Manage Produce Department, overseeing a department that generates over $80,000 in weekly sales, and a 12 member team. Direct ordering, merchandising, advertising, and consumer communications of the Produce Department.
- Executed and launched weekly sales promotions and promotional displays that propelled sales from $40,000 to $80,000 on a weekly basis.
- Led market launch of over 20 different new products and items, Identified opportunities, researched new product possibilities, collaborated with teams, assist in marketing and selling new products to generate $1.2M in annual sales for multi-locations of retail stores.
- Performed ongoing customer/market research and demographic profiling to identify and capitalize on market needs.
- Trained, coached, and taught ample new associates on department and company-wide procedures. Trained associates to point of promotion to the management level.