of all store employees
  • Determine and/or approve loan values based off of a comprehensive vehicle appraisal
  • Interview and hire qualified candidates for position openings as well as train and retain current staff on company policies and operational procedures
  • Prepare and analyze daily, monthly and other company reports and communicate information necessary to various levels of management
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Multidisciplinary Studies
8

Retail General Manager

  • Manages daily results through setting goals and training employees
  • Develops unique ways to drive sales through events, community activities and other local marketing opportunities
  • Identifies key product drivers for merchandise presentation to enhance sales
  • Collaborates with the Merchandising and Marketing departments to increase sales
  • Obtains and analyzes customers' feedback to identify opportunities in product lines and services
  • Manages all aspects of the business to ensure that focus stays on key business initiatives, store presentation, marketing execution and daily operational cost control
  • Recruits, selects and trains staff and assists with developmental opportunities
  • Communicates and models company initiatives, goals and policies
  • Maintains a safe work area for customers and co-workers
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Liberal Arts

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