Carolina’s Best (Spartanburg, SC)

Created and implemented marketing plans and effective store strategies to improve sales. Created store presentations, ideas, and
concepts to successfully promote store merchandise. Provided outstanding customer service and continually trained staff by way
of written materials, individual training, and group training. Responsible for the hiring, firing, and management, including
scheduling and payroll, of 5 personnel. Built a strong client base through effective promotional marketing. Worked with sales
representatives for wholesale merchandise and advertising on a regular basis. Effectively managed all merchandise including
buying, receiving, maintaining POS computerized system, and completing annual inventories. Regularly performed market
research on the latest trends. Created training manuals and implemented strict store policies and procedures. Managed a milliondollar
annual budget including inventory equity, gross retail sales revenues, and accounts receivable and payable. Created and/or
approved visual store displays, prints and multi-media advertising campaigns and developed new marketing strategies to widen
customer reach. Managed all daily store operations.