Sears Holdings Corporation (http://jobs.sears.com/vet/learnmore_military.html)
This Buyer is responsible for meeting planned sales, margin and inventory turnover goals for Lawn and Garden Chemicals, bagged good such as potting soil and mulch, fencing and edging products and "wild bird care" items. The objectives will be met through focused merchandise assortments productive marketing and sound merchandise management. The Buyer may have brand management, product development or open market responsibilities. Merchandise is purchased to maximize results while enhancing the overall department, group and company strategy. This position reports directly to the Division Merchandise Manager or General Merchandise Manager and has management responsibility for Associate Buyers and Buyers Assistants. This position works closely with the management team, merchandise planning team, promotional planning team, merchandise placement team and the merchandising support team to significantly improve the profitability and maximize shareholder value.